Yes - this is why (it seems) there can be an on/off - that inner feeling that you know this is not working, but that desire to go one more day, week, year and see what happens . . . Unfortunately, what happens is MORE of the same. No matter what you do, no matter how great or nice or kind they've been at times - walking away hurts. Staying hurts more.


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