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11 Jul 2005

Why do I do this to myself??
I was in a very emotionally abusive relationship for six years and have a child. I was basically leaving my life trying to prove that I am not a bitch and proving constant false accusations. I have been left confused about even what is it that I did wrong. He dumped 3 weeks back for going out with my friends without telling him, and accused me of having an affair. But no matter what I still find myself fighting for this lunatic and begging him to come back. When I am alone I feel i want to let him go, but I cant help but keep phoning him to try to convince him that I was wrong, and I am sorry. I have finally decided to write him a letter that I cannot force him to come back, but that I cannot also admitt to having an affair and being a bitch when I am not one. and I dont know how he'll take it. But I so wish I could take away this feeling of wanting to resolve issues with him. Am I insane or what?
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01 Jan 0001

See a counsellor to break this pattern of being addicted to or at least dependent on, a malfunctioning, maladaptive, harmful aemotionally abusive relationship. He's surely not worth it
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