I am madly in love with a wonderful man; we’ve been together for four months now. The problem is this: He won’t tell me he loves me when I tell him.
Are you being unreasonable? Well, kind of. Love – along with professions of love – must be freely given. I’m sure there are a mess of songs from the Woodstock era that explain the concept in more poetic terms. You can’t coerce someone to profess his love for you by saying it first. (Actually, you can, but chances are he’d just be saying it to get through an awkward moment more quickly.) If I were you, I’d just leave it alone. Enjoy his most excellent attention and expressive behavior. He’ll tell you when he’s ready. And don’t you want him to say it to you without any prompting anyway? Read More