There is nothing simple that I have chosen to do. I think it is human to believe change is for the other person even when we know the solution lies within.
Every time I hear one person tell another some variation of, "Staying in your partnership and trying to transform the conflict means you're weak, a chump, abused, suffering from Stockholm syndrome, and your past history was just one big lie," I think, "Wow! Who's gaslighting who here?!" Seriously?! How do you know?
My vow was simple: I'll take any slings and arrows. I promise I'll be there. We are partners and I'll always share everything I have with you. I'll protect you and keep you safe. My vow came with a white horse and silver bullets for every problem.
The moment I awoke to the reality that © doesn’t care about me, our life, or our future, I am free. I am free to go dancing. I am free to walk into any place and order a beer. Free to ask a friend that loves me, accepts my Ugly, and hasn’t run, to dance with me.Read More 153.03: The Pattern (Part 3)