Hi there. I have been with my boyfriend on and off for almost 6 years. He is my first love and I care greatly for him. The problem is someone I’ve known for many years also, we have always had a spark between us and I can’t help but think about him. I feel I am currently unhappy in my relationship, I’m not sure if we really have any future and as much I love the guy I’m beginning to wonder if it may be best to go our separate ways. The more unhappy I have become in my relationship the more me and this other guy has been talking. We talk online and text each other most days and I have heard through friends that he likes me and I think I like him too. The trouble is I don’t know if I really should end things with my boyfriend, 6 years is a lot to give up on and I don’t want to just assume something would happen with this other guy.
But am I really staying with my partner for the right reasons? If I were to end things what would be the best way? And what do I do about this other guy?
Please help any advice would be greatly appreciated, I’m so sick of thinking about this.