Dating for 7 months
I told him I know I have picked a lot of fights; however, texting other girls was not something I would be OK with.We've been great since, but dealing with newly diagnosed anxiety causes me to worry a lot.You don’t have to dwell on the past, but you can’t erase it either.My boyfriend and I have been together for about a year and a half now.
You need more than physical and sexual attraction – you should be getting an initial sense of their values and whether they treat you with care, trust and respect, and of course match words with actions.
Use the period from when you meet whether it starts out online or in the ‘real world’ as an opportunity for you both to discover the ‘facts’ about one another and assimilate whether you want to progress…or opt out.
Generally speaking, to get to the point of going on a date, there is some level of attraction there.
I don’t think your worries sound all that extreme or even unrealistic. But it’s real and you shouldn’t brush it away as a symptom of your anxiety.
He was flirting with other women on Snapchat and you sensibly wonder about whether he’s going to be faithful. You ask if this is an “actual issue” of if it’s just your anxiety. Tell him that if you’re going to be together, you need him to understand that it’s not cool for him to flirt with other women when things get rough.