Our expert says:
In a real sense, emotional abuse is always "all in your head" - where else would it be ? If you feel abused, its probably abusive - intentionally or uinintentionally.
Be very cautious about getting engaged to, or maried to, someone who is excessively jealous - that rarely leads to a happy relatonship, and usually indicates a person with problems they don't want to deal with and prefer to project onto others.
Don't rush into marriage. Taking a break is a really good idea. See a personal counsellor to help you recognize your own real needs ; to boost your self-esteem and self-confidence, so you don't need to be so dependent on approval from others - especially from someone aparently to darn mean to give it.
He is unlikely to recognize how much he needs to see a shrink to deal with his own problems, and will probably deny having any at all.
Do NOT "forget about it and pretend the rest of my life". Whatever excuses he might have, the way you describe him as treating you is mean spirited and cruel, and should not be accepted by any woman
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