BrookeHx Posted December 6, 2017 Share Posted December 6, 2017 A few days ago I broke up with my boyfriend of 18 months. I live with him. We had been having problems for the last 6 months as he had been stressed for unknown reasons as well as having a small health issue. I had stood by him regardless of how he was treating me. He was arrogant and selfish. His parents had even warned him about being nasty to me and taking me for granted. He could be manipulative and make cutting comments with some jealousy/insecurity issues too. Around a month ago, I told him that I had lost that 'spark' and I loved him but I didn't feel in love with him anymore. He asked for a chance to work at it and I ageeed. Some small things changed, mainly materialistic with him buying things for me but after a week or 2, his attitudes started creeping back in. A few days ago, I found out that before any of these issues had started while things were, what I thought to be, good he had been messaging another woman sending rude pictures and videos of himself to her. He had initiated this contact and flirted with her. He has cheated in previous relationships more than once and while he tells me there was nobody else or anything else he did, I struggle to believe him. I told him that I didn't there was anything left to work at and a relationship without trust will ever work out. He now begs me for another chance and tells me how heartbroken he is, he's never loved anyone as much as me etc. On occasion he turns and becomes nasty saying I never cared for him, I'm heartless and obviously seeing someone else. I know he's hurting too but I have to think of myself. It's hard for me as I do still care for him regardless but I feel like this is the right thing to do. He however, thinks I need to not make my decision so quickly and give it time. Thoughts? Link to comment
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