the suitcases, luggage, and parcels which one carries their belongings in while traveling. the memories of the past that a person consciously or unconsciously carries around which still control their present emotions and actions. the unnecessary weight of a woman’s past that slows her down on the journey to love.An honest male perspective: Emotional baggage is a HUGE turnoff to prospective love partners!After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads. A part of me wants to run away, but part of me wants to give her a chance. Financial troubles she can get herself out of in time. How much more do you think you'd be hurting her if you rejected her because of it? She seems to have a good heart, and seems like a good person. She recently just got out of a 3 year relationship. Not to mention she's got financial issues that add to her depression and baggage. When she's up, she spontaneous and fun and it's great, when she's down things get awkward.I'm torn because I like her and I want to help her, but I also don't want to expose myself and end up hurt, or just end up being used as some kinda rebound shoulder to cry on guy. Quality in a sucessful relationship, would be if the partner was more interested in where you two as a couple were heading into the future, rather than being so wrapped up in what she had to go through in her past.Some things get better over time and love and trust. If you like her, then support her, rather than running her through your laundry list of reasons why she might be setting off alarms in your head and ditching her just because not "every" possible aspect of her nature is genuinely appealing or convinient to you at the time.
Some forums can only be seen by registered members. All this stuff is ringing up warning bells in my head.Is your girlfriend’s sudden emotional outburst only a matter of the moment?Or, is it associated with other signs of depression?When you say "recently" just how recent are you talking?I was a woman with some baggage when I entered my latest relationship but I didn't make it that any of his concern.Could it be that you're making unfounded assumptions? But in order for a relationship to work, you have to trust each other. If you see him smile in a certain way—or utter a certain phrase—and you immediately think of your abusive ex-boyfriend, or that immature idiot you rebounded with, or that unfortunate one-night stand, you're letting your past drag you unnecessarily down..4. We've written in the past about the secrets healthy couples shouldn't keep.