Why is it my boyfriend and I can't break the cycle???

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Why is it my boyfriend and I can't break the cycle???

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    August 28, 2019 at 7:11 am #206222
    Why is it my boyfriend and I can't break the cycle???

    My bf and I love each other and been together for many years, but there has been brief periods I’ve left him – like a repetition of sorts every year or so; I get really fed up with him lying about his money issues and then I leave him but then after short time we really miss each other and reconcile. He can be very self centered but other times he very good to me and my family and very sensitive. Recently after he lied again, I thought it was the final time, enough is enough but as I was breaking it off he said you know we will be back together in a few weeks so why bother? We have some things coming up together like a wedding, a beach vacation, etc. and he was really pissed that I was doing this right before these events and very concerned about what “others” thought so out of guilt I’m meeting him at the end of the family beach vacation for a day or so. He can be verbally abusive sometimes and he can’t stand the idea of me being with another man. Is this love or possessiveness?