Polyamory.com Forum  

Go Back   Polyamory.com Forum > Polyamory > Poly Relationships Corner

Notices

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #11  
Old 11-05-2012, 05:37 PM
nycindie's Avatar
nycindie nycindie is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: The Big Apple
Posts: 9,031
Default

Oh my word, no. It doesn't sound like he's insecure - it sounds like he just wants to be in control. Why shouldn't you flirt with anyone you want to? Geez, IF HE IS A FRIEND, he needs to stop trying to boss you around. Ick!

I am really curious about what happened when he suddenly told you that he thought you were dating while you thought you were just friends. What prompted that? How did you feel and why are you being so loyal and submissive to him just because of that announcement? Why couldn't you have said, "Oh, I didn't think we were dating. I like things the way they were, and I am interested in dating other people, so I would rather you and I just remain friends." But because HE SAYS you are dating, you go along with it and then are afraid of upsetting him and his other girlfriend? Huh?

Where is your agency in this? It sounds like you need to learn how to take charge of things in your life.
__________________
The world opens up... when you do.

"Oh, oh, can't you see? Love is the drug for me." ~Bryan Ferry
"Love and the self are one . . ." ~Leo Buscaglia "

Click here for a Solo Poly view on hierarchical relationships
Click here to find out why the Polyamorous Misanthrope is feeling disgusted.

Last edited by nycindie; 11-05-2012 at 05:44 PM.
Reply With Quote
 

Tags
anxiety, depression, friends, partner's partner, v relationship

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 04:25 PM.