Wow,I am not even sure where to start. He is basically asking you for an
open relationship on his side anyway....what if you told him that you wanted to date and then come back to him?
Listen, you are in a relationship with mental abuse,and you do not deserve that. I am assuming from your post that you have been faithful in the relationship..so why would you settle for less on his side?
When I first started therapy the first thing I heard was " in order to get better you have got to change your environment."...it took me a year after that,but I was in a physical and mentally abusive relationship.
Maybe he doesn't hit you,but... sometimes I think the mental abuse can be worse.
Also, it seems that he is not ready to settle down. That is not your fault..what will probably happen is that a few years down the road after the women he has decided to cheat on finally get sick of it and move on,he will be alone and wondering why.
Please take a good look at your life, is it healthy? Do you deserve better? Do you want to get better?
Please use this site,we will do our best to help you,but you have to take the first step.....
I have found some info on the net..
Chronic Depression, Panic Attacks,Anxiety Attacks,Anorexia
Meds I have taken throughout the years:Wellbutrin,Tranxene,Paxil,Prozac,Valium,
Have been med free for 2 years now.www.healingwell.com/donate