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Can't stop loving ex

posted Sat 21, Oct 2017 at 5:40am

I've been married since 2014 and have 2 young kiddos with my husband. The problem is that I still love my ex. I never stopped! We broke up 11 years ago and I never got over it. The break up was mos...

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Sex and Affairs

Boyfriend or Best friend?

posted Sat 21, Oct 2017 at 5:21am

I have been with my boyfriend about a year now, and I have been best friends with this other guy for about 2 years now, I have always felt this connection between me and him but we stayed friends a...

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Housework, Finding Time for Each Other, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Should I look out for other women? Committed but unhappy!

posted Fri 20, Oct 2017 at 9:20am

I'm 22, having a year long relationship with this girl, 21. The last 4 months has been long distance, and the next 2 years will also be so. I love her so much, and try my best to keep her happy and...

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Living Apart Together

Should I look out for other women? Committed but unhappy!

posted Fri 20, Oct 2017 at 9:18am

I'm 22, having a year long relationship with this girl, 21. The last 4 months has been long distance, and the next 2 years will also be so. I love her so much, and try my best to keep her happy and...

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Living Apart Together

No clue what i am doing., Need advice before i screw everything up!

posted Wed 18, Oct 2017 at 2:30pm

Ok, Quick background. I am 28 and Never been in any type of relationship. I a few days ago i sign'ed up on a dating site. Meet this really nice woman. I enjoy talking with her, and would like to...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, A Psychologist's Perspective

How to get his trust back?

posted Wed 18, Oct 2017 at 2:44am

Hi everyone! I am happy to find I place where I can actually get some help. In my workplace there is a cute senior probably 10 years or more older than me. I got attracted to him on the day fir...

Tags: Trust issue,hates me,friends again
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Work, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

My Partner is Still in Contact with People I am Trying to Stay Away From

posted Mon 16, Oct 2017 at 4:53pm

So over the past year I've dropped a few friends after finally gaining the courage to end those toxic relationships. MY old friends all know my partner so it's been hard but i un-added the friends ...

Tags: friends,communicating,frustration
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Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Needing to figure out next step.

posted Sun 15, Oct 2017 at 9:00pm

Confused... I've never done this before so it could be kinda long sorry! My husband and I have been together now going on 5 years, married 4. In the beginning things went fast. We were just f...

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Housework, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together

Lack of sexual fulfillment in my relationship...

posted Sun 15, Oct 2017 at 1:26pm

I'm 31 and my boyfriend is 36. We've been together for seven years and have lived together for five. I love him, he makes me laugh every day and we have a relatively happy relationship for the most...

Tags: sex,relationship,sexual fulfillment,cheating
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

she wont talk

posted Fri 13, Oct 2017 at 11:10am

my partner keeps going cold on me and wont communicate she has 3 kids 15,18,22 who live with her. She lets them walk all over her and when I say they shouldn't wake us up at 3am because they are dr...

Tags: comunication
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Getting on Better with my Partner

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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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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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Dump me for internet looking or not?

posted Wed 23, Jun 2010 at 3:32pm

My girlfriend recently split up with me as I was looking at pictures of girls on the internet. I was fantasising about the pictures and I responded only to sites that I knew were not real for fun a...

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Becoming a Parent, Affairs and Jealousy

left holding the baby...

posted Mon 28, Jun 2010 at 11:34pm

Hi there, I'm new to this but ive been going out of my mind recently and it feels good to get it out there and hopefully get some feedback. I'm 20 years old and i have recently split with my partne...

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Money, Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Friends & Family

Attraction

posted Thu 1, Jul 2010 at 9:18am

There was this married guy who complimented me, I accepted it as a compliment and forgot about it. A couple of years later, we met again and again he complimented me, but this time it was somethin...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Rubbish sex + No fun :(

posted Thu 1, Jul 2010 at 11:15am

Me and my partner have been together 2 years, we are engaged + I love him to bits, he's sexy, kind, caring, considerate, loving, great with my children + does loads around the house. But I find him...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance

Pregnant and confused!! v.long!!

posted Thu 1, Jul 2010 at 2:14pm

helloo.im very new to this but was reading the other posts and thought it wud help to get some advise.... Im 21yrs old and im 39weeks pregnant..2 weeks ago my partner decided to move out and go ...

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i dont understand

posted Sat 3, Jul 2010 at 2:56pm

so i posted my problem here before.. things were doing fine for the last few days, until this morning! we had small talk, about this is just taking a break, not breaking up, he said he misse...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Really stuck with no one to talk to or know what to do.

posted Sun 4, Jul 2010 at 12:10pm

I married my husband 15 months ago, we have been together 7 1/2 years now and he is a reasonable person. the problem i have is that around 3 years ago i feel out of love with him as a partner, the ...

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Work, Sex/Intimacy and romance

ways to communicate?

posted Sun 4, Jul 2010 at 3:03pm

I’ve been seeing a guy as friends with benefits on and off for the last 3 years. Unfortunately because of complications beyond our control a relationship has never been an option – and we’ve tried...

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

Deciding whether we have a future or not - all or nothing

posted Wed 7, Jul 2010 at 1:54pm

To start I will give some background information on the history of my ex-bf and I. We met when we were 16 and started dating when we were 18 right before I headed to university. We dated for a year...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

Torn

posted Fri 9, Jul 2010 at 11:39am

My partner and I have been together 18 years, have 3 kids and where happy up until last xmas when he had an affair. I left with the children and was gutted but after his constant texts and calls ...

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Affairs and Jealousy