Originally Posted by Andy M.
You are not a bad boyfriend. Being a good boyfriend does not include risking your job to take her to dinner on her birthday.
The fact that she reacted as she did tells me more about her than it does about you. Get the necklace back and tell her to go fly a kite.
I made sure I was off for my GF's Bday, but even if I couldn't have made it, it would have been fine with her. A better example. Valentines day. I was working, I worked from 12-8:30pm. My solution, the weekend before, we did something for the entire weekend (mainly slept, we was tired).
Lemme ask a few questions before I go any further. How old are you/her, where do you/her live (parents or place of your/her own), what are you/her doing for a living (school, college, training programs, ect.)?
Here's my scenario. My GF is 3 1/2 years older than me (i'm going to be 23 she just turned 26. In my experiance, girls my age and younger are worth it for the wrong reasons (no comments please) and women who are a little older know what they want, don't play games and are ready to settle down. It's very uncommon for a guy my age to be ready to settle down and be with only one person. Everyone I know has told me that.
My honest advice, Find an older woman and do what you can. If a woman doesn't understand that you can only do so much and can't forgive you for something that minute, that she is not worth your time. I'd say, get you ring and necklace back, visit I Do...Now I Don't
to sell the ring at a reasonable price and find an older woman! WOO-HOO!!!!!!