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09 Jun 2004

Mistrust
Hi there,
Ive been with my boyfriend for nearly two years now and have NEVER even contemplated on cheating on him, however, everyday when he phones, I get drilled on who is with me, am i sure Im alone etc. He has even told me that "one day I will catch you with another man" despite me telling him that I have been faithful if anything. He has had bad experiences from past relationships and Ive told him that I am not like his ex's that used to cheat on him...Ive had enough and want to get out of this relationship, i cant relax anymore and am constantly on edge.
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Sounds like pathological jealousy, the marker of a wimp with low self-esteem who can't believe his good luck to have someone as good as you as his gf. He needs to see a counsellor. J puts it very well. His bad experiences must not be allowed to encourage him to recreate re-enactments of those sad situations, with you. Tell him he either sees a counsellor and gets over these hangups, and then trusts you completely, or leaves you. It's not worth tolerating such jealousy
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