Tiffany channelPosted on 2019 October
Maybe he stopped calling me and letting me know where he was. Be Self-Validating: This ties back into how self-absorbed assholes can be. Through systematic emotional and sexual abuse over two years, he trampled on my already poor self esteem until one day he came to despise me so much that he beat me and then pissed on me as I lay bleeding on the ground. Even if it was subconscious or unintended — something pulled you to someone who was incompatible and kept you engaged with him. He had been my close friend since 7th grade, was a bonafide "nice guy" and had told me months before he had a crush on me.
I totally thought I was going to have my fairytale dance. Remember you're likely not dating to insult, so ensure you have supports as well to debrief any negative feedback you receive. Be there for them. Unfortunately, this feeling has a lot to do with societal expectations of how women should behave. You deserve happiness and a fulfilling relationship.