Life never is what you expect. I was married 23 years to a man that was verbally and emotionally abusive. I gather my will and leave to forge a new path to only find myself seeking relationships that followed the same routine.
I ended a three year relationship not so long ago with a horribly narcissistic man that I just can’t break free from. I feel alone. I tried dating again and just found that really I am not healthy enough to proceed in a positive direction.
I have just realized that I have spent my entire life being codependent and it’s misery to say the least. I can’t continue down this path however I have no idea where to even start. I am reading co dependent no more, found a co dependence 12 step program and will go to my first meeting on Thursday. I just feel so lost and worthless that I let the people in my life control my happiness and peace. I have pulled away from any friends that I had and my family is a huge contributor to my situation. I am not sure what to do.
I am a partner of an alcoholic, no matter what I try nothing seems to work. I used to care so much but today he is being sick alot, puking up red wine. I don't offer him much sympathy.I wasn't always like this with the hurt, pain, tears. He keeps telling me that he will cut down. Or that he is. Three days ago I was holding him up walking on the street. It was very embarrasing for me to say the...
I can't take it anymore. For many reasons I now have 24/7 aides. One comes at 8:00 am leaves at 8:00 pm then another comes 8:00pm and leaves at 8:00 am...Every day it's the changing of the guards feeling. My days blur together and where I used to look forward to Fridays I don't have a weekend anymore. Because of health issures, my boyfriend cannot lift (transfer me) onto my wheelchair as I cannot...