We say the word “cheating” because affairs are much like cheating the system—the universal system of love and respect and trust.
The toxicity doesn’t leave immediately.
Don’t just watch those flags wave in the wind. Acknowledge them and, if necessary, pull them out.
Abusive, toxic, and otherwise unhealthy relationships are very good at convincing you that you are unworthy.
This is the season of you mattering.
Instead of fighting this evolution—or ignoring it, like I did—lean into it. The becoming is more important than the arriving.
You can love again.
You’re going to have questions, no matter where you wander.
An argument with a narcissist is a circle designed to tire and distract you.
You may wish to brush this statement aside. After all, statistics can quickly dry out matters like this.