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How to have "consent talks" with a partner who strongly dislikes such conversation?

With time, I learnt that, when it comes to feelings, love, sex (non-exhaustive list), the truth of the moment might be different from the one of yesterday or tomorrow. Now, if I reorganize your ...
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How to politely tell my girlfriend to move out? (we hadn't actually agreed to live together)

I had kind of a similar situation when my boyfriend was moving to my city. We had agreed that he can stay at my place while he checks out apartments he had picked out and if non work out he rents an ...
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How to politely tell my girlfriend to move out? (we hadn't actually agreed to live together)

With my first girlfriends, I tried to treat the resting / sleeping like in the movies: falling asleep hugged, waking up in a certain way etc. For me, it was terrorizing, because I could not have a ...
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How can I communicate with my girlfriend about sharing the rent?

If you guys stay longer together, you will have much more of this, and you better settle this now, otherwise you will face much steeper issues down the road. Who pays for the next car? Who pays for ...
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Mutual interests and common values vs skills

So basically, that textbook denies these items That's not something you can conclude from the passage you quoted. The book mentions what people commonly associate with intimacy and its strength, but ...
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Mutual interests and common values vs skills

Can we still make our interpersonal relationships work with just certain skills? No. To achieve most things, one must have both skill and desire. For example, a child might be sent to piano lessons ...
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How can I find out if my gf only wants me for a green card?

The real red flag for me here is the emotional manipulation: "If you really loved me, you would marry me" and the pressure after only one month of dating. Also the pressure to have sex. ...
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