No Contact is the key that locks out that person from ever entering our heart, mind, and spirit in any palpable way again.
You feared putting yourself out there. You feared the risk of a broken heart.
Sometimes, we focus on saving others in order to distract ourselves from our own growth.
We forget to give ourselves permission to dislike someone, to address conflict, to confront issues, or even just to acknowledge when someone has reached epic levels of douchebaggery.
“I left when I woke up with her hands around my throat.”
My list of excuses was impressive, and used often. The excuses ranged from ‘he suffers from severe anxiety to ‘this is his first relationship so he doesn’t really know how it works.’
If you’ve ever asked yourself if you’re the one who’s a narcissist, you may want to read this.
I grew up in an abusive environment, but I never realized I was until I started dating and fall prey into my past abuser. Abusive relationships can start as early as your childhood.
Suddenly I became a person again, a real person with value and worth who deserved to be treated like a queen.