I was in an emotionally abusive relationship before him, but was very passionate, so I'm scared that my perception of love/passion is completely skewed. Most of the time in our relationship I felt very empty and not deeply loved or special, because how passive he is and how much he avoids vulnerability.
We broke up last night and he told me he will probably never open up more or be more willing to feel. He says who he is deep down, is unemotional and tough, which I think isn't true. He's my best friend so it doesn't feel right. Was this even a big enough problem to break up? Could it have ever been fixed?