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sooooooo confused

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 9:29pm

Ok so I was with a guy for 6 years we have a 4 year old lil boy we split up for 6 mo the because of his jealousy and him not being supportive. In the time we were broken up I hooked up with my ex t...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families, Life transitions, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Relationship issues confused

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 5:11pm

Ive been talking to this guy for about a month with both of us agreeing on going into a relationship ive been on three dates out with him first day we kissed held hands and talked about alot. secon...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

New girlfriend has slept with a married man and doesn't regret it

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 10:01am

I really don't know if I am over reacting on this, which I do have a habit of doing but I could really do with some advice as per the title, I've started to see a girl, I've known her for a good...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships

Anniversary Expectations (Long)

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 8:37am

Tomorrow is our 25th anniversary. Actually, it is now 1:30am so TODAY is our anniversary. Over a year ago I began talking to my husband about what we might do to celebrate it; have a party, go a...

Tags: Anniversary,expectations,sexless marriage
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Confused

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 7:08am

My boyfriend (graduated) and I (junior) have been together for 2 years now and this boy at my school I've seen and we have started talking has confessed he has feelings for me but understands I'm i...

Tags: high school,love,two guys,two,confused,sad
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Friends & Family, A Psychologist's Perspective

I'm always insecure, jealous, etc. - looking for best advice (not chastising)

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 2:48am

In my 40's, second relationship, blended family situation. Partner is same age, second relationship, etc. We fight a lot. In the beginning he led me to believe the relationship was close but was...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Sex and Affairs

I'm so unsure :-(

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 2:00am

Hi. I've been seeing a lady now for a little while...it started great, slow and didn't rush as 8 months ago she had left her x partner after three years, because of something he did... We dated ...

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Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment, A Psychologist's Perspective

Is it worth it?

posted Mon 1, Sep 2014 at 2:56pm

I'm 31 years old and I'm a guy and my girlfriend of 4 1/2 months is 25. I have 3 daughters, 2 of them live with me full-time. My girlfriend loves kids and was perfectly fine with my situation. My...

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Work, Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together

Shouldn't we all be important?

posted Mon 1, Sep 2014 at 9:17am

My fiancé believes that we should love the children more that we do each other. When I said that I love him as much as I do my kids he told me that it's a terrible thing. I think a family should al...

Tags: Time,kids,parents,each other,sex,feelings
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Bringing up Children Together

In a serious relationship, old co-worker is interested in me, need advice!!!

posted Mon 1, Sep 2014 at 3:21am

Hi everyone, I'm in a serious relationship with my partner of 3 years and we have a 7 month old son. I love him very much and he's a great dad to our son. We fight about money and other things li...

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Jealousy issues with bf

posted Tue 1, Nov 2011 at 6:45pm

Ive been with my bf for almost 9 years, and although i've always been a jealous person i feel like its now getting out of hand. Just some background info... Years ago I found out he was having an i...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Is He Leading Me On? I Really Care About Him ...

posted Fri 25, Nov 2011 at 12:15am

Hi all, I'm in need of some relationship advice. I'm feeling really blue about this. So here it is: I've known this wonderful guy for over a year, and was previously with another guy but knew hi...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment

help - we just cant talk without arguing

posted Wed 24, Sep 2008 at 1:12pm

My fella and I have been together for 8 years and have children together. Over the past 4 years we have be gradually been drifting apart with issues from work , neighbours from hell and me not sle...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Shoul I Leave Him?

posted Tue 1, Nov 2011 at 10:09am

Hi Guys Im Kinda New To This Site... Okay So Im 16 And Going out with a guy who is 25 ( Yes 9 Years InBetween Us.) 3 Days Ago Was His Birthday, so as usual he picked me up from school with his car...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

I met another guy during a break up, but now my bf and I are back together, help!

posted Mon 21, Nov 2011 at 5:37pm

My boyfriend and I have been together for a year and 5 months now. The majority of that time we have lived together also. We've had ups and downs that have led us to break up several times (his fa...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

confused

posted Thu 8, Dec 2011 at 2:31pm

Me and my boyfriend have been together for 4 and a half years, we are both only 20 so started dating when we were 16. 10 days before we got together my boyfriend broke up with me and we had been to...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

Boyfreind caught masturbating in bed while I'm asleep

posted Mon 23, May 2011 at 11:40am

Hi new to this! But just wondering. Iv been with my boyfreind for 6months now and we live in our own flat. Everythings great etc and Yesterday we had sex during The day, and I fell asleep in bed ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

webcam

posted Sat 28, Jan 2012 at 10:12am

I have been in a relationship with my partner for a year and moved in with him 3 months ago. I have just discovered that he is a member on a swinging website and that he masturbates online over a w...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

Is it him or me???

posted Tue 13, Mar 2012 at 10:51pm

I've been with my partner for over 7 years and we have a young baby now and I'm back at work, I went back only weeks after her birth and I'm trying to juggle home work and baby. We have exchanged ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Partner has fallen out of love with me

posted Wed 11, Apr 2012 at 12:30am

I was with my partner for 3 and a half years. We split up 3 weeks ago. Things weren't going well for a while and I could feel that we were going to break up but it just doesn't feel real at the mom...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

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Cheating?

posted Sat 29, Dec 2012 at 12:05am

Been reading up on the effects of cheating, They say 'When a couple doesn't engage in activities that were at once fun and fulfilling' it can lead to cheating. This happened to me after 3 years, i ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

I don't know what to do as we are growing apart

posted Sat 29, Dec 2012 at 8:55pm

I have been seeing my girlfriend for a year now, we had dated before, though due to moving to tertiary things had changed or rather it just vanished. We got back once again, everything was fine as ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

We're on a break...

posted Tue 1, Jan 2013 at 10:49pm

I initiated for us to go on a short term break (it's Tuesday now and it's only until Saturday hopefully) because we're doing a lot of bickering, taking each other for granted and not appreciating e...

Tags: Break,help,missing him
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner

Fading

posted Fri 4, Jan 2013 at 10:47am

My boyfriend and I have lived together for almost five years. We have been together for just over six years. When we were first together, there was a lot of excitement and we were magnetically ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Long Distance, Another Girl but with no cheating ... What do I do? What will happen?

posted Sat 29, Dec 2012 at 4:02pm

I've been in a relationship for 3yrs now. It was a rocky one with our ups and downs, but we are best friends and really care about each other. Our relationship was too serious too fast and most of ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

19 years of marriage...Am I being stupid.

posted Mon 7, Jan 2013 at 2:56pm

Hi everyone, I am new to this and I really hope that I can get some good advice, as I have no idea how to deal with the situation I finds myself in. My husband and I had been having problems in ou...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner

Is my marriage over?

posted Tue 8, Jan 2013 at 5:46pm

Hi - first post. My husand and I have been married for 20 years and we have been having problems probably for over 5+ years. It started after the birth of my third son when my labido hit rock bot...

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Money, Work, Housework, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together

Sacrifice or Quit

posted Tue 8, Jan 2013 at 12:07am

I have split up with my partner of 3 years a couple of months ago, however we are still at the talking stage and she is still living in the place we rented together. I think it is fair to say the ...

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Work, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Scared jealousy will ruin marriage.

posted Fri 11, Jan 2013 at 4:34am

Here's my story, We've been a couple for 10 years, lived with each other for 9 and been married for 2. Since we met I had smoked cannabis pretty every day, and spent way too much time on the...

Tags: jealousy
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Affairs and Jealousy

lying why cant i stop

posted Fri 11, Jan 2013 at 7:07pm

why cant i stop lying, my wife is so honest and up front and i always know where i stand with her but i cant stop lying, but i only do it to stop people getting hurt. our relationship is at breakin...

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Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner

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