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... I have been with my partner now for 18 years. But now all we do is fight over everything I say and do. I have been told I am a control freak and act more like a mother then a girlfriend :( I just do these things out of love. Why is that so hard to understand? It is not "harping". I am afraid I am just driving a big fat wedge between us more and more and I am scared to death of... (6 replies)
... talk yourself out of this. Stop and think before saying these things. We have much more choice and control over what comes out of our mouths than we give ourselves credit for. You can do this. ... (6 replies)
... Use that fear of losing him and remember that fear every time you feel the need to control or demand. Is your partner easy going or does he provoke you? ... (6 replies)

... another whinging control freak! I tried the dating agency, and finally attracted Whinging Pete. When A dropped me, I was heartbroken, so needy, and soon attracted another man. ... (157 replies)
... Well, my husband is a smoker too and I completely understand where you are coming from on this issue. Unfortunately you can't make them stop no matter what you say or do. They have to want to stop, just like with any other addiction. Do he smoke in the home? If so, you could tell him that smoking indoors is no longer acceptable. It is your home too and you have the... (6 replies)
... You are doing well. As to the smoking...most people don't get off the fags the first few times they give it up. Nagging won't help with this or any other addiction, if it did, then addictions wouldn't exist. I really don't think you will solve this one, and that is OK (remember, 100% responsible for you, 0% responsible for anyone else). The smoker has to come to it himself.... (6 replies)
... Hi, from my experience, you can not change people. If your SO wants to smoke, you can't force that person to quit. You can't force anyone to change, they have to "want" to make changes to improve their life. If someone was on my back to constantly change a habit of mine, I would get defensive and not listen. I have realized that either I "accept" that person for... (6 replies)
... Thank you both very much for your feedback. Your 100% right now I just have to keep this in the back of my head. I did ok yesterday. After I read both of your replys I bit my tongue all day. But the only thing I have a really hard time with is the smoking issue. What do I do? Continue to watch someone I love dearly kill themself with cigarettes??????? I can't stand it anymore!... (6 replies)
... Very tall ladies get married way less often than short males. ... (113 replies)
... first two years of our relationship was an insane emotional roller coaster. I am not sure exactly what happened but it was like sink or swim. One of us had to become more emotionally, mentally, and physically secure. I took that step and made it a huge step. ... (38 replies)
... and then become a foster mom. Motherhood is a delight for me and something, if I do say so myself, I am very good at. ... (6 replies)

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