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Ex boyfriend likes another girl? BUT HE STILL TALKS TO ME

posted Thu 17, Aug 2017 at 10:46pm

So my ex boyfriend broke up with me last week after a 2.5 year relationship. We kept in touch and tried to no limited contact/no contact..which didn't really work. He recently told me that he start...

Tags: Break ups,relationship,advice,friend,ex boyfriend,rebound
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Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Not sure how to feel or what to do.

posted Thu 17, Aug 2017 at 7:10pm

I checked my wife's phone yesterday and looked at her text messages. I know I shouldn't have and admit this freely. However, I saw her messages from an old boyfriend. They were sending pictures bac...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Not Sure I Want to Become a Father

posted Thu 17, Aug 2017 at 5:49pm

Headline probably says it all. I am 37, not that I am concerned with being too old, rather I've just had time to think about it. Time to watch friends and family have children. Time to get excited ...

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Becoming a Parent, Friends & Family, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Word from the street, Life transitions

Feeling confused and unhappy

posted Thu 17, Aug 2017 at 6:17am

I have been married to my husband for about 18 months and been with him for 3 years and a half in total. Don't get me wrong, he is not a bad man but lately I have been struggling with our relation...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Mixed Families, Sex and Affairs

Ex wife in picture

posted Thu 17, Aug 2017 at 3:07am

I have just started dating a guy who has been divorced for 4 years. I have been divorced for two years. I have taken my time on dating anyone. He was married 7 years, I was married 23 years. His e...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

I sent a pic of myself in lingerie to my guy friend and my bf is mad?

posted Thu 17, Aug 2017 at 1:39am

I love my bf. But on the night before or anniversary I sent my guy friend a pic of me in lingerie and he sent me one fully clothed. My friend said damn you look sexy as hell and I said he looked c...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Low sex drive or just not attracted to me? Please help

posted Wed 16, Aug 2017 at 8:21pm

I've been with my boyfriend for 18 months and we've been living together for 6 months and our sex life has just deteriorated. We have sex maybe once a week if I'm lucky. Often it's because I start ...

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

Unhappy in a perfect relationship

posted Tue 15, Aug 2017 at 6:10pm

Me and my boyfriend have been dating for a year and half now, before we met I was against getting into a relationship and enjoyed casually dating, going drinking a lot etc. When I met him he seemed...

Tags: sex,love,problems,sexual,boyfriend trouble,help,advice
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Boyfriend of 3 years cheated right after we moved into the home we bought

posted Tue 15, Aug 2017 at 7:14am

We met online through a sex site, just expected to have dirty talk. We ended up meeting after a few days (he lived in a different but not far city). I honestly feel like I fell in love the first ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Sex and Affairs

Post-baby. I feel so sad and resentful

posted Mon 14, Aug 2017 at 9:16pm

My husband and I have been together for over 11 years and had out first baby last year. We each work three days per week (he does 12 hour shifts, I do 10) My husband seems to exist in a bubble. ...

Tags: resentful,post-baby,romance,communication
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Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together, Communications in relationships

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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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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

married, with roommate who wants us to break up

posted Wed 15, Sep 2010 at 5:51pm

Basically, I am married mostly happily, but we had some rough times recently including us: selling a house, moving, me starting school, spouse starting a job, some legal trouble, and my spouse's be...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

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