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Do I need to break up with my boyfriend?
To start off this little story, I just want to say that I do have a wonderful boyfriend (compared to my exes). We've been together for a year now and we started dating last June of 2011. We hit it off great in the beginning. We both had high aspirations and we really cared about spending time with each other and doing things that were out of the ordinary. All of these things really brought us together. Well, in December we decided to move in together. It was all downhill from there.
We started arguing a lot more about things around the house. Very typical for a couple that just moved in together, in my opinion. We always talked things out either the same day of the argument or early the next day to not prolong any fights and let them get worse. Anyway, toward the end of April, we started fighting very badly. Things got worse, still arguing over things around the house and he made me feel like I was less desirable. We then moved into a new place in May and things haven't been any better. He ended up breaking up with me one morning because according to him I'm too angry of a person. I'm going to be honest, I am. I am very stressed out and I don't know how to relieve my stress so I bottle it up and when he does something to provoke me I explode. He took me back a few days later but apparently he wanted me to fight for him and stroke his ego because he didn't feel wanted by me. I've been changing A LOT and have gotten a lot better at controlling my anger and even he has noticed that. I really try to compliment him and I notice when he does something around the house and I always try to give him praise so that I make sure he's happy. I don't want to feed his ego and have him take me for granted, but I always try to avoid arguments.
Since I've been less angry with him and we've been seemingly doing better, he doesn't give me any attention unless he's wanting something from me. The first thing he does is get on the computer when he gets up in the morning or when he gets home from work. He rarely even tries to do anything with me. Last Tuesday, 6/26, was our one year anniversary and he took me out to dinner and we had a great night. Since then, things have gone back to the way they've been and he's ignoring me again and it makes me feel like he doesn't even want me. Not sexually, not emotionally, not physically. He just doesn't want anything to do with me. If I try to talk to him about it calmly, he claims I'm just trying to pick a fight now that things are going good. I can't talk to him about my feelings. When he actually does try to change something, it only lasts a few weeks then he slumps back into his usual ways. I've gotten to the point where I'm giving up on our relationship. Of course, I love him and I really want to make it work, but I don't want to be the only person trying either.
Sorry for the long story... Can you give me some sort of advice on what I should do? Any ways to try to talk to him or should I just end it now before it gets worse?