I should have made time every day to reconnect with myself in some way, whether it be meditationexercise, or prayer. Once, when we were in bed and I was worrying too much to enjoy it, I asked him to "just talk to me. He'd just tried to embrace me. Click here to read more. The content on Tiny Buddha is designed to support, not replace, medical or psychiatric treatment. I felt like I lost myself again, when just months before I was so certain about my identity.
The angrier he'd get, he told me, the "calmer" he'd become.
Why I Only Love Addicts
Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. In retrospect, I know I would have done things differently if I knew the things I know now. Many days I have guilt and regrets for leaving and not being able to help him out of his addiction. And worst, we both relied on the other person to get it together! Some evenings I found strength in myself and was able to tolerate the uncomfortable emotions he was experiencing without reacting.