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worried i’m too dependent on my bf
i’m 16 and i’ve been struggling with my mh for a few years now. my bf has been there for me through a lot and he’s done so much for me and is so supportive and he looks after me and makes me feel safe whenever i’m with him and start to feel low. whenever i’m apart from him even just for a couple of days i get easily anxious about whether he’s okay or not, especially if we don’t talk for a while. i also miss him so much that i’m just sad and cry a lot of the time. when i have been with him for a day and then one of us has to leave and go back home i always get really sad and scared. obviously because he means a lot to me it’s natural to miss him, and also because i'm an anxious person and also struggle with low mood getting sad and worried easily kind of makes sense, but i’m worried i’m too dependent on him, although i have been trying to not think of him as the only thing that makes me happy as my counsellor told me this was important. i just worry that i’m making myself into a victim of sorts and therefore worsening the whole thing of him having to look after me a lot which i already feel guilty about. i don’t know if anyone had any advice about this i kind of just needed to express it and maybe hear some kind words