Originally Posted by katja24
What to do? what solutions are there?
Get an engaging hobby.
Join a meetup group with people who have a similar interest.
Read books/articles about self esteem in hopes of bolstering your own.
Hang out with your friends and hopefully make new ones.
What I'm saying is, stop letting your emotional state depend on getting reassurance and attention from him. That approach to relating to people is going to continually put strain on your relationships (romantic or otherwise).