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You say that you want to tell her because you think it will help you move on. There are two major errors in this thought: Moving on is a gift you give yourself, it is not something that someone else has to (or, often, even can) do for you. If you truly want to move on, you need to get out there, meet more people (both men and women), maybe find a new ...


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I'm not sure this is possible. Knowing someone has romantic feelings for you changes the dynamic, and things are almost certainly going to be awkward for at least a while. If you truly don't expect anything from her and want your relationship to stay the same, you're probably best off keeping your mouth shut. However, if you want her to squash that tiny ...


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Imagine your reaction if your feelings aren't mutual When I was in high school I had my first partner. A few months after that my best friend started acting a bit strange towards me, they seemed to always be down around me and wouldn't talk to me as much as before. After me asking repeatedly why they were feeling down and telling them they could confide in ...


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I think in any relationship, there's no right no wrong. You were right. Both of you messed up and didn't communicate well at that time. I feel like I must talk to her about this, that we messed it up together, and we ran away from the problems instead of solving them. Why you feel like you must talk to her about what's already passed. Ask yourself this ...


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It's great that you are meeting up with her again as I could interpret from your post, you need closure. "The best outcome would be if we could start dating again and earn each other's trust again." Try to get into this meetup with the intention of getting nothing but closure for you and her. Tell her about your mistakes that you had only realized after ...


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As a person from Eastern Europe raised in both mentalities at the same time: That wil be a bumpy, wild ride. First - mentality that men should earn money, pay for things, take care for the hard stuff steam from one thing: at the same time women did things of monetary value that where "free". Taking care of kids (just think about baby sitting or preschool ...


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You probably can't do these things. She is behaving true to her culture and upbringing. She is hoping to change you into a gentleman like she witnessed in her homeland, while you are trying to change her into a career woman like you see in your homeland. I recognize these two cultures because I have personally lived both of them. CONTRASTING CULTURES While ...


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