Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free

boyfriend barely speaks to me :/ Watch

    Offline

    17
    ReputationRep:
    Some people just don't feel the need to be in constant communication - it doesn't mean they don't care about the other person but they prefer to focus on things which are actually present in their life and won't text if they don't have something to say. Both myself and my partner don't talk a whole lot if we're on a trip or visit somewhere, maybe a text in the evening or something but occasionally if we're busy we go a couple of days without talking. I think you need to understand your boyfriend's perspective too and that he's not doing something cruel or lazy, he's just got a different view to you. Plus it sounds like he's working really hard - in which case you should cut him some slack. Ideally you would compromise and maybe he could agree to text you a couple of times a day and you would agree that if he;s busy you won't moan if he forgets sometimes or can't skype. Perhaps you should have a conversation about it and explain how you feel and request you both compromise.
 
 
 
Reply
Submit reply
TSR Support Team

We have a brilliant team of more than 60 Support Team members looking after discussions on The Student Room, helping to make it a fun, safe and useful place to hang out.

Updated: February 13, 2017
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • Poll
    Did TEF Bronze Award affect your UCAS choices?
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

    Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

    Quick reply
    Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.