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Is He Seeing Someone?

My partner and I have been together for nearly 7 years. We have a 4 year old daughter together. We have had our ups and downs over the years and split up a good number of times. Six months was the longest time. Last year he begged me for another chance and said everything was different. I thought we were happy, well, I was anyway.  Three days ago he packed his stuff and left. He said that he has not been happy for ages and that he doesn't want me any more. He said it's because of all the hassle we've had and said he didn't feel like I wanted him. I did want him and I gave everything to the relationship and put everything I had in to it. It was so out of the blue for him to go like this, all of a sudden, because there have been no arguments or anything. I really think he is seeing someone else or he wants somebody else. I have asked him but he won't admit it. What do I do? It's all I'm thinking about. In your experience would you say he's seeing some one else?

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