My wife is bored in our relationship and I don't know what to do

Talking about boredom in relationships can be an invitation to honesty and insight

‘She didn’t say that she was considering leaving, but it was implied.’ Photograph: iStock

‘She didn’t say that she was considering leaving, but it was implied.’ Photograph: iStock

Dear Roe,

My wife and I have been together for five years, married for two. I thought that we had a happy relationship, but recently she told me that she is “bored” in our relationship. She didn’t say that she was considering leaving, but it was implied. I’m so scared of losing her but I don’t know how to fix a problem I didn’t know we had. I’m not bored, I’m still in love with her but I don’t know what to do. Any advice?

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