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Why Did My Boyfriend Cheat?

From the : My boyfriend won’t admit to cheating even when I have proof. No matter what my boyfriend of 6 years won’t admit to cheating. Why? A: There are as many reasons for denial as there are people. I can’t give you his reason. You can ask him, I suppose. But if he is denying that he is cheating, he isn’t likely to give you a truthful answer. My question to you is...
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Out Of Control, Self-Sabotage?

I am dating a guy that I really care about, he is generally really good to me and helps me better my life in terms of school and work. The idea of him talking to other girls bothers me, a lot. I’ve behaved very “crazy” like with him. I feel impulsive, out of control. I imagine all of these threats, and even if they are real, my behavior is out of control. I’m not...
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I Am in an Extramarital Relationship

From a young man in India: Hi. I am married from last 4 years. Before my marriage I was in very deep relationship with another girl. We have tried to get married but because of the caste issues we couldn’t get married. At that time only I have taken decision to get married in other relation as her family was not at all ready to do this thing. After my marriage I forced her...
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I Have PTSD — But Never Like This

I have PTSD, have been in a few abusive relationships, have over come them all and have always been fine. This last one, about 5 months ago, he got me pregnant, he was abusive but one day he went to the extreme and almost killed me after I found out we were pregnant… this was all in front of my first son. I believe it’s because it was in front of my son that...
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Boyfriend Is a Communication Bully

I have been dating my boyfriend for the past 7 months, and I am head over heels for him. He is about 14 years older than me and a college professor. This is part of our dilemma. He talks for a living. So when we are talking, he constantly interrupts me or asks me tons of questions without giving me the opportunity to answer any of them. It’s so frustrating. We both have strong...
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I Have Lost My Motivation To Complete School Work, Afraid I Will Be Alone

I am currently in my second semester of college and have lost all of my motivation to keep up with my course load. I have lost my motivation because I feel that no matter what I do, I am not making any progress towards my goal of having a fulfilling life. A fulfilling life to me would be: being in a romantic relationship with someone I deeply care about and love; I would also...
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Relationship Problems

Your opinion? My partner is contradictory and critical, but at the same time gets very upset if any of her ideas or decisions are questioned in any way. Examples: She will ridicule any book I am reading unless it is one recommended by her. If it is not a subject that interests her, especially technical books, she will describe the book as childish rubbish. The same with any TV program or film. She is...
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Can I Get Better Without Losing My Family?

At the age of 17 i was an alcoholic and i smoked until i sat down one day and stopped. i moved and never drank/smoked again. i became homeless so in order to avoid the state taking my child i told his father to take care of him. i became abusive toward a partner because of tiny things. we broke up and i started to fix my life i was constantly in and out...
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Controlling Boyfriend

Hey, I have been going out with my boyfriend for about a year and a half. things are usually very good and I have a great time with him. About 6 months ago he cheated on me, we got through it and I know he deeply regrets it. But now he am realising how controlling he is. He is away on holiday and I have been invited to a party, I told him I...
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Inability to Move on from Relationships

I’m a 33 yr. old widow (suicide) and I recently separated from my partner of 3 yrs. and began dating. One of the men I dated for a few mo., and I just “broke up” a few days ago and I’m having a hard time accepting this. I contact him constantly, I think about “us” all the time and I feel that I have an overall pattern of difficulty with acceptance and moving forward,...
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