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24 Feb 2004

Co-dependancy problem
I'm a 36 year old divorcee with 1 child and he's 28 and we've been seeing each other for 2 years. We had our ups and downs like any other relationship - with friends and both our families not approving of our relationship citing the age difference but it (age) doesn't bother him at all. My problem now is that I'm worried that with his friends and our families turning their backs on us we're very close it scares me. We don't have many friends so we spend most of the time together, same places, same friends. After reading through the posts above I'm getting worried this closeness might lead to co dependancy which leads to boredom. Will he get tired of me? Another problem is that I'm a jelous type of person prone to irrational behaviour at times. Sometimes when we walk in the street and I catch him looking at a nice looking girl I get angry. I know he won't leave me and run to that girl but I can't help feeling insecure. Help please
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Dear Zo,
You're looking for answers that no-one can give you. Counselling and help to deal with your sense of insecurity and jealousy. And as a couple, develop new friends, and some shared and independent outside interests and activities, so you're not solely devoted to and consumed by, each other.
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