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Relationship is failing, BF doesn't understand the problem

posted Wed 31, Jan 2018 at 10:10pm

I hope i can find someone who eill help me with this . I've been dating this guy witch is one year older than me (I'm 17 he's 18) and it's been going on for something like three months.At first eve...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Complications

posted Sun 28, Jan 2018 at 2:18pm

Hi all, I am here because I need advice and have no idea what to do. So basically I am in a relationship, we’ve been together for almost 2 years. However, recently stress has impacted us massively...

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Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Mixed Families, Living Apart Together

Husband in fear of infidelity? Reoccuring nightmares!

posted Sun 28, Jan 2018 at 1:07am

It has been an ongoing thing that my husband has been having nightmares about me cheating and leaving him for somebody else. I would like to help him get over this fear because he wakes up thinking...

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

Am I overreacting for not believing my partner

posted Sat 27, Jan 2018 at 1:07pm

My live in boyfriend of 4 yrs and I came home from a night of hanging out at about 12.15am. There was already some tension between us from an unresolved matter three days prior. I went to shower ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships

Instagram likes and respect (betrayal of trust?)

posted Fri 26, Jan 2018 at 6:24pm

So i have been married for 5 years. I always trusted my husband and never thought he could betray me or disrespect me in amy way shape or form. He's my entire universe. We have 2 kids together. ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, A Psychologist's Perspective

Need advice with this ASAP

posted Thu 25, Jan 2018 at 12:01am

We’re both 19 and have been together for just over two years but lately my partner has been having second thoughts, and said she might want to end so she can concentrate on her uni work, as she is ...

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Work, Finding Time for Each Other, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together

I need some help with this

posted Wed 24, Jan 2018 at 12:21am

Male here. I have to write this down. I need help to overcome. Meeting her first for real after online where she contacted me … we both fell in love as in the most magical moment in time – we w...

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Friends & Family, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Constant need for male approval?

posted Tue 23, Jan 2018 at 3:53pm

Hi there, Just wondering what’s wrong with me in all honesty, whether this is some kind of disorder or if I’m just weird! I’m 24 but I look about 17 (blonde, make up, go to the gym ect – I re...

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A Psychologist's Perspective

My relationship with my partner is breaking down rapidly

posted Tue 23, Jan 2018 at 3:17pm

I feel my relationship with my partner is going downhill since we relocated in september. We dont do anyhing together and every time i ask it seems forced. I do activities he likes for him but i wo...

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Communications in relationships

Partner’s father is dying - I am shut out

posted Mon 22, Jan 2018 at 1:07am

Hi everyone, I’ve been with my partner in a long distance relationship for 3.5 years (2 different countries in Europe). We have a 10 year age gap and are in our 30s and 40s. Our relationship has...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

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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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Intimacy

posted Sat 4, Sep 2010 at 5:43am

My partner is very selfish in how she chooses to show her affections towards me. She only does so when she feels like it and then rejects any attempts of creating closeness and intimacy when I do i...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Make or Break

posted Sat 4, Sep 2010 at 8:57pm

I have been married just over 2 years and with my wife for 3, This is my first marriage and my wifes second after she finished it with him as he didn't want to spend time with her. She has 2 chil...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

his comments upset me. am i too sensitive?

posted Sun 5, Sep 2010 at 12:41pm

hi there I am currently a bit stuck. I have been with my partner for five years. my partner is a lovely, loving jokey guy. but sometimes I feel a bit offended/hurt by his jokes, as although he d...

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Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner

no sex

posted Sun 12, Sep 2010 at 9:34pm

Right, so erm basically, i have little to no sex drive, and i never have, so i know its not because of stress or anything killing it off... i've just never really craved the need for sex like a no...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

unsure what to do next ...

posted Mon 13, Sep 2010 at 11:46pm

I recently posted on here a problem about thinking my partner was going onto porn on the net. it was'ent the porn itself but the (supposed) lying that bothered me and was causing distress. it seeme...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Differences

posted Wed 15, Sep 2010 at 1:40pm

Been with partner 1 year. We are different in our approaches, but both desire affection, love, respect and stability in our relationship. My partner is very independent and untrusting. I am...

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

We have HUGE fights, and it is very distressing

posted Thu 16, Sep 2010 at 7:09am

Hi, My partner and I have been together on an off for 10 years and have married 2 years ago and now have a child. We currently do not live together and have only lived together for a total of...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

end of the road?

posted Thu 16, Sep 2010 at 8:55am

I've been in a relationship with my boyfriend for over 5 years now, he is 10 years younger than me, but he seemed mature when we first started dating. i have two kids from a previous relationship ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

can you bring back the 'spark' after your partener tells you it's gone???

posted Thu 16, Sep 2010 at 9:44pm

I just dunno what to do, basically we've been together 14 years, college sweet hearts and never have ever been with anyone else. 6 months ago I started to feel something was missing and tried talk...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance

Stuggling to cope with vicious jealousy

posted Sun 19, Sep 2010 at 10:19pm

This post may ramble a bit, for which I apologise. I've been with my partner for 15 years, we live together and have done for 10 years, and we have a 6yo daughter. Over the last few years thi...

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