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I haven't been in a relationship for a long time, because I'm afraid of it not working out. There have been times when I was emotionally hurt when a relationship didn't work out, and I was married once only to find out that the guy had lied to me about every single thing- he even said he had 2 purple hearts from being a navy seal- and that was all a lie. Now I'm afraid to ever get involved with a guy romantically. I have no love life, and I wouldn't be able to handle a friends with benefits situation so I've never tried that. I'm really unmotivated at this point in my life. I'm 28 years old and once had hopes of having children and getting married but now I'm scared to death of that. I also just got on an antidepressant about 2 months ago. I don't have alot of friends, and the ones that I do have- I feel afraid to open up to them. Any advice?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Relationship
Expert:  Walt-mod replied 5 years ago.
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Expert:  Suzanne replied 5 years ago.

Sorry you have had to wait so long for a reply.


You mentioned the medications you've tried, but didn't mention any therapy. Have you seen a counselor? If so, did you find it helpful to talk with someone?


I look forward to working with you on this question...


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