“I love him but should I move on?”

I have been dating this guy for about 6 months maybe. He’s amazing, sweet, funny, smart, but a little selfish since he was the baby of the family. And he sometimes acts childish beyond how most guys act. And we have been on a “break” for about 4 months now (10 months in total) so I can work on my social anxiety without him having to feel responsible for me. We are basically best friends, we have sex and hang out, but we aren’t “together” technically. We are exclusive as well.  Continue reading

“After the break, would an apology gift be appropriate?”

My boyfriend and I are currently on a break because I lied about my past. I felt so guilty and wrong that I eventually told him the truth after I built up the courage to do so. I knew that telling him would hurt his feelings, so I kept putting it off, until I felt I couldn’t keep it to myself any more.

He, quite rightly, feels hurt and doesn’t know if he can trust me, as he has been entirely honest with me about his past — a very difficult thing to do.

However, I believe that as our relationship was so strong before, we are still the same people, and the lie could eventually be forgiven, as it was said out of insecurity and fear, with no intention of causing harm.

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