In every community, there are those people that become over possessive in relationships. They may be doing this without knowing. They only come to face reality when things have gone overboard.

It is good to get advice on how to maintain your relationship before it turns sour.

The following signs reveal that you are becoming a needy girlfriend:

  1. You will find yourself needing to be in touch with your boyfriend all the time you are free
  2. Calling him other names other than his real name. Some girlfriends find it hard to acknowledge their boyfriends with their names
  3. Accepting everything he says. An overbearing girlfriend nomally says yes to everything he says even if it will hurt her. She does not share her opinions
  4. Doing everything for him. A needy girlfriend may do all the household chores for him just to make him happy. She may forget her needs primarily focusing on his
  5. Wanting to spend just about all her time with him. A needy girlfriend likes being close to her boyfriend ALL the time
  6. Thinking about him all the time. When your thoughts are revolving around him all the time, then you are a needy girlfriend
  7. Taking his friends to be your closest friends. This happens when you start chatting with his friends and getting to know much of him through his friends
  8. Trying to be part of his family before marriage. This comes as a result of you wanting to know everybody in his family

A needy boyfriend will potray the following behaviors:

  1. He may be always communicating to you through the phone. He may be telling you how he has missed you even if you were together some few days ago. He may be sweet talking you all the time
  2. He wants to move things quickly. He wants to get married before knowing the other partner well
  3. He wants to know what you think of him all the time. He wants to know whether you still love him or not
  4. He may start doing everything for you. He may start paying your rent and doing shopping for you before you know each other well
  5. He may be interrogating your friends just to know more about you

All is not lost though – you can solve the issue of being a needy girlfriend or boyfriend by taking actions such as these:

  • Being firm with what you say you will do
  • Reducing the number of times you text or call your partner
  • Calling him or her with their proper names and reducing the amount of time together

You can also get many more tips in our popular article How To Stop Being Needy!

Published by Jack Raverton

After two marriages and a number of relationships with all manner of woman Jack has seen a lot of different things over the last few years. Jack recognizes that neediness can be a huge turn off in any relationship, so shares how not to be that needy guy, and also how to recognize the signs in others.

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