advertisement
Question
Posted by: The Mama | 2007/07/12

If you love somebody, let them go

My daughter met someone on mixit, and he travelled a thousand km to come and meet her. She is madly in love with him, but he has cold feet. She has come very close to the Lord, prays a lot, but also cries a lot. She believes this is going to be her bridegroom, although he does not call het, SMS her or write to her. She arranges her whole life around the idea that she will dance the dance of life with him, that he will return to her, that she must hold onto this dream. She gets the most amazing confirmation from her daily readings. Is she just hearing what she wants to hear? Is this a fixation? It's useless to argue with her.

Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question
Our expert says:
Expert ImageCyberShrink

It sounds as though she has been deeply unwise. You might meet someone on mixit, or on the web, but only when you meet them in person and really get to know them, can you possibly know whether you are comptible let alone in love. It sounds as though her neediness, her degree of desperation, frightened him off, as was very likely to happen. Yes, this is indeed a fixation, and she should see a NON-church counsellor to help her come to her senses. She is misusing the scriptural readings, which were never meant to find a lover for a lonely girl

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

2
Our users say:
Posted by: sideways | 2007/07/13

Exactly what Cs has said.

Reply to sideways
Posted by: Echelle | 2007/07/12

Nothing you say will change her mind! She must learn the hard way

Reply to Echelle

Have your say

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
advertisement