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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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My gf doesn't know if to leave me or not..

posted Tue 13, Dec 2011 at 5:02pm

I'm homosexual & I've been dating the same girl for six years. We met online and we held a long-distance relationship for two years before she moved to Texas where I'm from for college. It has now ...

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

Can't initiate sex

posted Wed 14, Dec 2011 at 3:36pm

Hi all. I need some advice, I'm currently in a relationship where we've only had sex once in the last 22 months. My girlfriend wants me to be the one to initiate it, however I've no experience o...

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

Help needed ASAP

posted Wed 14, Dec 2011 at 7:48pm

Hi really need some help. I ahave been with a girl for a little over a year now, I have two children and she has two also. Its been a very hard relationship, some lies, some cheating other men ch...

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Money, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

are we over?

posted Wed 14, Dec 2011 at 11:22pm

My boyfriend and I are in our early 20s and have been together for two years. Our first year was on and off but we were solid in our second year, until we started our third term at uni... Two w...

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

Love is unconditional

posted Thu 15, Dec 2011 at 4:05am

im 18 years old girl, much more mature thought in my thoughts, sayings and actions..the last 3 years i've recognized that i'm a bisexual and yet i haven't come straight to my family or friends abou...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Dug myself hole, Dont know where to turn

posted Thu 15, Dec 2011 at 3:51pm

Where to start. Been with my partner for 10 years. Been many highs but properly more lows. Because of these lows started to look at my partner different. Sex is pretty much non existent and when ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

How do i control myjealousy?

posted Fri 16, Dec 2011 at 1:24am

Hi. I have literally just signed up to the sight so that i can get advice about this. I have a boyfriend that i've been with for 9 years. i love him to bit and we've just set the date for our weddi...

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Affairs and Jealousy

We have a baby and it's all falling apart

posted Fri 16, Dec 2011 at 9:49pm

Hi I literally stumbled across this website while trying to find answers really. My partner and I were best friends for years then we started dating and within 3 months I fell pregnant. Although ...

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Becoming a Parent, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together

possible cheating partner

posted Sat 17, Dec 2011 at 4:18pm

i saw a mark on my girlfriends breast when she was getting out of the shower i asked her what it was she said she didnt know. it was on my mind. so i asked again at a later date she denied there w...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Feels like my marriage is falling apart!

posted Sun 18, Dec 2011 at 12:33pm

My husband and I have a one year old daughter. Ever since she was born things have been different between us. It's mostly because of me i think. My confidence and self esteem has plummeted. I have ...

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Affairs and Jealousy

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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