He only speaks to me when drunk
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I don't know if this is normal, but my relationship with my boyfriend is good only when he is drinking alcohol or we are at a party. When he is sober, we don't chat much and barely meet. He only comes alive when he is at a bar, which is when he is affectionate, and we get along well. I have tried to find some emotional connection and it's just not there. I don't know if I should end this, because I like him, but I can't find a reason to stay because I want someone who understands me and speaks to me, not someone I can drink or party with. I can always do that with my friends. What advice can you give me about this?
I think you're on the right track, because relationships aren't simply about going out and having a good time. They can be, at some stages in our lives, and are probably good for some people, but this is a personal decision only you can make, because you alone are qualified to think about what you want. If you don't feel as if there is a connection, that's a problem because, as you point out, you can always find a drinking buddy. On another note, it sounds as if your boyfriend has a problem with alcohol or is using it as a crutch of some sort, which is something you should both try and have an open conversation about.
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