'His behaviour changed after I denied sex'

Jun 09, 2018, 07:51 IST | Dr Love

Introducing Dr Love, who solves your relationship riddles in a confusing digital age

'His behaviour changed after I denied sex'
Illustrations/Ravi Jadhav

Dr LoveI have been dating someone for a few months and it seemed like things were going really well, until we discussed sex and he asked if I would consider sleeping with him. I told him I wasn't interested at the time because, even though I liked him, I wanted some time to be comfortable enough before I committed to a physical relationship. Since that day, he has stopped responding to my messages with the eagerness that he used to. We met once or twice after that, but he is no longer that interested in spending time with me. I don't know if I did anything wrong, but he makes it seem as if I am to blame for how things have changed between us. How can I rectify this?
Why do you have to rectify anything? He wanted to have sex with you, and you didn't, which is a perfectly acceptable scenario. You have a right to your reasons, irrespective of whether he thinks they are valid or not, and have a right to decide what you want to do with your body. If he can't respect that, why do you feel as if you're the one responsible for ruining anything? Rectify it by cutting him out of your life and finding someone who respects your decisions.

My brother has a problem with my girlfriend and wants me to end our relationship because he thinks she is bad for me. How do I convince him to give her a chance?
Ask him what his reasons are and try getting him to see your point of view. Also consider going out with them both a couple of times, so he can get a sense of who she really is. If neither of these things works, simply avoid meeting them together. He has your best interests at heart, but this doesn't necessarily mean he's right. You should be able to make up your own mind about whether someone is good or bad for you.

The inbox is now open to take your most carnal and amorous queries. Send your questions on email to lovedoc@mid-day.com

Catch up on all the latest Mumbai news, crime news, current affairs, and also a complete guide on Mumbai from food to things to do and events across the city here. Also download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get latest updates

Tags

dr love

DISCLAIMER: mid-day and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.

Inside Isha Ambani's engagement ceremony in Italy

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK