logo


Romantic Forums! Get the answers you seek quickly and easily! If you can't find what you need
here amongst our tens of thousands of tips and questions, be sure to Post in our Romantic Forum!
We've got over 9,800 members ready to give you a hand!
A Love Quote
You know you're in love when you don't want to fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. --Dr. Seuss



He's Using Me as a Safety Net



Visitor's Question from a 13-15 year old Female
My ex boyfriend and I just got off the phone and he tells me that he thinks he made a mistake. I asked him what he meant and he said he thinks he messed up when he broke up with me. He has already gone out with two of my best friends and now he is going out with another chick. He told me that if their relationship doesn't work out then I have him back.

I have gone out with one guy since our break up. and I dumped him in a week because I don't feel comfortable dating anyone but him.

What should I say if their relationship doesn't work out and he asks me out?




RomanceClass.com Advice
Oh sure, now that he's played the field and he hasn't found someone else as good he's realizing he did something wrong. What does this mean, that he'll date you again if it's convenient for him but if he sees soemthing else interesting he'll run off again to give it a try? You've become his safety net. He can go do whatever else he wants to and just have you waiting for him as a fallback position, to get him on his feet until he's ready to go roaming again.

I know you may really care for him and it may feel like you want to be with him no matter what. But believe me, if he is only with you because you're convenient, you will feel that every time you're together and it will eat away at you. You will start to resent him for doing that to you and it will poison your relationship. You deserve to be with someone who truly loves you and wants 100% to be with YOU. You can't MAKE him be that person, as much as you want him to be. You need to find a person who IS like that all on his own.

It's one of those nasty lessons of life. You can't force people to change. No matter how much you love someone, they are the way they are. You can accept that and love them as a friend from a distance, while you find a true partner in life that is better suited for you. It's a really hard lesson to learn but it's an important one. Somewhere out there is a guy who really wants to be with you and who won't keep dating other women or wanting to date other women because he feels like you're missing something. I'd look for that guy.

-- from Jenn
One of Your Friendly Advisors at RomanceClass.com





Add RomanceClass  to Twitter Add RomanceClass  to Facebook Add RomanceClass  to MySpace Add RomanceClass  to Del.icio.us Digg RomanceClass+ Add RomanceClass  to Yahoo My Web Add RomanceClass  to Google Bookmarks Add RomanceClass  to Stumbleupon Add RomanceClass  to Reddit
 


Speak Your Mind - Share your Thoughts on this Question!

All Advice in the category - Breakup Issues

Browse our Answer Database
- Browse Answers by Question Category
- Browse Answers by Age Group
- Browse Answers by Date of Response



Please read through the advice on this site before you Submit your Own Question! We have thousands of pages of valuable advice that can immediately help you with your situation.
Advertisement


Sparkly Irridescent Glitz Gel

Going to a party or special event? What to feel special no matter what you're doing? Roll on some glitz! Perfect for adding a special bit of sparkle to your day or evening.

Buy Glitz Gel at EclecticLady.com




Bookmark this site so you can reference it any time you need romantic / relationship info in the future!

Add Romance+Class+Website+ to Twitter Add Romance+Class+Website+ to Facebook Add Romance+Class+Website+ to MySpace Add Romance+Class+Website+ to Del.icio.us Digg Romance+Class+Website+ Add Romance+Class+Website+ to Yahoo My Web Add Romance+Class+Website+ to Google Bookmarks Add Romance+Class+Website+ to Stumbleupon Add Romance+Class+Website+ to Reddit


 

Follow Me on Pinterest


Romantic Tshirts, Bags, Mugs and More!

Love is Patient
Love is Patient ...
Deeply Loved
Deeply Loved ...
Random Kindness
Random Kindness ...

These are just a small selection - Visit the RomanceClass Shop!

Join This Newsletter!


 
RomanceClass on Facebook




Join This Newsletter!

Past Issues





| About RomanceClass | Advertising | Privacy Policy | Submit a Suggestion |
All content copyright 2013 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.

this site is for amusement only - professional advice is not being rendered

French Wedding