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    • Naz2111
    • By Naz2111 10th May 18, 6:07 PM
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    Is this not pretty weird?
    • #1
    • 10th May 18, 6:07 PM
    Is this not pretty weird? 10th May 18 at 6:07 PM
    My male cousin just broke up with his girlfriend of 5 months. Me and him are really close and discuss relationship stuff a lot. I asked him why he dumped her and he said “because she has too much going for her and being with her forever would make me feel so inadequate.”

    What?

    He said that specifically that she owns her own home, while he doesn’t even have his own rented place. That she is as tall as him (they’re both 5ft 9). That’s she’s out of his league in terms of looks (my cousin’s a presentable enough guy but his gf was stunning). And he also said that she’s more successful than him in terms of education, career, having lots of friends etc.

    I was sure there had to be more to it, like maybe she is not a nice person or is really stuck up. He said, no — that he loves spending time with her and they get along great, sex is amazing, he finds her super hot and really inspiring, but at the end of the day he is starting to feel inadequate and that her success constantly reminds him of how lacking he is himself. He said for that reason she could never fit into his world and there’s no point continuing to date her.

    What an odd reason to break up with someone?
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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 10th May 18, 7:23 PM
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    • 10th May 18, 7:23 PM
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    • 10th May 18, 7:23 PM
    It's not really odd.

    He just doesn't love her enough for those things not to matter.

    He has realised they're not suited and that's that.
    (I just lurve spiders! )
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    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 10th May 18, 8:59 PM
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    • 10th May 18, 8:59 PM
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    • 10th May 18, 8:59 PM
    Wheres Pog when you need him?
    if you lend someone £20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 10th May 18, 9:01 PM
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    • 10th May 18, 9:01 PM
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    • 10th May 18, 9:01 PM
    Who's Pog?
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

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    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 10th May 18, 9:26 PM
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    • 10th May 18, 9:26 PM
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    • 10th May 18, 9:26 PM
    Who's Pog?
    Originally posted by Pyxis
    pogofish

    He would have Kindly directed the op to the correct board
    if you lend someone £20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it
    • General Grant
    • By General Grant 10th May 18, 9:47 PM
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    • 10th May 18, 9:47 PM
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    • 10th May 18, 9:47 PM
    pogofish

    He would have Kindly directed the op to the correct board
    Originally posted by suki1964
    Do you mean https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/forumdisplay.php?f=24 ?
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 11th May 18, 4:59 AM
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    • 11th May 18, 4:59 AM
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    • 11th May 18, 4:59 AM
    pogofish

    He would have Kindly directed the op to the correct board
    Originally posted by suki1964
    Oh yes!
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

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