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I want to move to the next step (he is not ready) PLEASE HELP

posted Tue 18, Jul 2017 at 3:10pm

I have been dating one of my closest friends for about six months (we have known each other for four years so it is not as a new relationship). We are not that young as I am 27 years old. We a...

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Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Very Confused NEED ADVICE Should I stay or should I back down?

posted Mon 17, Jul 2017 at 4:53pm

BACKGROUND: I met my now boyfriend when I was 16 and he was 20. We had no idea it would turn into a relationship but 3 months of texting and hanging out once in a while turned into more than just a...

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Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

Am I over thinking this or does my fiance have no faith in me as a person? What should we do?

posted Sun 16, Jul 2017 at 2:07am

So I guess I'll start with some background information. We have been together for 6 1/2 years and have been living together for just under 6 years. He originally moved in with me because his parent...

Tags: Relationship problems,arguments,the future,fears,illness,financial troubles
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Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Is my girlfriend manipulating and lying to me?

posted Sat 15, Jul 2017 at 7:08am

Relationship of 7 years, when we first met she said some quite strange things. Mainly around how great her ex was in bed and that it never got boring but that he treated her like garbage. Sex b...

Tags: sex,lies,manipulation
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Fiance financially caring for his family

posted Fri 14, Jul 2017 at 5:33pm

My fiance of 3 years (dated two before that) has been supporting his family financially since he got his first job. He has a younger brothef who also works that contibutes nothing. Since we moved i...

Tags: family,love,finances,stress
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Money, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Should I break up with my girlfriend? (Please please help me!)

posted Mon 10, Jul 2017 at 11:09pm

Hey everyone I'm a 16 year old guy and I've been in a relationship with my girlfriend (17) for 5 months now. When we started dating there was this wonderful spark between us for about 3 months wher...

Tags: boyfriend,girlfriend,teenager,relationship,breakups,trouble,help
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

Help - i'm in a sexless marriage.

posted Mon 10, Jul 2017 at 8:37pm

I've been married for 15 years and have 2 kids aged 6 and 8. I've reached an impossible situation in my marriage as my wife never (ever) wants to have sex. She has used every excuse under the sun a...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Daughter-in-law constantly seeking father-in-law attention

posted Mon 10, Jul 2017 at 5:57pm

Is she crossing the boundary lines? I have a daughter-in-law that calls/texts my husband almost daily. she isn't asking for advice or help. She is solely seeking his attention. We have large ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Jealousy control ?

posted Fri 7, Jul 2017 at 10:26pm

I got engaged in April 17 after a year together.This man swept me off my feet showered me with gifts romantic meals and gestures. However in September I went on a hen night when I seen him next he...

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Realtionship with Younger Man: I'm 43 He is 24.

posted Tue 4, Jul 2017 at 8:09am

I am widow for 4 years with 2 kids. I have a relation with a 24 year old guy almost age of my daughter. But he thinks and talk like a 30 yr old man. We are now in our 7 months, still going better, ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

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Can I love/like my wife after an affair

posted Thu 20, Aug 2009 at 7:35am

Hi, My wife had an affair last summer, whilst I was working away. She had it with a 'friend' of a 'friend'. It was going on for 5-6 weeks before I found out. Then when I found it, she agreed to ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

What should I do? PLZ help me...

posted Thu 20, Aug 2009 at 10:11am

When she use to live in the same country as i did. we were so close and so honest to each other. she was 15 and I was 14. her dad was very strict about her having a boyfriend. So we had to hide our...

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Affairs and Jealousy

So confused and sad after my affair

posted Sun 23, Aug 2009 at 8:49pm

Hi, I have been in love with my husband for 10 years, together for 7, married for 2 and we have a beautiful and much loved daughter who just turned 4. I havent been myself recently and have bee...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

I'm not proud to say any of this ...

posted Mon 24, Aug 2009 at 11:53am

I am a guy in my mid fifties, and have been married for 32 years, with four lovely children, all of whom have left home now. It is true to say that I married my "best friend". If I'm honest, I'm no...

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

a life changing decision

posted Tue 25, Aug 2009 at 7:13pm

i need some advice, i have got myself into a situaion and cant see a way out - or cant seem to make a decision about what to do!! I have been in a relationship for 2 yrs in dec with *Simon* who i m...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

Worse situation ever imaginable

posted Thu 27, Aug 2009 at 1:53pm

I am married with 2 children but things have been tough in our relationship due to the past and even now we are having more and more problems. We rarely see each other. We often argue. We have...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Shall i give it another go!!! advice pls

posted Thu 27, Aug 2009 at 8:01pm

I have been split up with my boyfriend now for 2 months, we split due to his aggressive behaviour. We have had problems over the 4 years we have been together with trust i have never trusted him be...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Is what im feeling normal - need some advice.

posted Sat 29, Aug 2009 at 8:20pm

Hi all, first post so here goes, I will start off with a bit of background info first!, im 20 and i own and run my own business which to be honest is very stressful, but i can cope with that. I ...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Advice

posted Mon 31, Aug 2009 at 12:06am

I am currently living with my partner. We have recently moved in together. I met him over a year ago, we lived in different countries. We used to see each other fairly regularly for a long distance...

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

giving it another go??

posted Mon 31, Aug 2009 at 9:11am

Id been with my partner for just over a year, we'd spoken about living together and marriage., although the last 3 months of the relationship was stresssful and argumentative. Id treated him to a w...

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Affairs and Jealousy

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Having an affair but can't leave marriage

posted Sat 31, Jan 2009 at 9:57am

I really need someone to put my life back on track, to turn me back into the mother and wife I once was... a year ago, all that matters to me was my family whom I took pride in and would do a lot f...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

Trying to right my wrong but so unhappy

posted Mon 2, Dec 2013 at 4:45pm

Hi my marriage became very one sided and I ended up being a single mum whilst married. Friends and family told my husband how things were but his answer was " she's well trained " and " she's alrig...

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Affairs and Jealousy

7 months on and don't feel any better after betrayal....

posted Mon 16, Mar 2009 at 10:07am

.....if anything I feel worse as the more I think about it, the more deception I see! My husband had been seeing a friend of mine behind my back for months and he was also e-mailing a woman off ...

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

Is sexual attraction and friendship enough?

posted Sat 15, Sep 2012 at 1:17pm

Hi everybody, ive been on here before in search of advice....im back again lol So im 23 male, and have been seeing/sleeping with a girl who i have alot of history with, we go back along way lots...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

Newbie help please?

posted Mon 9, Jun 2014 at 10:50am

Not sure if anyone can advise but here goes. Brief history, married 34 years, 4 grown up kids, financially ok and seemingly happy. Wife had an affair 20 years ago but worked through it and stayed t...

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Affairs and Jealousy

My boyfriend doesn't initiate or want sex.

posted Wed 11, Mar 2009 at 6:19pm

I've been with my boyfriend for almost 7 months now. We love each other and get on amazingly well. However...he doesn't initiate sex with me. In the day he can be all over me, hugging and kissing m...

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

Seperated and heartbroken

posted Sat 7, Nov 2015 at 8:12pm

Looking for some advice as i just don't know what to do. Me and my Wife have been together for 8 years, Married for 4. When we 1st met we were so much in love, constantly kissing and hugging, we co...

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Money, Housework, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Found my boyfriend wanking

posted Mon 8, Dec 2008 at 10:18pm

<p>Help - I don;t know what to do.&nbsp; I just found my boyfriend wanking over a girl online.&nbsp; He was using his webcam and it eas obvious they were both at it.</p> <p>Please help, I feel so ...

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Affairs and Jealousy

My Wife's secret affair with her boss!!

posted Mon 10, Aug 2009 at 11:46am

Hi all..Ive just discovered my wife is having a sexual relationship with with her Ex boss, this has torn my world apart completely. When she started working for this company 5 years ago she was war...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Really long term relationship with major issues

posted Sun 8, Jun 2014 at 4:13pm

My heart goes out to all of you whose posts I read about problems in relationships of a few years or even a few months. Looking at it from the long perspective (over 40 years) I wish you all co...

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

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