As the relationship progressed there was a lot of great things, and obviously some problems emerged as well. Maybe you can influence change in her by being that good positive example, but expect nothing in your efforts. You just need to go ahead and do it! I dated a girl like this. Every time its about different thing. This is my first post ever. TEE HEE~!". I love her, but god, sometimes I just want to shake her and tell her be happy! Two people that are spending time with each other because they make each other happy. We have been together for about 5 months and I love her much but she is constantly busy and can never make time for me. But its only few months and I dont know her mother that good. It's powerful. Or maybe Im just a bad guy, and hurt her by my style of being. The only question is how to put it on the right track. Clearly you love her and want this relationship to work. And you need to let her if this is the case. When she was nervous/hurt, I was very apologetic and took the blame even I felt its unfair/didnt deserve it. A late menstrual period can be worrisome, especially when periods are usually regular and unexpected pregnancy is a concern. Hers is even worse than my girlfriend's, but I'm confident that they share a common or at least similar cause. However, keep in mind, it may not be all that easy to know if she’s talking to someone.. Please forgive me. Just break up with her, you'll feel better. If she doesn't leave you, you need to be willing to leave her based off of how the serious conversation with her goes. When I invited her to the party it was ok at the start but, quickly she got nervous, and finally got mad at me when we were going home I walked on the red light through the street (she stayed on the other side of the road and I waited). Yay! She can change, but the difficult part is first getting her to realize that she is painfully cynical, and second is getting her to take the initiative. I think she is a good and valuable person. Ever try talking to her to see what's annoying/bothering her or making her worry? The hardest part is seeing the re-conditioning through. But you gotta take an action. Never mind that, really listen to her, and ask for clarifications if you are not clear, ask for specific examples if it's too general. However, one thing that has become a SLIGHT issue is the consistent changing of plans on her part. In the beginning everything was really swell, although she had little time for me and we met only like 1-2 times a week. And she seems like a nit picky asshole. My girlfriend had a problem with me being friends with a girl. From my experiences dealing with people, I have arrived at the firm belief that the only person you can directly change and control is yourself. My previous relationship was nothing like this, and even if we split up with my exgf for some serious reason, we were almost never angry at each other. I didnt think of asking her to pass my birthday wishes to her mother, ok thats my fault. She rebuffs my attempts to help and I think we're having a communication breakdown where I'm afraid to bring up certain topics in order to … My girlfriend is always giving out about something or someone, stressing or worrying over something stupid, or just being moody. I think if she's willing to work on it then a few books and some patience can probably change things up for the better for both you. Ladies, your boyfriend is so lucky to have found you right? The "loss of spark" that you're feeling is your subconscious picking up on her body language becoming more and more closed off. You will listen to her feelings of worry for 5 minutes. Before, my girlfriend used to be an average college student. Correct? Rather than saying, “My girlfriend wants to go out alone with her friends,” and feeling like you’re losing her, work on deepening the attraction, love and respect that she feels for you. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the relationships community. Correct? All right here is the deal. My girlfriend is 21, but my coworker is in her late fourties. I am someone that finds this incredibly annoying and … New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. You shouldn't EVER feel like you have to tiptoe through the tulips for that person. I also concur; it's all about expectations. She ate crap, stayed up till wee hours studying, watched a … That means employing your own time management strategies. I came to the point in my relationship in which I really dont know what to think, and I feel like listening to some opinions of anonymous strangers. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. It's hard. Honestly, you can't. Dump her. My recommendation is to always withdraw from the relationship for a set period of time, for example “1 week” and increase the punishment from there.) it sux, but you have to find someone new. So hi there. I'm in the exact same boat. Thank you for reply, but hey I was never drinking and driving! "She's mad at me all the time, if I fix one thing, she will just find something else!" I am almost sure she doesnt like 3/4 of my friends. Once, after a bike trip and having some icecream, she started randomly crying when we were watching some tv series, when I asked she didnt want to tell me whats going on, then gave in, and asked me if I still care for her. I notice the same characteristics: no matter what time of day, no matter what she's eaten, if you get close, you can smell her breath. I feel like she doesnt pay attention to little good things I do, and she doesnt appreciate my everyday, mundane efforts. all the rest sound like a waste of time and itd be better to get a girlfriend that i wont have to sit down with and write a plan for her happynes..i can think of lots of things id rather do, like, being single. I explained that I do. She accuses me of being unsensitive, not planning to go out more/having exciting ideas for outdoor activity, drinking too much alcohol (I occasionally party, and my friends like to drink quite a much but I not alcoholic by any means), etc. Thinking that you can makes your life difficult and complicated, but it's a mistake that pretty much all of us make. It would take a particularly brazen cheater to regularly text the other person right in front of you. There was my daughter, ready to play and looking around for my friend," the woman remarked. i found a job in another town so in her 3rd year we were in a long distance r/ship i would see 1's or 2's a week and sumtyms not see her for a week or two. I agree with CeilingWax: You cannot change her—only yourself. Do what I do. Then again, she could just be texting her best girlfriend. But in period of that 9 months she initiated at least 4 conversations of "almost breaking up/very serious discussion" type, claiming that she is hurt/angry at me. It really depends on the causes of the negativity. It's not like she's cheating or you are cheating, right? “ This usually gets my own wife to realize that she's complaining. If you need an urgent response to fix your situation, please don't hesitate to book an email or phone consultation with me and I'll get back to you ASAP. I have been dating my girlfriend for almost 8 months and she just doesn’t seem to have emotions. First off, we are both 22 (M & F), finishing our last year of college. 3. Help! My girlfriend and I have been dating for about 5 months and everything has been absolutely great. If i manage to fix/apologise one thing, another emerged in span of two weeks or so. If your girlfriend can’t ever just see the bright or happy side of anything, she’s probably too negative. Me [22M] with my girlfriend [21F] of 7 months, found out she’s a “furry” and in the fandom, got angry when I found out. I eventually came to my senses on how unhappy I was and ended things. and that meant making love on a regular basis. A lot of good will come from listening. Because emotions will prevent you from truly listening, and you'll be eager to either defend yourself or explain yourself. It will probably just piss her off and make matters worse. You can't change her, she has to want to change in the first place, and then she needs to figure out the root cause. Is it something you could do within reasonable means? It is always my fault. Maybe she's so negative because nobody takes the time to give a shit about her and let her talk without commenting about how pessimistic and "negative" she is or giving her shitty advice like "JUST BE HAPPY! I like this comment and support it. “I’m so sorry! If she doesn't change at all, then maybe it's time for you to break up. Explain to her that she brings you down and it bothers you and you need to move on. Then, she told me she is going to another crusie/sail in one month from now. As far as you're girlfriend, she'll never change. :). look. Does she want to break up with me? If your mate is always late and/or also causing you to be late with them, it’s important for you to demonstrate the alternative behavior that you’d like to see. We’re now living in an age of Instant Gratification. I think I still love her. I started dating my girlfriend at the start of this year. Do you think you can manage to arrange one of these things to do with her? Slowly as opposed to replying to you immediately - right on the spot? well, the damseling part. If thats the case, I probably should end this? I've been in a similar situation but I was the one talking to a girl who is my best friend and I also talk to my ex who has always been a friend. Let's see if her behavior changes at all after you following these three steps for 2 months. I saw a study once that said that cynics are generally happier in life. Your second step is to ASSESS. We've been dating 3 years. you cant change a person, see, your girlfriend, like mine, somehow learned along the way that the only way to communicate is through complaining. Stop her and say, “Honey, is there anything you are thankful for? She can be very loving, and understanding, we have fun together, plus she is really smart. But if I make one mistake, one slip, she is instantly mad/hurt. After you assessed what she wants, and determined whether or not it's possible for you to do that. OP you really want someone who respects you. Then you will help her write down a plan on how to tackle the problem for 5 minutes. I mean Im not perfect, I may be little quiet sometimes, Im not the best to talk over the phone, and I like to be alone sometimes, but I think Im a good boyfriend and a decent human being. Now she is angry at me, and tells me that I dont care like I used to do. To get a clue, examine her body language when that next text pings at 1:11 AM. she just told me about it monday. Get another girlfriend. if your girlfriend is edging up on 30. I can't just "not worry" but I can subside the feelings till something happens otherwise there's no point in relationships if you're always worried. ACTION. But she started these "its going wrong" conversations 3-4 times so far, there were times when we almost broke up, and she is always mad at me. She'll be even more of a downer, and you'll be extra happy because it's no longer your problem! /r/Relationships is a community built around helping people and the goal of providing a platform for interpersonal relationship advice between redditors. I love her lots, but this little thing is starting to get under my skin. The likely thing is that she's becoming less attracted to you. It really has given me a new perspective. My girlfriend has changed like 110%. Press J to jump to the feed. “I was using my girlfriend’s laptop to research stuff, while she was out of the room. Bottom line is you need to communicate your feelings and thoughts to her and also "draw a line in the sand" as it were. dont feel bad, lots of people are like this. It’s all my fault… just tell me what you want me to do to make things right and I will do it. Therapy for you might help you get clearer on why you are drawn to such things. We seek posts from users who have specific and personal relationship quandaries that other redditors can help them try to solve. In last 4 months things are spinning slightly out of control. In which case, I would also say this relationship is over. My gf is always 2 hours + late. And her negativity will rub off on you and you’d feel drained and tired each time you meet her. My mother had me at 14 and guess what she's only ever had intercourse with one bloke and surprisingly that's my … initially we she used to visit me a lot when she did her 2nd year, so we would always be together. People are saying she can't/won't change, but I don't necessarily agree, and the reason is because I used to be far more cynical than I am now and generally just an undesirable person to those who weren't my best friends. As they say, change comes from within. For example, she expressed her wish for you to come up with more ideas/ planning for outdoor activities. Slowly, compared to what? i just went through abot 10 months of the same thing. I'm talking about the friend who is always three hours late without texting or offering an apology, or the friend who constantly leaves you hanging without confirming or … Apparently optimists spend so much time looking at the bright side of things that everything is a huge let down, and pessimists spend so much time thinking about how terrible everything is, they never have time to enjoy anything. You are forcing her to be somewhat of “the man” in the relationship and she’s feeling the burden of always having to … As the relationship progressed there was a lot of great things, and obviously some problems emerged as well. We agreed that she will send me postcard, and will write me emails from the boat to which I will respond beacause telephone communication could be limited. I dont feel comfortable, nor secure. However, other factors may be … Do you think it is possible for you to do that? When you do that, she will want to stay home with you because she’ll be afraid of losing you. This is perhaps the most obvious sign your girlfriend is cheating of them all.. Is she always chatting or texting with some new guy?Then, she’s probably cheating. You can't change people. It could be as simple as hiking, taking a walk around a place you haven't walked, or kayaking, ziplining, rock-climbing or whatever. Wednesday an old flame hit her up and they ended up sleeping together on saturday. It's fucking unbelievable, but her friends make us wait 2 hours. And most recently: my friends from other city visited me. But before you have done your part, you can't just complain about her attitude and not take action to amend the relationship yourself. I started dating my girlfriend at the start of this year. TL;DR My GF is always angry at me, very often without good aparent reason. Tell her that every time she brings up something that she wants to express her worry over, your concern is conditional. one positive thing i will say is that poeple who whine and complain all the time typically just havent really developed there sense of self yet. I'm a pretty realistic-bordering-on-negative person, and it's something that I've kind of struggled with throughout my life. But in your case, your relationship is very much alive! Not to be mean to her, but because you deserve to be with someone that is up to your standards. Late-night texting could be a sign that she’s trying to conceal her communications with someone from you. tl;dr: My girlfriend has extremely negative attitude that can be summed up as "if it's not perfect, it sucks" and it's wearing down on me. I think you should break up with her, you two are on different levels. Next time when you are communicating, make your top task - "understand her". Im exhausted by it, and idk what to do. To be frank I was a little angry that she went alone so I waited for her texts. I dont lie to her, dont cheat, I want her to participate in my life. This was too much, it was painful and I … But these constant quarells left me exhausted. my girlfriend and I went on a break a week ago. We see each other rarely so we had some alcohol and laughs. Hi dan,my girlfriend and I are together for 2 years now,and its the 3rd time that she has been to the club without me,she even says that she doesn’t want any commitments now,where as I do,During these 2 years we haven’t been to a club together,and I don’t know what’s going on behind my back,but she goes with her elder girl cousins to the club.please help me,I need some advice. 2. Get More Dear Prudence. Of course I had my doubts, whether she is the one, but I never voiced them, and again, I try to cultivate our relationship (but I need personal space too). Then I discovered that my gf gets upset very easy over matters which seem minor/not worth getting nervous about to me. There is a reason that you are attracted to someone who is perpetually bummed. WRONG. You can help her, but you can't be responsible for her happiness, just your actions and reactions. I worry about everything, stress out, and yeah, can be pretty negative. LISTEN to what she is actually saying. Also, don't forget, you have a lot of responsibility in this situation, as her boyfriend, to remain patient and supportive (This is the part I find to be the most difficult when it comes to the times when I have to tolerate my gf). I need some help with my girlfriend please. "Let her be late for me, sure, I'm fine with it. RUN. I remember thinking the exact same thing. Like regularly, every 2 weeks or something. She talks about how bad her work is, how sad her life is, and how depressed she always is. I read a study once that said sperm ejeculated into/onto mucous membrane can make women happier. I changed that, because my friends are awesome enough to be honest with me, and now I'm one of the more positive and upbeat of my friends. She may very well leave you then. I love her, but god, sometimes I just want to shake her and tell her be happy! It's so similar. Right now it seems like you are communicating in different languages: you are not getting through to her and she's not getting through to you! This is much too logical for the average female to comprehend. You need to have a very serious conversation with her about this, and you need to realize that - based on the past - she will likely be pissed at you for this conversation. With this headlight, maximum visibility is always present, whether at night, or at day with it's beautiful Always-On LEDs. This is a relationship were talking about here. Press J to jump to the feed. It might be as easy as saying hi to her mom next time she's on the phone with her. SUNSHINE AND RAINBOWS! It's really beginning to bother me. My girlfriend always pretends she is dead Hey Reddit, I was hoping to get some advice about a problem I've been having with my SO. I can't say that I'm Miss Smiles or Miss Happy-Go-Lucky or anything like that, but I will always be grateful to her for teaching me how to be more positive. But my girlfriend believes soo. Annoyance offers opportunities for growth. She is fed up with me? Tweet; Share; View Transcript. Just because she was a girl. It was a pretty good little tactic. It could be a chemical imbalance, where the person produces far too much adrenalin, but this will also show as problems sleeping, and constant fear. It's really beginning to bother me. My girlfriend is late to everything. If you think it's not an outrageous request, then maybe you can Google for some ideas, or go on LivingSocial for such coupons. If you’re saying, “My girlfriend nags me all the time but I don’t know why” let me tell you why: It’s because she’s feeling more masculine than you. People will get discouraged quickly when trying to change their attitude, but it's like building muscle: it takes time and consistency. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. She is almost ALWAYS mad at me. I apologised 100 times, she did maybe twice. Annoyance in a relationship is not always a bad thing because it can be a sign that there’s still life in the relationship. Nothing shady, no history diving or anything. My girlfriend and I moved in together last semester and have lived together throughout the summer. My gf is Albanian and I swear Albanians hold the torch for being late. Or disappointed? From what you described, it seems like she wants the same thing: she wants you to show that you care; she wants to spend more quality time with you; she wants you to be more involved with her family (like her mother's birthday). We managed to meet more often and we spend together 4-6 days a week. It is likely something to do with your family of origin. Complaining is contagious and automatic. As a cynic I doubt your conclusion until you provide concrete proof. It could just be age, I went through a time when I was pretty down on most things. I say sorry so we can sustain our relationship. r/AskReddit is the place to ask and answer thought-provoking questions. In the age of instant everything, waiting for a response from someone you're dating can feel like it takes ages. It is always … Long story short (too late, but meh, whatever), whenever I start to get negative now, I think about positive things to balance it out. She did not sent any emails, nor postcard, and sent me one SMS to which I replied, and waited for more. When we fought one and a half month ago, and we managed to reconcile, after a week of silence she told me that she is going on a 10 day cruise alone. I will do anything!” When a guy is faced with an angry girlfriend that he truly loves, it’s only natural that he will want to apologize to her and make things right. With it's ability to sprint from 0-60 in under 2.9s and be virtually bulletproof, Cybertruck is the best platform for an advanced, beautiful, technological reliant future. When she came back she was hurt/mad that I didnt text her, and that I dont care despite previous agreements. Where did you take that from? #6 The confused girlfriend. My girlfriend is always giving out about something or someone, stressing or worrying over something stupid, or just being moody. Then it is off the table for discussion until she has undertaken the steps in her plan, at which time is is acceptable to review it. You … I feel like its really not working, while I am afraid to lose her. Only then are you able to respond. In the beginning everything was really swell, although she had little time for me and we met only like 1-2 times a week. One thing that one of my exes did, was ask me, every day, for one positive thing that happened that day. It is her hobby to sail, and I was really happy for her, but simultaneously a little sad that she just decided without consulting me. It could previous encounters with people and is a defensive mechanism. However, the cynic takes things at face value, and any improvement on their preconceived ideas is a bonus. Feel free to express your thoughts and ask questions. The next day she had her mother's birthday, so I sent some texts, to which she didnt reply. Angry at me, sure, I 'm fine with it an old flame hit her and. 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