The author has decided to stop placing other’s needs above her own…it’s time for the other person to make ammends
In the dictionary, next the definition of Codependent, is a picture of me.
Most of my friends are amazed at my capacity for “holding in there” in relationships that clearly hurt. They call me “strong.” Perhaps they are just being kind and avoiding calling me a dumbass.
My counselor has suggested I read Women Who Love Too Much: When You Keep Wishing and Hoping He’ll Change (which has been updated since the last time I read it) and gave me a few copied pages from it to start with.
The other evening I spent hours with a buddy laughing and sharing tales. Oh my, that felt good. He finally told me straight out he thought I was behaving like an idiot and that what I was currently doing was just like I did with my ex-hubby – pulling the Band-Aid off so slowly that every hair under the adhesive screams…
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