Q: I was in a live-in relationship for one and a half years. Everything was perfect like a fairy tale. Then he went home for 10 days and when he came back he was suddenly a different person. He openly said he doesn’t want to be with me any more and doesn’t love me. I was very hurt and broken. Then after two days he started talking to me with silly excuses. He came to visit me, cuddled me a lot and said he can’t leave me so abruptly, but he has to. It is very complicated. Please help me to understand what I should do. I don’t want to lose him.
A: I can imagine how this sudden change in behaviour might have confused you. From the situation you have described, it appears that