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My boyfriend and I are both mid 30s and have been together for a year. Neither one of us has said I love you. I haven't and nor has he. I am wondering if I should end it. A few months back I saw he had exchanged a few texts with his ex. She wanted to talk and become friends. At first he replied a bit and then stopped. That was 3 months ago. I have had suspicions he was not over that relationship and seeing this did not help. Either way we spend all of our time together and have a lot of fun. We do argue sometimes and I have struggled with how critical he can be with me sometimes. He makes comments on my weight (I am small), my hair (I should wear it differently) .... I hate the criticism and have never dated. Guy who did this. I am stuck and don't know what to do
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It sounds like neither one of you feel that strongly for one another and by this time you might feel love..if he reached back to his ex then this might indicate he hasn't felt fully invested. His judgments of you aren't likely to change and it must be terribly uncomfortable for you to live with that...so the question for yourself is what do you want for yourself moving forward...a man that adores you and is fully invested or what you have with him now?
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