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    My boyfriend is obsessed with my ex

    So I recently began seeing someone, whom of which he and I have a common factor. My ex is also someone who has done him very wrong. My ex was very abusive, mean, a terrible person, and for whatever reason, I loved him. My new boyfriend is obsessed with him. Everything relates to my ex. Our sex...
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    social anxiety and dating phobia!

    I need to speak to people who understand. I realized that i have very bad anxiety esp when it comes to dating. My heart starts beating fast and i feel the blood drain from my legs at the thought of a relationship. If a guy hits on me, i may have an anxiety attack. I feel like i need to run, and...
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    What type of psychologist should i pick for this racist problem?

    What specialty/skills should a psychologist have for this personal problem i have below... I'm a dark skin male and have this insane anger problem and resentment towards fair skin girls because i believe majority of them are racist and have no interest in dating me because of my skin color...
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    Online dating

    Hello everyone , I am thinking of joining online dating websites as I am fully convinced the love of my life won't get back with m so I have to move on , has anyone had any experience of online dating?
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    Dating: Hard-mode

    Hello beautiful people of the internet! Thanks for this forum where everyone can come share their thoughts! I have been seeing this girl for exactly a month. We have seen each other every weekend now and im going this weekend aswell. For most ppl the best thing about new relationships is the...
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    How do you date when you're depressed?

    I know depression differs with each person, but with me, one of the things that happen is that I suck at replying to people when they message/text/call me. I just don't have the motivation to keep up with these social cues, and just want to stay in my bed and sleep. But in the same time, I want...
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    Hi I'm new to this

    Hi I'm new to this forum but a long time sufferer with depression on and off. I tend to find the higher I get the harder I come crashing back down. Over the past few years I have suffered and I've had pills to help me. Which I stopped taking (yes probably the wrong decision) over a year ago...
  8. L

    Anxitey ruining dating life

    Hi has Anxitey ruined anyone's dating life?😟😟😟
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    relationship advice?

    I started dating someone recently and this is my first proper relationship. We're in a long distance relationship so it's already not that easy to show how I feel, since I'm bad with words and usually just do it by actions. This person and I were really good friends before we started dating and...
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    Relationship advice

    I'm so confused on what to do. I don't want a relationship because I've always been unhappy previously and seen how damaging they are to everyone involved. I've seen and been through some horrendously abusive and destructive relationships and never want to put myself through that. I want a nice...
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    How do I flirt and/or start a relationship with a schizophrenic man?

    Hi, I'm not a stranger to mental illness. I was just released from hospital for severe Depression and Anxiety. Treatment included Electroconvulsive Therapy and medication. While I was in hospital I met a man who was a former patient (3+ yrs ago), who has schizophrenia. I liked him...
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    Mentally ill partner?

    I am soon to be released from hospital. I haven't had a girlfriend since my psychotic breakdown seven years ago. I told the doctor I was going to join a dating agency for the mentally ill. He warned me not to, saying, "You don't want to get into trouble." Is he being harsh on mentally ill people...
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    is anyone on this? what do you think?

    nolongerlonely.com dating for adults with mental health problems site!
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    Any Advice for New Relationship Anxiety?

    Hi everybody, I used to suffer from GAD pretty badly and had the symptoms under control for many years, but now they are back in full force. I guess they started really coming back when I had to end a serious relationship 7 months ago. I was ruminating on whether or not I should end it...
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    Why am I always getting bullied I know I'm a pretty girl and I have some confidence and people always seem to find a way to make me feel awkward or like worthless.. I don't have any friends I spend a lot of my time at home or at the gym... I just don't understand why Im always the subject and I...
  16. L

    Dating someone with Schizoaffective DO

    Hello-- I am dating, and am in love with, a man who has been diagnosed with Schizoaffective DO. I love him very much, and he loves me, all is well when we are together. He is not experiencing any symptoms and is very good at keeping up with his meds, exercise, etc. He goes on a lot of...
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    Is this normal ?

    Yeah is it, where what it is, is I have had it all my life and it frustrates me to the point it is part of the depression, maybe a large part , where I think it's psychological but I don't know hence why I'm asking ; What it is, all through my teens I had no interest in dating, this went into...
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    Relationship repulsion?

    Hello, I'm new here, and I have a bit of a problem. I'll give you some background. When I was young, I didn't get on that well with my dad, sometimes he was lovely, and i did love him, but other times he was reclusive, mean to my mum and I, he used light drugs, and cheated on her. My parents...
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    No friends, Rejecting Colleagues, Uncaring family, No dating partner, I'm a failure

    No friends, Rejecting Colleagues, Uncaring family, No dating partner, I'm a failure For the past few days, I'm going insane It started off with repeated failures in my life despite me trying harder each time, it just doesn't work out and I'm always stuck at the same place. Colleagues I have...
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    How to break up with someone, especially when you're overwhelmed with guilt..?

    How to break up with someone, especially when you're overwhelmed with guilt..? Hi all, I have OCD which manifests in various ways. One of which is that I have a great fear of hurting others, and feel overly responsible for others' well-being. I've recently been out on a few dates with a...