... it is the child's fault. My mom passed away many years ago, and I missed her terribly, so I thought. I know of many positive things about her, but not warm fuzzy feelings from her. Finally I realized I was mourning the mother I didn't ever have, and was able to accept my mother as a product of a lot of neglect and abuse herself. ... (5 replies)
... husband what I planned to do and why and he supported me in it. I made myself way less available to son, stopped being alone with him, didn't go to the phone when he called. Was still polite, did not say anything negative to or about son to anyone at all. ... (5 replies)
... First loves are so hard to get over and unfortunately can also set the stage for the rest of relationships you have. You cant let this bad ending stop you from finding love again, but maybe you arent ready because you didnt ever end this one properly. ... (2 replies)
... uffer from anxiety and more so the social type. I'm an extremely friendly person, but over think things. So, its already hard enough trying to impress the inlaws let alone living under the same roof. ... (3 replies)
... In the beginning things were really difficult, all the trust issues and we both didnt want to go back to how things were and it was really a messy situation, these days we are doing really good and things are definitely moving a long fine. ... (83 replies)
... You will be in a never ending cycle because the more time and parts of you that you invest, the harder it is to let go no matter what he does as we can see by what's going on right now. ... (83 replies)
... You do not mention how long you were together, not that it matters in the great scheme of how you are feeling at all.
Oh, goodness, I have been there, feeling as you do, the sadness attached to songs, movies, places, dawns, waking together..
It all bloody well hurts when no longer there.
Now, odd you may think, to be saying this when all you... (6 replies)
... thing we did it just provokes all sorts of feelings, Id like to just look back on the good times and view them as that. I just feel a sense of not being able to let go of this past and the thought of her not being around when she returns to her country scares me. ... (6 replies)
... give that life up, for a man. So cinting, if you don't have a personal life, beyond this man, use this back off time to start developing one. If you had one and let it go, use this back off time to repair and rebuild it. ... (33 replies)
... its been four months since mine and im only just able to even want to let go...there comes a point when you just feel as though you have had enough... ... (33 replies)
... I've been doing some thinking. I don't feel the same kind of pain now. I can let go of my ex and though I still want him to realize what he lost, I don't want to be with him anymore. I miss him, and I still feel a little lost without him. ... (9 replies)
... I agree, unfortunately when you start a relationship off as purely sexual, you have very little chance of having it ever develop into something more where feelings become involved on his part. ... (7 replies)
... When we wish to control our fate is when we are least able to find the things that are really meant to be in our lives. Perhaps it's time to let go..Elated, really let go. The other thread speaks of letting go vs. obsession. ... (216 replies)
... ive you some lame excuse afterward when cornered, is a man with very little character and integrity. He's obviously someone who had little if any regard for your feelings and your life. The best thing you can do is hold your head up, be confident in the fact that he wasn't anywhere near good enough for you, and move on. ... (16 replies)
... Tell me about it!!! It just takes time is all, and most importantly, acceptance. So many people go through the same feelings after a break up that it's hard to categorise it as obsession. It's just that you love someone so much it's hard to accept the truth and let go. ... (16 replies)
... I know that if I found out my bf had been with another woman, or ever chose another woman over me, I would never go back. No excuses, no explanations. You make your bed, so lie in it. If he has to go somewhere else to decide if he really loves me, then he's not worth my time. ... (216 replies)
... The reason for our breakup was due to the fact that he could not let go of his ex so I told him to take a hike. He would not leave me alone though. ... (13 replies)
... that I should too, with guys. So I said we could be friends, and he laughed saying we could try but that it would never work out. That we obviously have stronger feelings for each other. ... (1 replies)
... I just think it's so hard to let go because life does get really lonely at times. ... (9 replies)
... s any exasperation with you as I would be a huge hypocrite. In a way, knowing that there are others going through the same thing helps me to work towards letting go and I have only sincerest wishes that you can eventually do that someday. ... (9 replies)