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Dating someone older

posted Sun 20, Aug 2017 at 9:47am

Hello everyone. I am new on this forum and I am looking for advice about dating someone older than me. There is about 15 years difference between us and she has got 3 kids, but this does not bothe...

Tags: dating,older women,relationship
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Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Trust issues - fiancee

posted Sat 19, Aug 2017 at 3:16pm

Hi everyone, I'm completely new in here, but here goes: My fiancee is on a business trip right now, been gone for 11 days by now. The business trip is actually to his hometown abroad. One day prio...

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Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together, Sex and Affairs

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

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Lies and cheating

posted Tue 14, Feb 2012 at 3:23pm

I have been married for 18 years during this time my husband has been caught 'cheating' on the internet and has also given me an STD. In all cases he said he would never do it again. We have thre...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

marriage breakdown

posted Fri 17, Feb 2012 at 8:05pm

hi Just wondered if anyone can help with my situation! x its a long story but will try too keep it short, been together for 12 years ,married 7 years, we have faced a lot off outside factors...

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I am jealous, its driving me nuts!

posted Mon 20, Feb 2012 at 11:45am

Hello all, I am have been with my boyfriend for 6 months, and we have such a loving relationship. We want to spend every waking moment possible with each other, we kiss and cuddle all the time and ...

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Affairs and Jealousy

No sex because of depression!!

posted Tue 21, Feb 2012 at 11:49am

Hi.. So iv been with my boyfriend early a year now and recently moved in with him.. We have a nearly perfect relationship, we just click! When we first got together we wanted to take things real sl...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

How to move on...

posted Sat 25, Feb 2012 at 5:13pm

Hi Everyone I'm new here, so im sorry if its posted in the wrong bit. Ok so, been with my boyfriend 1yr 1/2 now, and my god has alot happened in that time, we had no where near a good start t...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I don't know where I stand

posted Sun 26, Feb 2012 at 11:14pm

me and my boyfriend has been together a year but when we started going out it was really good but now it not so good. i found out he told a girl she looked hot and i confronted him and he told me b...

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

Boyfriend doesn't seem to want to fool around as much anymore...why? Advice MUCH appreciated.

posted Tue 6, Mar 2012 at 9:36am

To add some context, let me explain: I'm 23, a virgin, and I'm (newly) dating a guy, (not a virgin) also 23, whose been a friend of mine for a few years. Our relationship started as friends with ...

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

My boyfriend isn't into physical intimacy and it saddens me.

posted Fri 9, Mar 2012 at 6:48pm

I've just found this forum and am really hoping someone can give me some kind of input on a situation in my relationship that feel completely at a loss about. We've been together nearly three y...

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

What do I do?

posted Fri 9, Mar 2012 at 8:09pm

I know this isn't that big compared to other issues raised here, but bare in mind I am only 18, and deeply in love with my girlfriend. My girlfriend is going through a lot of stress right now. Her ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

what does she want?

posted Mon 12, Mar 2012 at 11:51am

Hi I really need some help. my wife walked out late november last year after a major incident where i had found suggestive messages on an internet site to a guy she went to school with, also on ...

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

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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