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I have the best boyfriend ever but I still love getting the attention from other men :( anyone else like me?

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Wow, there's a lot of petty comments in here. Most people enjoy validation - at work, at home, from friends or even the casual (earnest) compliment from a stranger. Sure, there's a line that COULD be crossed.

Are you seeking flirtation because something is lacking in your relationship? Then it could turn into emotional (or physical) cheating if that issue isn't addressed.

But if you're in a secure relationship, a little validation from a compliment or flirting is fine. My fiance literally fist bumped me when they saw someone hitting on me. Of course we compliment each other, but it's nice to know you still "got it" because an unbiased stranger complimented you.

There's a lot of people that will project their insecurities onto you, but only you and your partner know the true state of your relationship.

PS: I personally tend to let someone go pretty quick if they flirt with me. More out of respect for their time, but also I don't want to lead them on and have to deal with potential confrontation later. Literally said "I really appreciate you coming over here to talk to me, a stranger. Takes a lot of courage. But I'm taken and don't want to waste your time."

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This is why my SO and I are poly. We actually encourage others' attention. I chuckle at the petty comments on this thread that the OP isn't "deserving" of being in a rel'p. Gimme a break. Monogamy is so weird sometimes.

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To the streets ➡️

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These hoes belong to the freeway

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Nah man. My boyfriend is amazing, and I literally couldn't care less about the attention of any other guy.

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Maybe u don’t love him enough and still in the “looking” mode?

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No. You do not deserve to be in a relationship. Get some self esteem before you decide to date.

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Are you the same SC from the other thread who wants to trade up?

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I swear women love attention more than sex

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Maybe if men didn’t suck so much in bed we wouldn’t 😬

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Depends what kind of attention you’re talking about, but it’s nice to have some extra confirmation that I’ve still got it, even if I don’t let it go anywhere

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Same, I love the attention. It’s nice to feel attractive, casual flirting is always fun 🥰 and if your bf is confident he won’t care cause he’ll know it doesn’t actually mean anything

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A1 I find it interesting that your immediate assumption was that I’m insecure or not confident; I honestly feel very attractive regardless of whether anyone is flirting with me. You also incorrectly assumed that I’m actively seeking validation and attention. The attention just happens, and I enjoy when it does since it’s generally done respectfully.

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How can I tell if she is causally flirting with me for fun or actually interested in me?🥺

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Yes my bf isn’t the most expressive so it’s nice to hear from strangers that I look good etc

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🙋🏼‍♀️🙋🏼‍♀️🙋🏼‍♀️

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