I can't get over my wife. I'm lost, in pain, lonely, depressed, and wishing for it all to end. I'm broken now. I'm destroyed by what happened. Therapy isn't helping. Trying to start over isn't helping. Trying to do things for myself isn't helping. It keeps coming back. I miss her and want to be with her, but it's always me stupidly reaching out for her. My self esteem is gone. I don't see a future in anything I do. For the past two days, I've been hiding in my room, crying and wishing for it…Continue
What torment is it when dreams full of hope and love now bring about pure depression and pain. There has been a reoccurring theme lately: a daughter. My dreams are so amazing, seeing this daughter and just how beautiful she is, but the fact that this daughter is shared by my wife brings me so much sadness. They are wonderful dreams where we are together as a family and loving life, but, when I wake up, I am slapped in the face by the reality.
I've tried talking to my wife about these…Continue
When someone is narcissistic, not only can they not experience empathy, they are incapable of receiving it. To experience empathy is to understand that someone other than the narcissist is feeling pain and they don't like the chance of the spotlight being taken from them. The whole argument that "You don't know what I'm going through" is an indicator of this. You try to offer them support and they throw it away at the same time they are saying they need to talk to you. You try to share…Continue
Who wants to be a hero? How many reading this are the caring type who would go out of their way to help someone else? I've seen so many blog posts about people not feeling appreciated, feeling neglected after years of commitment, being abused, being forgotten while they were right next to the person they were helping, and being left behind like too much burden. It's a shame, but these are the trials of the…Continue