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An_216209 posted:
I have been seeing this man for a while, and everything was good at first, but now he angers so easy, looks at other women pictures on facebook, and is emotionally abusive. Saying "I need to see a doctor, that my worries are stupid, and I know what I can do about it", but than he says he loves me. I have caught him in lies, he constantly brings his ex wife up and he is a recoverying alcoholic so he has a lot of women in his phone who is in the program, but he says they are just friends
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cjh1203 responded:
Don't waste any more time on him. I don't know if he gets violent when he is angry, but if he's already emotionally abusive and has a quick temper, it wouldn't be surprising if it escalated to physical violence. That and the lies mean he's just not good boyfriend material. You would always be unhappy with him, and you're not going to change him.

Cut your losses before you invest any more time and emotion in him -- he is definitely not worth it, and you can do much better.
 
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3point14 responded:
What's good about this relationship!?
 
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Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD responded:
I think it's important that you ask yourself why you are staying in this relationship. If you are staying because he says he loves you, you need to ask yourself how he shows you that he loves you -- actions speak louder than words.
 
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77Hopeless replied to 3point14's response:
Thank you, and nothing is good!
 
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77Hopeless replied to cjh1203's response:
Thank you, your right it does get worse!


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