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My advice is, he is TELLING YOU, even SCREAMING IT OUT, "He wants a break from you and your relationship!" He obviously has had some mixed feelings(even most likely giving you "mixed signals"), after being in a long term relationship with you, so you need to understand, although it hurts your poor 'heart broken heart", that he is asking for some time, much needed space, and has probably been feeling "smothered". If he is "running away" even to a "different state" with his family and wants to go with them to "take his break", then allow him his time and space to think things out, find out what he wants to do next, where he wants to go in his life at that point in time with himself---and with you, sweetie. Don't make him feel like he is in a pressure cooker, because you will end up pushing him even "further away" than he already is, and may never hear from him, or even for a very long time... Respect his wishes, and might I add, while he is "taking his break," take some time of your own to do some serious soul searching. They say "absence makes the heart grow founder,' so with this being said, you will both find out how true this is. It is, however, up to you if you want to wait for him to "decide' or contact you or just anything at this point. But the way I look at it, you both have 3 years invested in this relationship, so let the "test of time" come---or go.
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