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He doesn’t talk and runs away

When we have problems small or big he runs from talking about them and says it’s not working for him and tries to leave me. Then as we talk more I hear about the old problems and he blames that on why we have any problems, which have nothing to do with the subject we are arguing about. (more…)

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Like roommates, unaffectionate and non-sexual

My marriage needs help. I find myself resentful when I think about the things I want to change but in over 10 years things have only gotten worse. My husband is unaffectionate. Sex is virtually nonexistent. It’s a very isolating feeling to live with someone who feels more like a roommate than a lover or a spouse. (more…)

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I am insecure about her friend

I am in a new relationship. In most ways it is great. But there is one thing that bothers me uncontrollably. Just before we got together my girlfriend was dating someone else. It got a little intimate, but he didn’t follow through. Then she met me. She kept talking to him, but was open and honest with both of us. He was a friend, she was dating me. Then he tried something sexual with her. (more…)

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He is very jealous. How can I get him back?

I dated a guy for 2 years. Well, we recently broke up and it’s tearing me up inside. I love him a lot but every time we got into an argument I would tell him that I’m leaving. Eventually he got tired of me saying this and he helped me move. How can I get him back? I left several large items at his home and I have been over there three nights a week since we broke up. (more…)

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Our differences get in the way of being happy

What do you do when your partner and you are just too different? We are getting into fights over our differences, and spending more time unhappy together than we are enjoying each other’s company. It seems like our differences are getting in the way of being happy together. (more…)

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We are soulmates, but can we make it?

Five years ago I met my soulmate. We are soulmates, but can we make it? I love him so much, he is the greatest guy I have ever known and at times I feel like I cannot live without him. But when he gets stressed I get put on the back burner and he tells me he just needs time to himself. He later explains it by saying that he can’t take the stress of a relationship at the same time with the other stresses he is dealing with. (more…)

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Confused over what our separation means

Two weeks have passed since my boyfriend left and I have been trying to focus more on myself and the things I left aside while I was with him, although in the top of my head are the big questions. What should I expect from all this? Should I try to forget him? Is this a testing period or a signal that we are not meant to be together? (more…)

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I apologized but she will not forgive and forget

My partner and I have been married for six months. The other day l said something very stupid which upset her. I apologized right away and she said she forgave me. But then she got mad again. I even promised to make it up to her by doing something she really likes together. But now she says we must do this every time — or she wont forgive me. (more…)

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Can I get him to fall back in love with me?

My husband walked out on me and our children six months ago. He said he loved me but was not in love with me, no passion, no spark and no click. He said he was unhappy and felt I was too controlling. He also said he felt like he had a chain around his ankle. He also told me that he has been feeling this way five years now. There is no other woman in his life. (more…)

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We fight because he cheats and lies

I have been with my fiance for 6 years. But, for about the past 2 years we have been very unhappy. We have issues or problems that have been going on and yet we have really failed to bring them to each others attention except when we fight. Along with all of this, my fiance has been cheating on me for about a year and a half and has continuously lied to me about it. (more…)

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I am dating an unhappily married man

I have been dating a guy for two weeks. He is in a unhappy marriage, sleeps on the couch. He bought his wife over from another country, then she changed. We see each other many hours a day, we love each others’ company, but I am worried about the wife. He has not had sex with her for over a year, and she does not want to go back to her country. Am I going to get hurt? (more…)

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She already has a boyfriend

18 months ago I started my job. I became friends with a girl there I have a lot in common with. I instictively knew something would happen between us. We played the flirting game and after a few months we kissed. Then it calmed down but then the games started again. She already has a boyfriend and at first I had a wife but we separated last summer. (more…)

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Pain and drama are hurting our relationship

Pain and drama are hurting our relationship. We were engaged. My ex and I broke up over his past infatuations with my best friend and I had a thing on a spring break with one of my good friends. But I told him about it as soon as I got back and confessed everything. Now him and my best friend do not talk anymore and we are trying to work things out. (more…)

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I would do anything to get her back

I had a some-what mutual breakup with my girlfriend. For five years we were together; a rocky relationship to say the least. We were in one of those relationships where you breakup and get back together over and over again. Most of the time I would be the one to leave because the arguments were just too heated, and she was just so stubborn. (more…)

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He cannot commit but cannot break up

I have been together for eight months with my boyfriend, and he is all of what I want in a man. I am devoted to him. He says that no one in the world could love him or understand him more than I do. Everything was going smoothly until we had a talk about marriage. He started to fear our commitment but he also cannot break up. It seems that he no longer knows what to do or want. (more…)

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Can we get past broken trust?

I found out my boyfriend had an account with an dating website. I found out he had the account and was looking for a girl for a relationship. I thought I was going to die. I read emails sent to him from girls. I was torn, I didn’t know if I should confront him or not. I, the one who was betrayed was worried about him thinking I was snooping. (more…)

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I only get his undivided attention with sex

I’m in a somewhat of a relationship with a guy for 7 months now. He said I am someone he can count on, and we talk to each other every day and see each as often as we can. The problem is that I do everything for the relationship. The only time I have his undivided attention is when we are having sex. He still says I’m his friend. Is this relationship going anywhere? I love him. (more…)

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How can you tell when the relationship is over?

I have a traveling bug is splitting me and my boyfriend apart. I do not want to finish with him because I love him, but we have had many problems, i.e. sex has gone off, I feel annoyed about living where I do, I feel like I don’t know what I want anymore, about my feelings of attraction to my boyfriend. How do you know when it has come to the end? (more…)

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How can you tell if you are with your soulmate?

I have met a guy and we have been talking for 4 weeks now. I know that is a short amount of time, but we both feel that there is something “unspoken” about our relationship. We say that we are friends who have strong feelings and emotions for one another. I truly believe that he is my true soulmate, but I also don’t want to rush our relationship. (more…)

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How can I know if he is really serious?

I have been with my boyfriend for 2 months. I love him very much, and he says he loves me. But I am not so sure. He never does anything to hurt me but I know his past, and I want to trust him. I have been hurt so many times before and by a really important person in my life — my father. But how do I know if my boyfriend is really serious, or if its just a phase that will disappear? (more…)

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