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Long distance trouble

posted Sun 24, Sep 2017 at 10:06pm

So a brief back story, I met a girl 6 years ago and we connected immediately. I live in the UK and she lives in America. We have often gone with out speaking but everytime we do, we pick it up as t...

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Help

posted Sun 24, Sep 2017 at 9:44pm

I met xxx 3 yrs ago... its been a rocky road for many reasons however we have settled now.. i l lived over 60 miles away and have a son in late teens .. i moved in with xxx and travel home at 22.0...

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

Help

posted Sun 24, Sep 2017 at 2:51pm

I'm in a relationship and have been for the past 5 years but there is no love between us. My girlfriend is always stressed due to me working shifts and her being left to look after the kids all the...

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Seeking advice, 38(F) who has broken up with 41(m) who has kids and is separated from ex wife. I feel confused and conflicted.

posted Wed 20, Sep 2017 at 2:06pm

So, I'm sharing my story.... and hoping to get advice from you about my relationship experience. I’m quite confused and conflicted at present about "John" (not his real name) and would real...

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Unsure about my relationship

posted Tue 19, Sep 2017 at 10:30pm

Hi all, Me and my girlfriend of nearly 5 years have been happily together. We bought a house last year, and got a dog not long after. I do love the dog, but he is very bored and destructive...

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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

Move on or start over?

posted Tue 19, Sep 2017 at 2:51pm

first off all, this is my reddit post. https://redd.it/70yu56 Hi guys, I really need some help. So my girlfriend and I stopped talking for a year and a half. It was my fault but I felt like if ...

Tags: teen love,struggles,jealousy,love,breakup,start over,move on,cheat,cheated on,help
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

First Love

posted Tue 19, Sep 2017 at 12:17pm

When I was 18 years old I made friends with a boy on a random phone call. He first charmed me by saying that he saw me and is crazy in love with me but the next day he accepted that he doesn't know...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family

what is happiness to you?

posted Mon 18, Sep 2017 at 5:35am

Can anybody truly define happiness?

Tags: happiness,finding yourself,living life
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Finding Time for Each Other, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Any advise on this seemingly psychopath relationship would be apprecited

posted Sun 17, Sep 2017 at 1:02am

I met a woman online about 2 yrs ago where she had posted she was divorced but was actually still married and her husband left her and was seeking a divorce. I told her she needed to finish her div...

Tags: abuse,cheat,deceit,deceptive,abusive,narcissist,manipulative,psychopath
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Commitment

posted Fri 15, Sep 2017 at 1:49pm

I have been dating a woman for a little over 6 months. We are both mid to late 40s, and were previously married. Although my first marriage did not work out, I have not totally ruled out getting ma...

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Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

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Relationship mess- please help

posted Tue 17, Jan 2012 at 11:54am

I have been with my boyfriend for 2 and a half years. I have been divorced for 6 years after my partner left me and my 2 children. My boyfriend has been seperated just over 3 years after his wife l...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, Mixed Families

Arguments / near to the edge

posted Wed 18, Jan 2012 at 7:40pm

Me and my girlfriend have been together for a year and a half, first it was great getting to know each other it was fun then we started to have small arguments, we should always sort it out, now it...

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

Feelings outside a long-term relationship

posted Sat 21, Jan 2012 at 12:41am

I'm brand new here - finally decided I needed some help from many different sorts of people. I've been in a long-distance relationship for about a year and a half now. I'm very serious about my ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

How can I trust again?

posted Wed 25, Jan 2012 at 12:09pm

I've been with my boyfriend for about a year now. I LOVE him with all my heart. Things have started to get pretty serious now and he says he thinks that im the one for him. He's had a lot of previo...

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

he can't forgive me

posted Mon 30, Jan 2012 at 5:16pm

I have been with my boyfriend for 8 years and he says he can not trust me. This has been ongoing since we first got together. We have split up a lot of times and the most recent was only 3 months a...

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Relationship confusion

posted Tue 31, Jan 2012 at 5:50pm

I was with my ex fiancee since we were 14 years old, he broke up with me after 3 years together I was devestated. After 8 months apart he txd me saying he still loved me and after alot of talking w...

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Need a clear direction

posted Wed 1, Feb 2012 at 9:41am

I've been with my boyfriend for a little over 8 months now, and things have been going smoothly up until recently. As of late, I've started to feel somewhat neglected and quite frankly, unimportant...

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Finding Time for Each Other

What do I do? (Advice wanted)

posted Wed 1, Feb 2012 at 2:57pm

Quick bkgrnd: I'm 23, he's 21. I have a 4year old and it isn't with him. We've been living together for 3 years (less than a year when he ended his last romantic fling), known each other for almost...

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

A difficult situation

posted Sun 5, Feb 2012 at 12:00am

New member here, About 5 months ago I started university, I'm a mature student studying on a course were the majority of people are 30+. Shortly after starting (about a month) I met a girl in...

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Making a Commitment

Husband has blocked me out

posted Sun 12, Feb 2012 at 11:33am

My Husband and I have had a very hard last 2 years, we cared for his niece for 18months, due to family issues and social services becoming involved. Then I made the decision that I could no longer...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

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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