Reading people's stories on here lately has got me thinking why? Why do some of us keep ending up with partners or spouses who are addicts or have similar destructive life patterns? The one common denominator in all these wrecked relationships was ME. I already had enough problems of my own, and I could have done with someone to look after me, worry about me, care for me... yet I ended up doing it for them! It's taken me a very long time to realise that I need to make some changes, and stop drawing my self esteem from the way I nurture other people. I'm planning on going to my first Al-Anon meeting some time in the next week or so, when I can get a babysitter (I also work full time). I will be sure to let you know how it goes!
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