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so my ex-boyfriend and i broke up in sept...we have been seeing

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so my ex-boyfriend and i broke up in sept...we have been seeing each other a lot as if we were still together. We were still sleeping together until he recently deicded he wasnt 'into' it anymore and if we had sex after that he would tell me that he regrets it and i provoked him. I am not that desperate for sex but i think i just hoped that it would help us get back together.

Anyways we got into a huge fight and now he wants to limit contact, although we have mutual friends. I know he now thinks im cheap and although he says he respects me i dont think he does.

I moved to his city to be with him, and i dont have any friends here other than his, in many ways i feel a little dependent on him. I also feel like i have become needy and i lowered my beliefs and standards for him.

As much as i want to be with him i know he only views me as a friend...but i want his respect esp since with have mutual friends and will be seeing each other. i love him alot and its been hard letting how can i get him to respect me again?

PS. in addition i pretty much begged him to hang out with me on our usual days and he said no but again im sure it looked desperate and maybe i am because i dont want to lose him...although i already basically i want my confidence back! pls help me!
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Relationship
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