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Putting your boyfriend up on a pedestal watch

    • Thread Starter

    Hello guys!

    So.. I am currently in a 7 month relationship, me and my boyfriend were friends just under a year before we officially got together. He's literally the most down to earth and caring guy that I have ever met. We are also in a LDR and we see each other at least once a week (I'm in Birmingham and he's in London) we're pretty committed to making our relationship work and we've already told our parents about each other. Our relationship is great at the moment besides the small argument we had over the fact I went to a gig with 100/1 guy ratio.. 🙄

    Now here's the small issue; I understand it can be difficult to show affection over a phone conversation and through text. He has slowly stopped yet will pick up whenever I haven't said anything nice to him. As we don't see each other everyday, communication is key and I like to remind him that I'm here, thinking of him etc.

    I feel like I have put him up on a pedestal slightly? I speak nicely of him and I think he's just pretty amazing. I never let a day pass where I won't send him a text with something nice. I feel he's used to it and feels like he doesn't have to reciprocate? He's been in a mood the entire week..It's just made me feel unappreciated..
    • Very Important Poster

    Very Important Poster
    Doesnt sound like you have him on a pedestal, more like you are complaining becayse he isnt making effort. Very smart in emphasising communication. Why not reduce yours down to his level for a few weeks and see if he notices. You can then discuss what you both might do to make it work and keep it fresh. Part of you needs to step back a little though and dont suffocate.
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