Their issues take over everything and the whole relationship ends up revolving around their problems and issues. She had cut herself when she was younger, then just before we met.
At my stage of life I have been there, done that and wouldn't touch it with a 6ft barge pole. The whole relationship does end up revolving around their problems and issues. She told me that she was OK after she made about 40 cuts on her arms or ankle. She told me that she once had suicidal thoughts too.
It was like I was at an AA meeting (except no one else was): “Hi, my name’s Victoria and I have mental illness.” Didn’t leave the kind of first impression I was aiming for.
No one wants to admit it, but there’s only so much listening, so much support a partner can do and give.
He was on the cross-country team, took honors classes, had a great sense of humor and was going to college right near where I was; however, slowly things started changing once we left for college.
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