(Closed) Is this addiction real? Needing some relationship advice..

posted 5 years ago in Relationships
  • poll: Is this a real addiction? Is he telling the truth that he has stopped?
    Real addiction - Telling the truth : (23 votes)
    10 %
    Real addicton - Most likely lying : (40 votes)
    17 %
    Fake addiction - Telling the truth : (12 votes)
    5 %
    Fake addiction - Most likely lying : (127 votes)
    54 %
    I have no idea : (32 votes)
    14 %
    Other : (3 votes)
    1 %
  • Post # 3
    3572 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Honestly, this doesn’t sound like an addiction, it sounds like hes a pathological liar. 

    Post # 5
    8579 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2014

    It’s so hard for me to say. He really needs to see a specialist. Someone who can find the root of the addiction.


    There are ALOT of sex addictions out there. And it’s hard for people who DONT have a sexual addiction for them to even realize it’s a real thing.


     It’s very much like a silent illness. Most people will assume you’re full of shit because you LOOK fine.


    Post # 6
    3625 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    @jenilynevette:  +1

    Either way, if you want this relationship to continue, I strongly suggest going to a counselor.

    Post # 7
    715 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2012 - W Hotel Silicon Valley

    Have you seen the show or movie Catfish? Seems like this is a growing problem…

    Post # 8
    3553 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    It sounds like he needs to address why he feels the need for that kind of attention whether it’s an addiciton or not. I don’t think the label is necessarily important, but it does sound like he needs professional help. I would definitely get him to go to counseling/therapy before marrying him.

    Post # 9
    6256 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: March 2014

    There’s no such thing as an addiction to sending people photos over Facebook. I call shenanigans.

    Post # 10
    2440 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Cheating is seriously common at basic, even for people who have never done so before. My bet is on him shacking up.


    He sounds gross. I’d leave him.

    Post # 11
    805 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2013

    Seconding schenanigans and pathological liar.

    Post # 12
    9575 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    @MrsTVLover:  +1

    Post # 13
    8042 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2013

    @innominate:  Ask yourself if you want to put up with the crap forever. Normal men don’t behave this way.

    Post # 14
    738 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    Yikes. I would not marry this man until he went through some serious therapy. You shouldnt have to monitor your husband. I think you are setting yourself up for heartbreak.

    Post # 16
    130 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: February 2015

    Sounds exactly like the movie Catfish. He sounds like a liar with extremely low self esteem. I would not marry him until he goes to therapy for THAT. 

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