ADVICE: I Have A New Crush – Should I Dump My Old Flame?

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March 14th, 2014

Dear Andrew,

I’ve fallen in love with my new co-worker. She’s the girl of my dreams and also has feelings for me. The problem is, I’m already in a committed relationship with another girl and we’ve been living together for three years.The consistency and normalcy of that relationship is comforting, but I miss the excitement we had in our first days now that I’ve found it again in my new co-worker crush. How do I end it with someone I care about and pursue this new girl of my dreams?

– Lost and Confused

Dear Lost and Confused,

Leaving a relationship you don’t enjoy is important whether or not you’ve found someone leave it for. But it seems like the new feelings you have for your co-worker have motivated you and made it clear to you that you want out of your current relationship. I say go for it and break up so you can pursue your new romance, but I have one question for you first: What happens when the “new girl of your dreams” turns into another committed relationship of consistency and normalcy?

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