Still, when I see him giving other women the attention that I think should be reserved for me, it makes me bristle up a bit. Am I being too sensitive? He wants to be that goofy guy everyone likes. So, sometimes I have to ask myself if flirting is just a social game he plays in order to keep everyone smiling. I know that we all like to be praised, flattered and made to feel special.
So you're not a "10" in every which way.
Help! i’m a natural flirt, but it’s hurting my partner
But you're probably pretty spectacular in some way, and definitely good enough in most areas of life. If ever there were a time to stop beating yourself up for being human, it is now. Verified by Psychology Today.
Feeling Our Way. Every couple needs to set some ground rules, especially for areas where emotions run high. Neither extreme is sustainable for most couples.
Many couples feel comfortable drawing a line at flirting that le to physical contact, but are then surprised and disturbed to find how much fully virtual online relationships or phone sex feel like a betrayal, especially when they involve acknowledgements of mutual attraction. Others draw the line at any sexualized behavior, and then find that a source of pleasure and self-esteem in their lives has been lost.
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