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any advice

posted Tue 28, Apr 2015 at 5:44pm

I've been with my partner 20 years. We have 4 children eldest is 18 then 17 /10&6years. When we first together &I was expecting my first son he left and went of with he's friends sister & was going...

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Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Any one got thoughts on this one

posted Tue 28, Apr 2015 at 11:50am

Right folks can anyone help me here with regards to this wee niggle thats bothering me. Ok so i live with my partner, we are very happy and there is nothing amiss, before i lived with him i worked ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Sex and Affairs

Resentment

posted Tue 28, Apr 2015 at 10:51am

I had arrange marriage with my husband and it was also because I had failed in love due to my own mistake. I fall in love with someone who mairly was friends with benefits with me and couldn't offe...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together, Communications in relationships

Time spent ((help))

posted Mon 27, Apr 2015 at 6:36am

I'm 25 and my partner is 27. Dated for a few months then decided to be a couple So now we're coming up to our 1 year anniversary and I don't think we're gonna make it. We have a child together ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

in a nutshell.

posted Sun 26, Apr 2015 at 3:59pm

my boyfriend and I have been together for 4 years, and he has been clinically depressed. when we first met he was taking depression medication, our relationship was perfect we had so much fun and s...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Trouble in long-distance relationship paradise

posted Sun 26, Apr 2015 at 1:40pm

We met online and after two years, finally met in real life. After so many fears of mine that I will not be good enough live, that we might not work out, once I've met him, I have been proven wrong...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together

Controlling behavior

posted Sun 26, Apr 2015 at 9:06am

Hi, my husband and I on the whole have a good relationship, it is almost our 9th anniversary and we have been together for 15 yrs. There are no financial worries (my husband is the main earner and...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Help Me

posted Sat 25, Apr 2015 at 4:47pm

Hi, i am in desperate need of help. My partner and I have been together for 6 years we have a beautiful little girl, we live together and all of our finances are tied together. The issue is... I fe...

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Money, Work, Housework, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

PLS ADVICE,AM COFUSED

posted Sat 25, Apr 2015 at 1:23pm

hi,afternoon. am confuse. I have a girlfriend who we just started dating 3 months ago. I have good intentions for her and wanna walk in love with her and she also say the same thing also. I believe...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Anybody online now?

posted Fri 24, Apr 2015 at 10:44pm

Getting so annoyed at the moment and just want to cry... My fiance is literally so selfish and I don't know what to do anymore, he expects me to drop everything for him yet he won't do the same. He...

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Money, Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

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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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Feelings of resentment towards partner

posted Sun 8, Jul 2012 at 11:41am

We have an older child, a younger one with special needs who saddly passed away earlier this year and another one on the way. Our child was diagnosed with a lifelimiting ilness and had lots of comp...

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Work, Housework, Finding Time for Each Other, Having a Child with Additional Needs, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

forgive and forget

posted Tue 10, Jul 2012 at 3:23pm

ive been with my boyfriend for 2 years and before that we were friends. im 22 and he is 30 the gap has never bothered either of us and i understand that he would have probly dated before me. i aske...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Advice Please

posted Sun 15, Jul 2012 at 11:59pm

I've been with my boyfriend for 2 and a half years and weve been happy for the majority of it however i started to like other people and have feelings for them but i have never left him but i have ...

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Fed up, sad and confused....

posted Mon 16, Jul 2012 at 11:37am

I will try and keep this simple because like most men I am not very good at explaining things, but this anonymous arena seems quite 'safe'. I have been with my partner for nearly two and a half ...

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trying to make it work

posted Thu 12, Jul 2012 at 11:19pm

I filed for divorce because of major trust issues on both sides. It hurts him, he says, that I am accusing him of being unfaithful and it hurts me when he says that there has been strange things th...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

can i trust her?

posted Wed 18, Jul 2012 at 10:14pm

me and my wife of 5 years who is 10years my juniour have recently been goin through some bad patchs.she has suddenly put up barriers and doesnt want to be intamate in any way , hugging ,kissing, se...

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Affairs and Jealousy

i want her back!

posted Fri 20, Jul 2012 at 3:01am

how do i get my ex back? we have had an amazing relationship for 6 years and have literally lived in each others pockets. my ex lost her dad last year and i have stood by her through it all, she ha...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Wait? Hold on? Confused!

posted Wed 25, Jul 2012 at 4:29pm

I'm nearly 18 and about to go to university on the other side of the country. He's nearly 17 and about to start 6th form. We've know each other two years - we talk everyday by text/facebook. We m...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment

Controlled

posted Wed 25, Jul 2012 at 9:50pm

I'm 58, male and been married for over 28 years during which time I have experienced many of the symptoms described as 'controlling behaviours' on this website. This has led to constant rowing. Gen...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Should I be untrusting in this new relationship?

posted Thu 26, Jul 2012 at 10:46am

I have been dating this guy for 3, nearly 4 months. We get on extremely well and are just entering 'exclusivity'. However, there is one thing that is bothering me and I can't get it out of my mi...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

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