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to think they are not "loved up"?

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CityofAngels Fri 25-Jan-13 18:42:08

Me and my ex split up about 2 years ago, and have managed to remain on good terms. We have a DD together.

He mentioned that he had met somebody last week and they are now in a relationship on Facebook. He has since added a lot of her friends and one of her friends commented saying "nice to see you all loved up"

It's up to him if he choses to be in a relationship so quickly after meeting her, but I am worried that with publicly declaring their relationship and having people say "loved up" - surely people cannot be loved up after being in a new relationship for a week!

That he will want to introduce her to our daughter. I don't mind her being introduced after a couple of months, which is a rule I follow myself.

MidnightMasquerader Fri 25-Jan-13 19:53:43

Yeah, 'loved-up' refers to the first-fush, honeymoon period.

But I can understand why you mint be a bit worried about how quickly it's moving and when your DD might be brought into it.

Was slightly perplexed by 'MDAM', but figured it out eventually. grin

pictish Fri 25-Jan-13 19:57:24

Loved up is used to describe a new couple who are obviously enjoying each other. I have seen similar on fb of my own mates.
It does not mean 'in love'.

I hope that helps to quell your worries.

CityofAngels Fri 25-Jan-13 20:00:44

Yes thank you for making me see sense, I got the wrong idea.

I just worry that it will be so serious and then fizzle out into nothing when my DD had been brought into it, as it would be so confusing for her sad

Fairylea Fri 25-Jan-13 20:04:03

I'd just block him on fb. Then you'll never know and never have to worry about it smile

Then deal with issues with her meeting dd as and when they arise.

OHforDUCKScake Fri 25-Jan-13 20:06:09

CityofAngles, Id worry about the same thing re introductions of new partners. But like others have explained (and you've said ^^) its just a saying.

If you're anxious (understandably!) about introductions, then talk it through with him. If hes a good dad he'll be just as anxious about new males (your bf's) in your DD's life.

Good luck. smile

FlorriesDragons Fri 25-Jan-13 20:08:51

I would think that if they are announcing their relationship on Facebook for everybody to see, they have probably been seeing each other, or at least dating, for a while.

WorraLiberty Fri 25-Jan-13 20:15:10

I can't help thinking you sound as though your nose has been put out of joint a bit here.

OK so it's been 2yrs since you split...but I still get the impression you're a tad put out about it and are grasping at straws - ie the 'loved up' phrase and your DD to cover it.

Flick him off your friend list and try to take a step back.

cumfy Fri 25-Jan-13 20:16:32

I thought "loved up" was a rave/ecstasy users' expression. <non-plussed>

countrykitten Fri 25-Jan-13 20:17:25

I agree - they have probably been seeing each other for ages and have just gone public. Best advice would be to get off that nightmare that is FB.

HollyBerryBush Fri 25-Jan-13 20:17:32

loved up = maulling, groping and tonguing each other in public. Usually , but not exlusive behaviour, displayed by teenagers.

How old is your Ex?

BJZebra Fri 25-Jan-13 23:08:37

Same as CountryKitten (wishes could follow own advice)

YouOldSlag Sun 27-Jan-13 00:17:39

Worra-that was my first thought too.

HildaOgden Sun 27-Jan-13 00:45:38

I wouldn't worry about him introducing her to your daughter yet,you make no mention of him even suggesting it.

I think you should re-think your rule of introducing your partners to your dd after 2 months though.That seems way too quick for me.

TheArbiter Sun 27-Jan-13 05:49:42

People fall in love very quickly and intensely, so they may well be 'loved up'. But whether new lady should see your DD is a completely separate issue, and you're entitled to wait until you're convinced they're a safe long-term bet before you allow your DD to be introduced.

Pinkerl Sun 27-Jan-13 07:53:58

I see this as another Facebook is bad for you story. Best thing to do is go cold turkey

zignzag Sun 27-Jan-13 08:05:09

So you don't mind they are in a relationship yet you do mind he is adding her friends on fb and that someone posted they are loved up!! Are you stalking him on the net? Checking his added friends daily?

Sorry but you sound like you do mind and you are being really irrational.

You need to accept that who he adds on fb, what his relationship status is and how "loved up" he is is none of your business.

Stop the fb stalking.

HecateWhoopass Sun 27-Jan-13 08:16:23

loved up means shagging like bunnies.

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