After months of therapy, a chink of light broke through. Going out no longer meant pointless dates, but hanging out with friends.
But the reality was, I was attracted to them because I was emotionally unavailable myself. If you’re in love with a man who is emotionally unavailable, he can’t reject you, as you’ve never had him to start with. ‘There’s nothing I’d like more than a decent boyfriend,’ I insisted to my therapist.
But, quite rightly, she asked why would I tolerate a man like Harry for so long if this were the case. Each time an emotionally healthy man showed genuine interest, I ran.
At 35, I’d spent 10 years dating, looking for someone decent I could settle down with, but yet another relationship had hit the dust, this time after three months. Everything changed when I was 25 and my boyfriend of six years said: ‘I don’t love you enough’, just after I’d had our baby girl. From being settled with a man I’d been with since age 19, I found myself in a council flat as a single mum. Spinning between grief, sadness, anger and loneliness, with my father, and my ex’s parents’ support, I found my feet on Bambi legs.
As I bemoaned yet again the lack of men with the guts to commit, she told me bluntly: ‘It’s not a boyfriend you need, it’s therapy’. A year later, I found a full-time job and bought my own flat before approaching finding love again. ’ But any upset over my disastrous love life paled into insignificance when my beloved father fell seriously ill.
If I met the girl, I’d marry her tomorrow.” Well, it’s safe to say that Jason seems completely smitten with Alexis.
Not for the first time, I was at my best friend’s house crying over a failed affair.
Then I would ignore him back, but he refused to leave me alone.
We tried being just friends, then friends with benefits and then finally an item.
23 near Bristol Farms in West Hollywood, walking hand in hand.
Several sources confirmed the news that Jason and Alexis are dating to Alexis is the first woman Jason has been linked to since allegedly dating Katie Holmes in early 2014.
And so it went on – until a three-month fling fell apart, and my friend made her fateful statement.