Ask the Therapist: My boyfriend stopped communicating
I am a 21 year old girl and I’m a student. My boyfriend is 23 and is also a student and we’ve been together for nearly 6 months now. I am his first ever relationship and he lives with his parents.
At the beginning we were always talking to one another, all day and sometimes all night. But when we got in a relationship he started talking less and less.
He always had something to do and had to go, but we still talked for reasonable amount of time I was not very happy that we talked less and less because it made me feel like he did that just to conquer me and when that was done, there was no more need to communicate that much. But I did not say anything because I did not want to be too demanding. He is a very shy guy and is very respectful and devoted towards his family and so am I.
But recently his sister, who lives abroad, has come with her husband and kids and they are staying at his place. We went from talking during the day and at night before going to bed, to a, “Hi, what’s up?” in the