I am tired of start over

iVillage Member
Registered: 01-24-2011
I am tired of start over
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Thu, 03-01-2012 - 7:59pm

I know I should post this in the other board but I want to post here.

My relationship of 5 months has ended.

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iVillage Member
Registered: 02-28-2012
Thu, 03-01-2012 - 10:01pm

I completely understand where you are coming from.

iVillage Member
Registered: 06-03-2009
Thu, 03-01-2012 - 10:02pm
Oh misslynn I'm sorry to hear about the end of your relationship. It stinks to have something that seemed good end and to have to start over. I think a lot of us are sick of starting over. Perhaps right now its ok for you to not hurry to start over. Maybe distract yourself with other priorities or something you've always wanted to do while you give yourself time to deal with this break up.
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iVillage Member
Registered: 11-28-1999
Thu, 03-01-2012 - 10:48pm

I'm sorry things didn't work out.

iVillage Member
Registered: 02-26-2011
Thu, 03-01-2012 - 11:01pm

Oh dear!

Community Leader
Registered: 07-16-2001
Fri, 03-02-2012 - 8:13am

I'm so sorry, Miss Lynn.

iVillage Member
Registered: 01-24-2011
Fri, 03-02-2012 - 9:15am
Thanks Marina and others for your compassionate responses.

I really appreciate it.
iVillage Member
Registered: 09-12-2005
Fri, 03-02-2012 - 9:31am

I'm sorry too Misslynn. I also in a sense "wasted" 5 months (in the sense that it wasn't going anywhere serious), but at least it was my decision. It sucks when a relationship doesn't work.

I bought a book called "Is he Mr. Right" by Mira Kirshenbaum, there's also a book by Dr Phil called "Love smart". In those 2 books, they give advice on how to analyze your new relationship with a man to see whether it's worth putting more energy in it or not. Maybe it could be helpful to you.

And please, don't concentrate on your age. There's nothing you can do about it and thinking of it will only make you more desperate and sad. Try to concentrate on the good things about yourself and your life. We're on the same boat !

In my experience, it's not a good idea to expect someone to change their mind. As soon as they somehow indicate to you that they don't want a relationship, believe them ! And start looking elsewhere.

iVillage Member
Registered: 01-24-2011
Fri, 03-02-2012 - 7:02pm
Thank you Sireanita for the book recommendation. I will check out the one by Dr Phil.

I agree with what you say about start looking else once they have indicated that they are not interested in continuing.

However, a friend's gf suggested I chased him. That was what happened to them. She was the one who the initiatives and come visiting him when she moved to another city. They been together 2 years now.

So I thought I give this relationship a little fight. In the end, it was useless.

oh well, it is what it is.
iVillage Member
Registered: 09-12-2005
Fri, 03-02-2012 - 8:11pm
I never believed in chasing after men. A relationship shouldn't be one sided. If he's not interested and you're chasing him, he'll just stay there because it's easy, not because he really wants to be with you. I would only fight for a relationship that's been there for a while and that used to be good.

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Community Leader
Registered: 01-25-2010
Sat, 03-03-2012 - 3:06pm

Starting over really sucks.

chaika

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