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Relationship is complicated - some advice

Public forum moderated by therapist Laura Altieri-Howell, LCSW
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I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have been a crisis counselor for over 16 years. I know from time to time people struggle with daily life events and everyone can use a little help, guidance and support. I approach every situation with a non judgmental and empathetic view. Working together can bring you resolution,comfort and stability.

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kalesha: hello! I'm 20 and my boyfriend is 23 we've been dating almost 3 years he's a nice great guy it's just this one problem I feel like he is being very controlling for no reason.. I don't really go anywhere but with him on dates , he checks my social media and devices every single day it makes me sad. I feel I should be trusted. is this safe? what shou read more
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kalesha: I'm just not going to mention anything about his insecurities. I'm not going to seem like I'm being spiteful and bitter. I like speaking my mind and getting things off my chest. I'm being the best that I possibly can show him how a good woman should be. we both haven't been in love like this...
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Laura Altieri-Howell, LCSW (therapist): Maybe you could try to help him feel more secure. Do you know why he has insecurities? Being spiteful and bitter is a negative response and you will get a negative response in return so you should try to avoid acting that way. It's good to get things off your chest so it just might be about learning how to do that so that the other person isn't fe read more
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kalesha: he's putting a lot of effort to make it work. everyday he tell and shows me he love and want to be with me forever. when I first met him 3 years ago started off as friends he didn't want me being friends with other guys he wanted a relationship right away. I was talking to this guy when we were friends he was really angry with me. he had those prob read more
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