2 Holding your breath

Fear is a constant ghost that haunts people in a toxic relationship and becomes the driving force behind many of the unhappiness and hurt experienced. Whether we know about it or not, but we might fear that the relationship we have and the feelings we had will be as good as it gets and that we might not get better.

We might fear that our past deems us unworthy. We might fear the shame that will come from yet another relationship turning into dust, a relationship of which we told the whole world, “This is the one, I can feel it.”

For many the fear might be more physical, where we fear the person and the unstable situations we often find ourselves in – situations where we are abused and belittled. These situations grotesquely chain us over the years and we find we cannot leave, simply because we are too afraid of what the person might do to us if we do decide to leave.

To this person I want to say that it is never too late, there are many sources of support out there that can help you. I have seen this with people close to me and I want you to know you are not alone. You are strong and worthy, and you deserve to live a life free from trauma, anxiety and pain. It is possible and obtainable. However, you have to make the choice, the choice to live.

We were never made to live under the authority of fear, we were meant to rise up and live victoriously in this life and if one man or woman cannot allow you to be all that you were meant to be, or give you all the love you were meant to have, you have to escape, especially if children are involved and this brings me to my next point:

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