Dear Dr. Romance: I recently discovered numerous women he text me

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Dear Dr. Romance: I recently discovered numerous women he text me
Dr. Romance answers a letter from a reader who is in an unhealthy relationship.

When you're safe in your own place, you will have your power back, and you can find out if he can be made to behave. Take a long time to decide whether you can go back to him, and make sure he doesn't control you any more.  "How to Avoid Loving a Jerk" and "How to Keep Yourself Out of a Violent Relationship"  which will help you understand the problems in your relationship. Don't make excuses for him. You are in a dangerous situation, and you need to protect yourself. Get yourself in a safer situation as soon as possible. 

When you're ready, The Unofficial Guide to Dating Again will have the information you need to find a healthier, happier relationship.

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