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have been dating this guy off and on for a year and I have ...

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have been dating this guy off and on for a year and I have fallen in love with him. He told me today that he recently uncovered that he is passive aggresive. This is a quote from his e-mail he sent me, " One thing I have recently uncovered is that I can be passive aggressive... I never really knew what that meant before, and now that I know I do not want anyone to get this from me. That is why I am telling you what's on my mind before I do something or say something harsh to push you away... I would rather be honest, than push you away because of anger, or things that I do to purposely to make you angry... which at the time I dont know Im doing. If you continue to see me you will get hurt, it would not be positive for either of us."

Okay I have read up on this passive-aggressive disorder thing and agree 100% that he has it. Now everything I have gone through with him for the last year makes sense. Just in the last 3 months has it gotten worse with him becoming more passive-aggressive with me.

I could just walk away from all of this but in the process which stems from the begining when we first met have fallen in love with him.

Is there anyone out there mainly a professional that can give me some advice on how to deal with him and this disorder? I am willing to work here with him.

All advice is much appreciated. Thank you...
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Relationship
Expert:  Dr. ARUN PHOPHALIA replied 6 years ago.
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