Splitting up with my boyfriend of 5 years?

Basically, I'm 19, he is 20 and I've recently moved to university 25 miles away from where I live. He never went to uni, he stayed behind in my home town. Due to family problems, he officially moved in with me and my mum at our house, and is still there even while I'm over here. I'm thinking of splitting up with him, I am not allowed to have any friends who are guys, even be in pictures with them, I have to text him all day, every day, he constantly asks me questions about my flatmates, we always argue when I go on a night out, he tells me I dress slutty, and that I look single from the pictures I take with my girlfriends, while he is careful not to make his comments too direct, he makes it clear he doesn't like me wearing skirts or dresses at all, especially in the day time, even with tights.. the list could go on.

My problem is that despite the fact I know I should leave him, I can't help feeling selfish. We would have to get rid of our dog as there is nobody to look after it, both my boyfriend and mum work full time and he is still a very mischievous puppy who needs care, my boyfriend would have to find a new place to live, I get on so well with his family. I'm just scared I suppose, I've never done this before, I don't know what to expect, how to do it or what to say. I don't want to regret it in 6m time, but at the same time I know that if it is a mistake, its a mistake I have to make, or I will resent him and regret it anyway. I know if I wasn't at university, we, well I, would be more inclined to make it work, but the fact is I am at uni, only in my 1st year, and I can't live here for 3 months unhappy, because I know when I get back home say for Christmas, everything will be slightly better. I guess I just need experiences, or advice/opinions. Thank you in advance, and for reading my slight rant!
I have no idea why it says I'm a guy, I am quite new to this but I assure you I am 100% girl!!


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