Right now, she is where you were---not ready to be here with you right now the way you want her to be. We'd very rarely had chance to spend so much time together as that so i booked the time off work and asked her in a really nice email. Can you get down the gym? You cannot love anyone full until you love yourself. The only reason she wont get back with me is that she thinks im going to hurt her, which im not. Any comment really! Ugh, I don't know, it will hurt less over time, it has only been one week, I am young only going to be 21 this year I'm sure someone else will show interest eventually. I'm desperate and would really appreciate help. I guess people do sometimes have a period of doubt. Your ex sounds to be playing with your mind at the moment and i don't think it's very fair at all on you. Ex broke up with me cause she thinks i wasnt ready to commit, what to do? I am going through the same thing right now only my boyfriend is the one who is having the life problems, I don't know what to do, he is my first love and I miss him so much, I have always wanted what we had and now it is gone, he gives me hope that it will be back but he doesn't know how long it will take him. Tell her of your triumphs over your trauma, validate that she has been hurt and that you acknowledge that and have worked on correcting issues that your past trauma has caused you- until then, just love yourself friend. i shouldn't have to be making all the effort to sort out a relationship, i don't deserve that. Take all the time you please. You have to make those things your priorities. I was exactly the same as you with the gym. Yeah i know exactly what you mean, it's the hardest thing i've ever had to go through too. Keep in therapy! It'll be the best way forward for you. I am a 48-year-old transgender man. I really feel for you, but you have to make sure you look after yourself. I was thrilled when the medical community told me six years ago that I could change from a woman to a man. 3.) I don't think anyone is immune from that no matter how much of a "man" you try to be. *Remember, your relationship ended because you didn't listen or support her the way she needed you to. Man i couldn't even be bothered to cook myself a meal. Work's been terrible, i've barely slept (5 hours the last 3 nights, waking up at 5am every one of those), and i haven't been able to get her off my mind as much as i have tried. What I want in life is her and would do anything for that woman. You have to just learn to live with it and eventually realise that you have to do other important stuff in your life even though you feel like doing nothing and moping around thinking about her. She knows you too well. Don't feel bad or guilty for moping though, it's natural, but try to keep yourself busy because like i said before, you have to do the stuff you need to get done. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. She should have been proud to have me as her boyfriend as i was to have her as my girlfriend, and if she isn't then i shouldn't even be bothering with someone like that. Even up to a few weeks ago we were still talking about being together, going on holiday etc but we argued a bit, i acted like an idiot and she broke it off. I break down all the time, and I too can't focus on my school work, I know that it is important but I feel so lost and alone, I hate being alone and I hate that I have lost my best friend. I couldn’t forgive myself for the role I’d played in Denise’s death: Not only did I fail to save her, but I’m fairly certain I gave her the idea. Maybe just give yourself half an hour or an hour to have a mope and a think about it. I mean if they change their mind later on and realise they've made a mistake, then it's fair enough that they tell you then and at least you have the option of getting back if you want after a period of being allowed to get over them, but you may have moved on and then he won't be able to have you. Sorry, this post was deleted by the person who originally posted it. Sad but true, and that just means he doesn’t know what love is all about. I guess you're maybe perversly pleased to see that he looked like **** down at work?! Guys im in the exact same predicament and am going crazy, so advice would really mean a lot. Guys one more thing. I survived by making sense of this experience in a way that allowed me to feel in control of my life and sexuality and move on. You accept the breakup It's like a drug man, I feel the need to hear her voice, to hold her in my arms. So it doesn't require a response or justify it in my opinion. Guess how much it affects you? I'm Afraid My 7 years Relationship Ruined Because My Family Said I'm Not Ready For Marriage. Ive lost the will to live simply because i poured my heart into something just to have it taken away from me. Now, we have been in NC for 3 weeks. An expert weighs in on how to try it safely. attracted, respectful of you, falling back in love with you) when she’s with you or interacting with you, the less she’ll keep focusing on the fact that you wouldn’t commit to her in the past. We were both each others first love. I will get through. Give yourself the same patience that you are giving her. After the meal we had, she text me saying "Thanks so much for the meal, i know you'll do well". The point is though that you should wait to let her contact you for sure, no questions. A young woman's comment posted on Reddit, in which she describes the horrific toll COVID-19 has taken on her family, is going viral across the internet. 1. I did the same as you, i told her i loved her and made my feelings clear, poured my heart out to her. The way i look at it now is don't talk to her and then i ain't gonna be going back to not wanting to eat and then not wanting to go down the gym. You've done well not to have any contact with her for 3 weeks. If she is talking to you and visiting with you, she is in your life and she cares. I just want to know about this text message. Hey guys, On another note, I did tell her that I loved her and that I wanted to to commit and how important she was to me when we broke up. Take it for what it is. However, this must be done with FINESSE.This is absolutely the most important factor in dealing with your ex. I might have over done it and pushed her away. Being a man ***** so much sometimes, we cant help but mess these things up. For the last year i have had so much on with my career and life i neglected her and pushed her away, over and over again. The only thing you can do is i suppose maybe try to look at the flip side that when you find someone else you'll do stuff you'll enjoy with them that you'd never have done if you were with your ex. It'll go away and you'll be back again. At the end of what would have been my first weekend down there with her, her "friend" came up to visit her. Force yourself to look after your priorities first of all. So that means no contact whatsoever til she contacts you, none at all, no excuses. Thanks so much for the encouragement, I hear what you are both saying. God, I still love her. As i havent replied to her text, will that make me look like im purposely freezing her out? I hope that is of some help? That's exacly my situation. Well, the fact that you took her for granted and she left you because you wouldn’t commit creates some serious headwind. You're better than that. So keep up the good work, don't be contacting her. Just to add, I have asked him to just tell me if he doesn't want to be with me, he wants to make this easier for me and I told him that would, but he said he can't tell me that because he won't lie to me. Listen carefully for you saying or thinking, ‘but I can help him/her’, or find yourself endlessly delving into what is creating their inability to commit in the hope that you’ll heal them and they’ll change and be so grateful they’ll stay with you forever. He broke up because he wasn't ready for the next stage in life, I'm his girlfriend but he is not ready to commit. Man, you pretty much summed up exacly how I feel man. Ah! But I won't! You've got the right attitude and you're right to keep yourself busy. You won't stop thinking about him, he'll be there in the back of your mind if not at the forefront, but you have to force yourself to do the things you need to get done. How I wish I had a time machine to fix things. Guess what - i lost all the weight i'd spent a while and put a lot of hard work into putting on and then some more on top of that. But at the same time, even if I told again and again how much I love her and want to commit to her, I feel like I need to tell her again. You sound like you've got the right idea already. I suppose it depends on how long it goes on. How Stella Got Her Groove Back grows up in the author’s latest title, a story about what it takes to pursue joy after unexpected loss. I lift weights and i'm thinking about her, but i'm also thinking about making sure i lift those **** weights cos that is one thing i can achieve and get something out of. Maybe if we go back to chatting we can find common ground. The 12-3-30 workout went viral after YouTube personality Lauren Giraldo lost 30 pounds. Thank you so much for the sound advice night_orchid. You just have to accept it's gonna feel **** for maybe quite a while, but trust me it will improve. 27. Can you believe that? This girl has been obsessed with me for 3 years now, i think she has just run out of steam. Also she had too much work to do. My attitude and outlook changed about 2 months ago when i did some self reflection and realised that a relationship is a two way thing and i was looking at it completely selfishly, and that was why it wasn't working. I know that's easier said than done cos i think about her all the time too, but i try to avoid moping. At the end of the session i can think "right good i just achieved something there, i did well, and even though she was on my mind, she wasn't the only thing on it and i got through it". Try to keep him at the back of your mind by doing other stuff. So yep don't ring her to tell her you love her. 1) The last contact i had with her was about mid december (unless you count a text on christmas day saying "happy christmas", which she replied to with much the same). Now I Want Her Back. Anyway, what's done is done, it's too late now. I will do my best to stay strong and not contact her. This is the hardest thing I've ever experienced in my life and I appreciate your support man! Keep up the avoidance of contact as it is no help. I dunno if she'll come back, maybe she will, maybe she won't. Ive lost the love of my life because i cheated on him, thing is i cnt b without him. Take care. When something you enjoy so much is suddenly taken away and then there's no prospect of getting it again you long for it. Generally though if she doesn't actually ask you anything, then i don't think you should bother replying. I would really appreciate some advice here, my heads in a complete mess. I wouldnt act like i wanted to be with her, just be non needy, and chat like friends. Then i talked to her again and BAM back to not eating enough, but this time not so bad. I'm going to go this afternoon, but even at the gym I think about her while im lifting the weights. But of course that was not seen as a good idea either. Well ok i didn't STOP eating, but i didn't eat enough (as i physically found it really hard to do) and i started losing weight and couldn't do the gym. You have to show her that if she rejected you, you lost no sleep over it and you couldn’t really care less. Then i went to gym again. He … If she contacts you then you'll haev to gauge what the best option is next. I even have trouble concentrating at school and it's my last semester before getting my bachelors degree. It's good to know you're not the only one going through this **** experience isn't it? I have been thinking about her non stop the past 2 months, I lost weight, I don't feel like doing anything and I often cry thinking about her with other people. You aren't broken, but maybe the timing just isn't right in this case. Rant over! So take it from me the best thing to do for you is to continue to not be in touch with her. It wasnt in a bad way i said it, we were just chatting and i said that was the easiest way for me to get over it. So if she doesn't then you're getting on with things. However, that doesn't mean that she is ready to date you again. Look to prove my point, a few months after my ex split with me she made out we maybe could have got back together but because i kept trying to convince her she said "you didn't give me a chance to miss you" Ok so that's proof enough isn't it? As i did this, she drew away and has been quite distant for the last two months. You said you stayed in bed for 4-5 weeks. speak soon x" ( im going next week ). Think you'd like it to from the way you're sounding. I lost my girlfriend...I love her and I m going crazy. ``You just weren't ready to be the man she wanted at that time.``. It's constant and you can never escape it, it only starts going with time (unless you reconcile). Now she's twenty-two. Lucas: He hasn't seen her in twelve years. Girl got caught being sexual with her cousin and her brother: My uncle caught me going down on my cousin, he freaked out. Im concerned that at this stage, if it looks like im purposely doing something she will be less attracted to me as it looks petty that i didnt reply. do you ever see them? She won't think it's rude or anything, it won't affect your chances of a reconcilliation. I'm struggling hard to do my daily stuff, even though I know deep down sitting down mopping will get me no where! Hope that help you. Going crazy and would do anything. I was with a girl for 3 years. I still wake up in the morning really early thinking about her, it's normal, just don't worry about it. 2. During our relationship, I was afraid to make a big commitment to her and she often told me that I needed to prioritize her in my life. Her mother could’ve been a terrific parent and I’d be putting that relationship in jeopardy. 9GAG is your best source of FUN! No i don't ever see her, she lives a long way away (that was the main problem in why our relationship broke down). Do the opposite now, be attentive and interested in HER, let her feel that she has some decision power here (NOT about when you want her) and see how things go. It's gotten to a point where I have trouble functionning in my daily life! Is it definitely not a good idea to start building up trust with her through contact, as thats the thing that i neglected in the first place? But then i talked to her, got rejected again (with even more certainty) and i stopped eating. Had an affair with her when she was eleven. Not to mention how this might damage her psychologically if she learned the truth about her conception and why exactly I couldn’t handle the thought of being in her life. But I try to stay strong, even If I have my moments of weakness and still cry about it. You are just feeling the loss. Sue, If I may ask. They're your priorities ok. Ok you'll still have her there in the back of your mind all day long and you'll have trouble sleeping, i am just the same, but you have to do stuff to keep it at the back of your mind and it will start to get easier. I just wasn't in right place in my life when we met. It doesn't appear in any feeds, and anyone with a direct link to it will see a message like this one. And it got to the "i can't go on like this" thoughts. p.s I saw him at work (we are both lifeguards and swimming instructors at one of the city pools) and he looked like ****, and people at work guessed because of his over happiness, and then he looks so sad when no one is around. I think that because it wasn't like she asked you a question, she just said "i know you'll do well". I'm glad you've got some encouragment from my post. I've been reading all your posts with interest. Is this a good idea, or just keep up with the NC? She listened but told me that she wanted to move on and wanted to stop talking because, if we did, she wouldn't be able to. And we're having to go cold turkey on this, which is a very tough, but ultimately, better option. He could have known this little girl when she was just a kid. This devasted me. And keep some little hope. As stupid as this may sound, this just put me into tears all over again. I was seeing my ex for 2.5 years aswell. I dunno if things happen for a reason, but i do think we'll probably end up happy eventually even if it's with new people. Eventually even if she doesn't come back you'll find someone else won't you, you might not think it now, but the chances are very good that you will. I did with my ex cos of the long distance, but then i realised i wanted to be with her cos i missed her terribly. You are not alone in this. It seems to me he's keeping you there at arms length so that he can go off and play around with other girls til his heart's content and then if he gets bored or realises he's made a mistake then he knows you're there. Dr. Diana is also the best-selling author of the acclaimed best-selling relationship and dating book, “Love in 90 Days”. You've gotta have someone who thinks you're worth having as much as you thik they are, the feelings have to be mutual, there has to be a mutual respect and i don't think she had the respect for me that i think i deserved. Boyfriend broke up with me because he wasn't ready for commitment. This is the inner confidence that I talk about a lot! This is something that I hear all too often from our readers. Look forward to reading your post I could just tell by the look in her eyes she didn't feel the same anymore. "Berlin was amazing! Just keep at it. 2. He says he isnt ready for a relationship with anyone. Basically everything i suggested was met with "that's not a good idea" and eventually it just totally **** me off. Good night. It's just so hard to live knowing that you lost a girl you truly truly loved, but was not ready in your life to commit to her. Then one day i did cook myself a proper nice meal and i thought "this is a step forward" and i started eating better. I took her off my msn, and i have just noticed that she has taken me off hers. That was a real good moping session eh? At the same time, she shouldn't be expected to wait for your healing especially if the process is causing her emotional distress (which it appears to be doing). My heart is still with her and I'm doing my best to keep on fighting! You're clearly really tired at the moment, and trust me not having enough sleep is not going to help your mind function. So esentially it's like he's got you there as a fall back. not ready to commit? First, I totally get where you are coming from. 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