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Am I abusive?

posted Sat 16, Dec 2017 at 11:44am

My fiance just left me. When we got together he was so in love and sweet and kind to me. We had dumb arguments some times but nothing big. We mostly had fun together and enjoyed each other's compan...

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

emotionally abusive girlfriend

posted Fri 15, Dec 2017 at 7:51am

We've been together on and off for two years. However we've been childhood friends for 7 years prior to that, so obviously we know one another extremely well. I don't want to sound stupid but this ...

Tags: abuse,what do I do
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Finding Time for Each Other, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Me and my girlfriend hardly have sex since she accidentally fell pregnant and we had to do the worst thing

posted Fri 15, Dec 2017 at 12:26am

I have been with my girlfriend for about 4 years now and both our best friends introduced us. when we first met it was only ever meant to be for sex as we both wasn't looking for relationships. But...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Brain Fart Screw-up

posted Thu 14, Dec 2017 at 4:06pm

Here's a little background. On vacation in Carribean. I'm feeling very happy, content and connected with my partner so when Scuba diving I think it would be very romantic to write our initials in ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, A Psychologist's Perspective

Girlfriend will not get a job, drivers license, or go back to college.

posted Thu 14, Dec 2017 at 12:26am

I tried to post this on yahoo answers but it wouldn't let me for some reason, so here I go. My gf and I are 19 years old. She doesn't have a drivers license and currently has no plans to get one...

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

Irrepairable Mistake?

posted Tue 12, Dec 2017 at 5:15pm

Hi I'll be as brief as possible. My girlfriend and I broke up suddenly and unexpectedly around a year ago, Dec 2016. It was a big shock because we had only just discussed positively and at lengt...

Tags: reconciliation,ex-girlfriend,miscarriage,anger,hurt,upset,communication,relationship,love
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Becoming a Parent, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

my ex is draining me out

posted Tue 12, Dec 2017 at 2:47pm

I have been with my now ex for 8 months we worked together first and were friends then he grew on me we got into a relationship and it was great at the start. As time went on he would do things tha...

Tags: breaking up
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together

Torn between two guys, please help !!!

posted Mon 11, Dec 2017 at 7:40pm

I've separated with my long term boyfriend D six month ago.We have been together for 9 years and have 2 kids together.There was no big reason for a break up(no cheating,no substance abuse etc), jus...

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Helpful advice needed

posted Mon 11, Dec 2017 at 2:13am

Without judgement, I need advice & support as I'm in a very low/hard place. After 4 years together my ex #1 and I broke up in 2007 (much needed- we were 21 and wanted different things). He immediat...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Looking for married couples to complete my survey

posted Sun 10, Dec 2017 at 5:39pm

Hello, I am a final year student at Loughborough University studying Social Psychology. I am currently recruiting participants to complete my survey for my dissertation. My dissertation is explo...

Tags: interracial couples,married couples,survey,dissertation,commitment,satisfaction,social approval,family,friends,peers,psychology,university
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Friends & Family, Making a Commitment, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

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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

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

help - we just cant talk without arguing

posted Wed 24, Sep 2008 at 12:12pm

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

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

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 10:40am

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

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

Partner has fallen out of love with me

posted Tue 10, Apr 2012 at 11:30pm

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

My boyfriend cannot have sex and has low libido

posted Tue 25, Jun 2013 at 4:30am

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

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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 12:17pm

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 9:50am

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 10:46am

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 3:13pm

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