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my boyfriend of 6months has 8 yr old boy, lives at home , doesnt

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my boyfriend of 6months has 8 yr old boy, lives at home , doesnt drive and no regular work. He is showing me signs of mild depression, talks of moving out, get regular work etc, doesnt do. He lied to me a month ago that he had quit cigs and i ask ed him , he owned up, but he always said he wouldnt lie, now i dont trust him as i did. H e used to talk of exes alot, but had to tell him stop not healthy and he does live in past a bit. I feel he is a loving, kind , thoughtful man, but with no security.Im going through a divorce and a lost a parent 4 mths ago, i havnt energy to pull him along or time. How much time do i give...will he change and get mojo back.He tells me he loves me. I have 2 boys aswell.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Relationship
Expert:  FamilyPhysician replied 4 years ago.
Thank you for your question:

You mentioned that he does not work regularly. Did he work regularly in the past?

How does he support himself and his son?

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