Fear that she might take advantage of him (and you want to protect him from that.) While these are all legitimate fears, remember that they are your fears and therefore your responsibility in terms of handling them.
The first time you would take their opinion into consideration (because after all, the person who said it to you is probably someone that you know cares for you.) But regardless of their opinion, it didn’t change yours. Still, you appreciated their sentiment since you knew it was said out of their love and concern for you. Now you’re getting annoyed – they don’t know that person how you know them!
It was insecurity at its finest, and it’s not a male thing- it’s a human thing. I needed to learn to trust my own instincts – to trust that I would know something was wrong if my relationship was bad, not because I felt jealous or uncomfortable about a relationship she had.
Dating has taken all new types and forms in the last few years and describing what kind of dating you are into has become harder than ever.
My boyfriend is still in close contact with his most recent ex in a way which is troubling me.
I know he has remained close to a few of his ex’s which doesn’t concern me at all (he has the right to be friends with anyone) but the most recent ex is still extremely needy.
It can be fun, terrible, exciting, hard — the adjectives used to describe it are endless.