We also recommend the book “Sex at Dawn“, By Christopher Ryan if you have been particularly hurt by a breakup, to get a better grasp on human sexuality and monogamy (we are not affiliates for this book; we make no money if you purchase it; we recommend it as it is an incredibly helpful and insightful book).
We had moved into a new house and my parents turned the basement into some bedrooms.
While we do not condone the disgusting behaviour that often comes along with cheating (i.e.
lying, deceiving, purposefully trying to humiliate or hurt a person), we believe that you should respect a person’s choices (sexual or otherwise) and make no attempt to try and control them.
He said he worships the ground I walk on and should never change because I was perfect in the relationship and will go far in life whereas he feels like he has nothing to offer since he is grieving and stuck in a job he doesn’t like. I was dating a woman who really was a great girlfriend, but I was totally not in the right place to be in a relationship. when men don’t feel like they’re “winning” at life or that life is good, they want to shrink away and withdraw from the world.
He suggested we stay friends but I told him that would be too hard on me and he said I can contact him anytime. Men want to mentally work out whatever is bothering them, solve it, and then they’ll re-emerge, ready to conquer the world.