I thought my boyfriend needed some space but really he was seeing someone else

DEAR DEIDRE: I THOUGHT my boyfriend would realise how much he missed me when I left to give him space – but he was seeing another girl all along.

He told me he wanted to split up because he wasn’t happy. We’ve been together for eight years and just had a baby together.


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This other girl was his friend. He always told me not to worry about her.

He’d say that she was an old tart, as she’d slept with loads of other men. He’s now living a life of partying and she’s moved in with him.

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I have literally begged him to stay part of our family, which makes me look pathetic. I’m 30 and my boyfriend’s 32.

This should be a happy time in our lives but for me it’s the worst. I find myself crying all the time.

DEIDRE SAYS: This man is self-centred, irresponsible and uncaring. It might not feel this way now but you are better off without him.

Even though he isn’t mature enough to step up to his responsibilities as a father, he has a legal duty to help support his young child – not to mention the moral one to be a loving father.

My support pack Mend Your Broken Heart will help you to move on from this guy.

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