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Advice Needed

posted Mon 18, Jul 2011 at 1:01pm

Firstly, apologies in advance if I go on, but to get the best advice I need to set the scene. My current partner and I have been together for just over 2 years. Prior to that, I'd had two long-...

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What Makes A Relationship Healthy?

posted Fri 15, Jul 2011 at 9:53pm

A post from my blog: A strong, healthy relationship can be one of the best supports in your life. Healthy relationships can greatly improve the quality of your life, they have the ability to st...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment

Ex-girlfriend- new boss!!

posted Fri 15, Jul 2011 at 7:47pm

Hi, This is not a "question" as such but I would be interested to hear your perspective and the views from anyone else who has been in this situation. I'm currently studying at university ...

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Work

Unsure

posted Fri 15, Jul 2011 at 5:08am

Hi I met this girl round about 3 weeks ago, Yes I know relationships takes time to build on, in my past I try to force relationships to work and thought that this is now the time and I met my partn...

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Making a Commitment

How to talk to my partner about one of her children?

posted Wed 13, Jul 2011 at 9:37pm

I am in a same sex relationship with my partner and have been for 7 years. I have one child and she has three. Only one child lives with us, which is her middle child who is 25. I can't talk to my ...

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Dealing with my girlfriend's past.

posted Wed 13, Jul 2011 at 1:35pm

I'm not sure exactly what kind of advice it is that I'm looking for, but I'm sure I'll ask several questions throughout writing this. I've asked for advice in several places before coming here, but...

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

Married Wrong Reasons

posted Wed 13, Jul 2011 at 10:05am

I realise over the course of my currently one-year marriage, that things haven't been the happiest, most exciting or peaceful. My husband and I had so many rows, and we get cross with each other oc...

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i have a feeling...

posted Tue 12, Jul 2011 at 5:07pm

i have a feeling my boyfriend isnt being totally honest with me, i have confronted him but hes started being all secretive and sly with his phone. this has happened before and when it did, i found ...

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Affairs & Jealousy

He cancelled the wedding

posted Mon 11, Jul 2011 at 8:38am

My partner and I have been togther 6 and a half years. He has always been stubborn and can get moddy over nothing but I have always let it go. He has done a lot of things in the past that have hurt...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

No intimacy or romance

posted Sun 10, Jul 2011 at 1:02pm

My girlfriend and I have been together for almost 2 years. Part of our issue is no sex or romance. I have given up on even trying anymore. She says sex is not important to her. Supposedly it is not...

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Sex/Intimacy & romance

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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 & romance, Affairs & 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 & romance

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 & Jealousy

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 & romance, Affairs & 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 & 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 & 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 & romance, Affairs & 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 & 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 & romance, Affairs & 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 & romance, Affairs & 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 & Jealousy

What do I do now?

posted Wed 21, Apr 2010 at 4:17pm

I have just recently split up with my husband of 10 years, we have been together for 13 years in total. We are very lucky and have 2 wonderful children together. Throughout our married life we re...

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Affairs & 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 & 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 & romance, Making a Commitment

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 & romance, Getting on Better with my Partner

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 & 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 & Jealousy

I have a boyfriend but can't stop thinking about someone else. Help.

posted Fri 6, Feb 2009 at 8:32pm

Hi there. I have been with my boyfriend on and off for almost 6 years. He is my first love and i care greatly for him. The problem is someone ive known for many years also, we have always had a spa...

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

She left me but is she using me?

posted Thu 28, Mar 2013 at 12:17pm

Hi My girlfreind of 12 years recently left me, with our 3 yr old son, saying she was unhappy and that she did love me but 'not like that anymore' Before she left she stayed at the house for a...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs & Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together
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