Even though the relationship is over, and you know you made the right choice to leave, or to stay away, why is it still so hard to let it go?
The brain prefers familiarity over freedom.
The brain prefers to have a sense of identity - even if that identity causes pain.
The brain really...
Recently I went for a walk with a friend in a very similar situation as me. **Remember? We are not alone, ever.**
We are both in the midst of leaving our partners, albeit different stages due to different life circumstances.
Often I have heard myself say and think, "I wish he would just be...
"This is the last thing I'll say."
No it's not.
"This is the last thing I'll send. We had a good relationship for 5 years. Let's not throw it away because of one bad year. I love you. I love us. "
Oh my God. Why does this make me so uncomfortable? I don't agree. I don't feel like I'm throwing...