I've been with my boyfriend for 2 1/2 years. I'm 24 (in a week) and he's 22. He comes from a very strict catholic family, has a lot of morals, etc... Lately I've been extremely frustrated with the relationship because I'm ready for the next step and I feel like he would rather have his parents support him for the rest of his life. Which they do. I live with my grand parents but they don't support me other than a place to live. Basically he wont do anything like spend the night, his mom was crazy rules like even a curfew (god i know!), she texts him constantly when he isnt home, and is just basically suuupppeeerrr clingy and annoying most of the time. He won't move out with a girl before marriage or anything. So... I've been dealing with this for awhile and honestly I love him with ALL my heart. He is my everything but... I want so much more for us. I'm getting sick of this pretty much "high school feeling like dating" relationship I mean we can't even close the f**king door at his house. Sometimes its no big deal but gaaaahhh lately it's getting old. Another problem is that we can't even talk about marriage without fighting somehow. And he makes me feel like he'd rather not grow up and face the real world out of his parent lil bubble. I just wanna get him outta there! Damn it makes me so mad. I've been on my own a lot. I moved out plenty of times but I don't make that much money (I work retail). But he's never moved out... I just feel like most of the time he's stringing me along with no hope in sight. No light at the end. Nothing. I end up feeling horrible like what is the point? I don't want to give up but I just don't know... Being in two totally different places in this relationship is starting to mentally exhaust me. I try to forget about it for awhile but then I'll see everyone I know getting married/ having babies.. and I'm like God I want that!