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Am I right to want to leave.

posted Tue 25, Nov 2014 at 10:41pm

I have been married 11 years. When my husband first found me I was living on the streets working and finishing school. Our first set of issues started with his parents saying I'm not welcomed in th...

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Sex and Affairs

Money issues

posted Tue 25, Nov 2014 at 6:33am

Hi im not sure if Im in the right forum But I would like to ask your opinion guys My bf & I plan on holiday this coming Christmas. So far so good. We booked the flight While we were searchin...

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Should I stay or should I go?

posted Tue 25, Nov 2014 at 5:30am

In summary: My boyfriend (35 yrs old) and I (23 yrs old) have been dating almost 4 years now (long distance 2 years). The age difference is extreme we do make a great team. I am finishing up my col...

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

Is this working?

posted Tue 25, Nov 2014 at 12:51am

I feel like my relationship is extremely boring. My partner doesn't seen to understand and I know he's a introvert but I don't think that is an excuse. We argue over his lack of converse. For ex...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Questioning if I should leave first time lesbian relationship...

posted Mon 24, Nov 2014 at 11:52pm

Long story but I'll try to keep it short. I am in my first lesbian relationship for 3 years now. She's perfect, I couldn't ask for anyone to treat me better. She has always been gay, I have always ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Sex and Affairs

confusion why my partner holds onto the past

posted Mon 24, Nov 2014 at 11:43pm

We have been together for a little over a year now. Things have been amazing. But recently people have from my partners past have resurfaced. Thankfully a couple just dropped off. But one is pe...

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

Should I leave the past in the past, or move on?

posted Mon 24, Nov 2014 at 10:31pm

I have been with my boyfriend now for over 2 years, about 5 months ago we moved in together. The begginning of our relationship was quite rough, a series of him cheating on me and lying about it, b...

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Money, Work, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Virginity: Our lies, truths and now a confession

posted Mon 24, Nov 2014 at 5:11pm

Hello, my fiancé recently told me that he had sex with two previous girlfriends and one one night stand. He broke down and said he wanted me to know the truth. Let me go back to when we first met, ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

mixed relationship troubles.....

posted Mon 24, Nov 2014 at 9:55am

Hi all, guess I'm just here looking for some insight. I'm with my boyfriend of 7 years who is a different culture and religion. His family have always welcomed and accepted me and my family have no...

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Friends & Family, Making a Commitment, Mixed Families, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

I took my relationship for granted

posted Sun 23, Nov 2014 at 10:18pm

Hello, I am looking for advice on how to change myself so I can save my marriage. Some background: We've been married over 5 years and dated for over 5 years prior to gettimg married. Whil...

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Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

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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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Please help :(

posted Thu 15, Nov 2012 at 10:59am

A year ago next week, I met the most amazing person. He was just what I wanted and needed after my previous break up six months beforehand. However, I went into this relationship with some 'baggage...

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I feel trapped, and I thought I was good at this relationship stuff...

posted Fri 16, Nov 2012 at 1:26am

Hello, I think I'm writing here just to get all this off my chest. Iv been in a relationship for roughly 10 months now, and I know it may not seem like a long time, but I have just had enough o...

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I don't know whether to take him back :S

posted Mon 19, Nov 2012 at 6:53pm

A few weeks ago I left my boyfriend of 4 years. He is saying he is sorry and has realised what he did was wrong and has said he will change, but the problem is I really don't feel that I can forgi...

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is she just a friend?

posted Wed 14, Nov 2012 at 11:46pm

theres this girl that my boyfriend has been friends with for years. He always says how i should be more like her because she doesnt say anything to her boyfriend when shes angry and i do which he c...

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

Long-distance relationship. Help!

posted Sat 17, Nov 2012 at 6:08pm

I'm in a long distance relationship and I'm beginning to feel incredibly bitter. I am a grad student and we are different continents right now (I'm in London and she's on the East coast) so we wil...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment

could just use some advice really i feel quite strong on my view but i always doubt myself, is my relationship as real as it seems

posted Tue 20, Nov 2012 at 10:06pm

Hi there, I have a turkish boyfriend (I know the response that provokes) we have been together for a couple of months, I met him whilst on holiday with friends but we were only friends or aquainanc...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

boyfriend loves me but doesnt want to be with me

posted Wed 21, Nov 2012 at 10:52am

Hello, my boyfriend and i havent been together for over a month now. he says he still loves me but doesnt want a relationship anymore with me, because i've put him off having relationships. on the...

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Cheating

posted Sun 18, Nov 2012 at 2:26pm

I have been with my partner for 5 years, we have 4 children in total but only 2 together, the youngest is only 8weeks old. My partner has constantly cheated on me throughout our relationship, al...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I want his support in a really difficult situation, but he fights and shouts at me.

posted Thu 22, Nov 2012 at 10:17pm

I should give you some background information first. My current partner and I have been together 4 years. We both have children from previous relationships. Both of us have problems with our famili...

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Having a Child with Additional Needs, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner

my partner says she loves me but is not in love with me.

posted Thu 22, Nov 2012 at 7:09am

i've been with my partner now for 5 years and we have an awesome little boy. A couple of days ago my partner told me she didn't know how she felt about me. After talking to her she also said that s...

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Money, Work, Housework, Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Having a Child with Additional Needs, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families

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