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Lost and Alone!

posted Fri 14, Feb 2014 at 4:28pm

Me and my partner have been together a little over 6 years now. He has 2 children from his previous relationship and I had 1 we have since had 2 children together (5 between us that makes) We have ...

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

A major decision to make - no idea what to do

posted Thu 13, Feb 2014 at 10:29pm

Been with my partner 12 years.I'm a 39 year old male. We've had problems having kids, 2 years ago I was seriously depressed, really thinking about leaving the house, finishing the relationship. ...

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

No idea what to do here :-(

posted Thu 13, Feb 2014 at 3:54pm

My partner and I were together for 4yrs and were really happy. We've got a toddler together and got engaged 2yrs ago. Then suddenly last May, just before my birthday, he dumps me. He just left with...

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married for four years and husband wants a trial seperation

posted Thu 13, Feb 2014 at 8:53am

been with my husband for about nine years and married four I have a daughter from a previous relationship and a three year old with my husband. I thought everything was fine as he had been acting ...

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Do I continue with this relationship?

posted Wed 12, Feb 2014 at 10:50pm

So I've had this girlfriend now for only a couple of months. I know it's a short time, but she's so beautiful, I mean drop-dead stunning, she's kind, affectionate, funny and she's fun to be around....

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

how to cope with a break up?

posted Wed 12, Feb 2014 at 9:11am

all i need is some advice. i have been with my partner for 5years and yesterday we had the talk as things havent been the same for about a year and a half now he is not showing me any affection at ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Can't stop stalking my boyfriend's Facebook

posted Wed 12, Feb 2014 at 7:10am

Well we have been together for five years and he has been seein or talking with a lot of girls from Facebook off and on .I forgave him ! But he constantly still talks to these women. We also live t...

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Affairs and Jealousy

boyfriend addicted to porn

posted Wed 12, Feb 2014 at 12:49am

my boyfriend (23 yrs) recently admitted he is addicted to porn and watches it on a minimum of 4 times a week. it has been seriosuly affecting our sex life for the past 8 months, as we barely hav...

Tags: boyfriend porn addiction
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Sex/Intimacy and romance

boyfriend loves me, but doesn't want make love to me...

posted Tue 11, Feb 2014 at 5:22pm

Hello everybody, I need some advice... The problem I cannot solve is that my boyfriend doesn't seem to want to have sex with me. I'm 24 and he's 29, we have known each other for 2 years and have...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Are we grieving or is there more to it?

posted Tue 11, Feb 2014 at 4:29pm

Hi All, I am new here and have joined out of desperation and worry that my partner and I may be on the brink of splitting up. We have been together 13 years, living together 12. Just before christ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

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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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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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...

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

my wife doesnt show affection

posted Sun 9, Feb 2014 at 12:18pm

We are married with 1 child 9 years old, been together for 18 years, im 44 and she is 38, I have always instigated sex and over the years I have realised that its always me doing the trying all the...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

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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

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 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

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