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  1. It's confusing, though, isn't it? Why we accept garbage for love. I still don't understand why I would let this go on for so long. He was a master at letting me drift away only to pull me in at the last minute. Next time around I will look at the family of the person I am dating, especially if they are close, I have a feeling that will tell me a lot about how they process.
  2. Many of your observations were 100% dead on. I do have some serious work to do on myself. I agree with the sentiment that I need to look at myself and ask why I let all this happen on my watch. He definitely saw someone who was weak and broken. When I consider what was going on in my life when he met me I'm like, "Who would go for that?" but now I know. Thank you for taking the time to respond.
  3. I never looked at it from that perspective. I am sorry that happened to you. A lot of people seem to date and have relationships with their ego at the wheel. I notice the push and pull is just someone trying to stroke their ego, unfortunately sometimes they do it at the expense of someone else's feelings and time. I hope you are healing and taking care of yourself. It really is hard to make sense of it all...
  4. I am overwhelmed by the responses, thank you so much for the words. Its really hard to see this from the outside because I am so deep into it. Your perspective helps. Thank you again for taking the time to respond!
  5. Thank you for the sweet words, taking the time out of your day to share is incredible. I will look up that book.
  6. My partner of almost two years went radio silent on me about three weeks ago. No goodbyes, no explanations, just *poof* gone. I only had confirmation from his family, with whom I got very close, in the form of e-mails saying "Sorry it didn't work out." I'm confused. I put so much time, energy, money, emotion into this only to feel unceremoniously thrown away. Abandonment is a huge thing for me so it's been hard to process, hard to grieve as I have no explanation why, and even tougher to take care of myself. I know things were getting bad, it started out 50/50 time wise. Then he started to
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