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My Boyfriend May Be a Pimp. Help!

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I THINK MY BOYFRIEND IS ASHAMED OF ME

Dear Willie D:

I have been seeing a guy for a little while now and he is always with me, but we don't do anything outside of being at my house. I feel like he is embarrassed of me or something. I treat him like a king and he knows I like him, but he is so emotionally detached. On top of that I think he's a pimp. Please help!

Do Nothing:

A pimp? How do you conclude that he might be a pimp by him not doing anything in public with you? It appears that you're only telling part of the story. Maybe he is a homebody like me. But not quite, because I'm mindful that women like to get out, do things and go places. They also like public displays of relationship affirmation, so periodically I reserve quality time outside of the house to spend with my lady.

Action speaks louder than words, but unless he tells you directly that he is embarrassed by you I don't think you should waste unnecessary energy thinking the wrong thing. As long as the people who are important in your lives know that you're together, nobody else matters. Well, not unless that nobody is the police.

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Willie D is a member of the legendary hip hop band, the Geto Boys, the host and executive producer of the Willie D Live podcast, and an advice columnist for the Houston Press since 2013.
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