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repletewithyou
post Apr 22 2006, 06:37 PM
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So, there's this boy. He is a very dear friend and I've known him for years and years and last summer we fell in love. He goes to school about a thousand miles away and he didn't want to try a long distance relationship. We got back together over winter break and had sex (both of our first time); he is one of the most genuine and gentle and smart and adoring people I have ever known. BUT we talked the other day and he says he "doesn't tend to think about people much when he can't see them." I think about him all the time and it makes me sad to think he doesn't think about me.

We talked tentatively about getting back together this summer. I hate it when girls care more about their guys than their guys care about them. I don't know whether he really doesn't care about me anymore or if he is just a dumb boy with a bad memory. I'll be seeing him soon and I don't know what to do.
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pepper
post May 9 2006, 08:52 PM
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"if you unburden yourself knowing his standard is different, are you doing it for him or for yourself?"
but if you keep something to yourself for his sake not your own just who exactly are you being true to? i have a hard time with this one. i want honesty in my life, i feel icky about lying or bottling up something that i want to say because i think someone might not want to hear it. i feel like that's me taking responsibility for what may be someone else's issue and sitting on my feelings. sure being brutally honest can be a bit much at times, things can be toned down. but i believe that it's best to do what YOU yourself feel is right instead of living by someone else's standards. i also think that hard things are sometimes good to hear, that giving someone the chance to deal with something that tweaks them and trusting that they can process it and grow from it is better than trying to protect them.
i know we're hashing the semantics of the truth etc, but i think about this one a lot and i value your input.
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