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In my experience, the only real apology that matters is changed behavior. This is something that I have been on both sides of. Apologies with written or spoken words, gifts, gestures, etc. are nice in the moment, but soon become meaningless if someones behavior is repeated. I have always overreacted on him the past few months and he has blocked me countless ...


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One of my children moved literally to the opposite side of the world - it takes equal time to fly there going either east or west from my house. 4 of my siblings have moved thousands of miles from their parents, at least for a while. And my parents moved thousands of miles away from their parents when I was just a few months old. I have experience with many ...


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So, your behavior in the past has been at issue by your admission. How has it been so? Have you mildly overreacted or gone nuclear? It seems like this latest outburst is the nuclear option as far as your SO is concerned. You accused him of seeing you as a friend and not a girlfriend. That's a pretty serious accusation. I've never been accused of that, but ...


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I've been in your shoes. I moved from Brazil when I was 30 and until then I lived far away from my parents (we're from the countryside of São Paulo, I lived in Rio for about 6 years) and visited them usually on long weekends or they came down to visit for a couple days up to a week - they're significantly older than your parents and I'm their only child. I ...


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