Cookies on The Couple Connection: The couple connection uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue to use the couple connection, we will assume that you are happy to receive all cookies from this site.

Relationship Forum Forum Posts RSS Feed

The Relationship Forum is provided for visitors who are seeking advice and support from the community in relation to relationship issues.

The forum is looked after by community managers to keep conversations positive and constructive, make users aware of resources and protect them from abusive comments or invasions of privacy. 

If you are offended by a post or topic please use the 'Flag' button to alert a community manager. Please do not use this facility if you simply disagree with what has been posted; if this is the case post a reply stating your opposing opinion and when doing so do not make any personal attacks. If you disagree with another member of the forum or with a situation, state your case without attacking or insulting others and treat others with respect. The community management team reserve the right to edit or delete posts if deemed to contravene terms and conditions.

Please note: We work hard to keep spellcasters and spammers out of our forums, so please do flag anything that looks dodgy. 

Please sign in or register to post on the forum and you can also find details on forum safety on the internet kindly provided by Nominet.

Forum Posts

Most Recent

Topic Category Replies

I can't talk to my boyfriend about our sex problems

posted Tue 19, Aug 2014 at 12:28am

Will try to keep it short, been with my boyfriend for 7 years now, as expected in the beginning he was always horny we had sex 2/3 times a day, 5 days a week, it was all good, like the early days o...

Read more →
Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

I don't know how to respond to my ex boyfriend, should i wait for him to contact me again?

posted Mon 18, Aug 2014 at 11:21pm

we were "unofficial" for almost a year, he had commitment problems left over from a previous relationship, his first ever, that ended badly. things were so good between us aside from the commitment...

Read more →
Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

What do I do?

posted Mon 18, Aug 2014 at 1:45pm

My marriage is in pieces and I am wondering now if it is worth the effort any more! I have been with my hb for 14 years. We met through work when I was 19 and he was 40 and I genuinely loved him...

Read more →
Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Advice - First time guy

posted Mon 18, Aug 2014 at 9:43am

Hey forum. Alright, straight to the point. I am marrying soon and in need of advice. I would like to know the experience on sex for the first time in a guys perspective. Just the things to watch o...

Read more →
Sex/Intimacy and romance

Probably. Paranoid

posted Mon 18, Aug 2014 at 8:58am

I have been with my boyfriend for over a year now and he is my best friend. We have occasional fights as everyone does, and we have a great relationship. The only thing I worry about is that he has...

Read more →
Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Feeling stuck

posted Mon 18, Aug 2014 at 3:54am

My boyfriend and I have been together for four years. We met when we were 18 and are both now 22 years old. We have been living together for about a year. Our relationship was really great at fi...

Read more →
Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Are we just too different or am I too critical?

posted Mon 18, Aug 2014 at 3:05am

Where to begin!? We'll let start with......help me please! I met my partner on the Internet on a dating website. We lived in the same town not far from each other. She has a son that was 8 when I ...

Read more →
Becoming a Parent, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Communications in relationships

Conflicted...

posted Mon 18, Aug 2014 at 12:52am

Hi, I'm seeking a bit of advice on my marriage and wanting to lay everything out on the table(just about). My husband an I have been together for 6.5years, and married for nearly 6 months now. ...

Tags: Love,arguments,affair,sex,children,divorce
Read more →

Devastated

posted Sun 17, Aug 2014 at 10:19pm

Me and hubby have been together for 12 years, married 5. I have children from a previous marriage, we don't have any together. I am 8 years older than hubby, but that has never been an issue. We...

Read more →
Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Over-reacted?

posted Sun 17, Aug 2014 at 10:01pm

We are a gay couple and have been together for 12 years, my partner and I decided a while back that it was a good idea to make new friends. My partner has this idea he needs gay friends, and I don...

Tags: nudity friends trust
Read more →
Friends & Family, Communications in relationships

Most Helpful

Topic Category Replies

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...

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

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...

Read more →
Affairs and Jealousy

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...

Read more →
Getting on Better with my Partner

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...

Read more →
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 ...

Read more →
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...

Read more →
Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

My boyfriend cannot have sex and has low libido

posted Tue 25, Jun 2013 at 5:30am

My partner and I have been together for 6 months. He told me truthfully at the beginning of our relationship that he has several factors that seem to affect his ability to have sex. He had brain ...

Read more →
Sex/Intimacy and romance

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...

Read more →
Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment

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...

Read more →
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...

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

Most Commented

Topic Category Replies

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...

Read more →
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...

Read more →
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 ...

Read more →
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...

Read more →
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...

Read more →
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...

Read more →
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...

Read more →
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 ...

Read more →
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...

Read more →
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...

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

The Listening Room

What is this?

The Listening Room is now closed until further notice. Please post your query on the Forum for peer to peer support.