It's really that simple. We gave up when THEY NEVER wanted to be around OUR KIDS, or be there for THEM, like we ALWAYS were for their kids! Finally we said enough, and THEY make bullshit excuses about us, instead of being truthful to their kids!
You are not clingy or needy or silly for needing affection, affirmation, and attention in a relationship. Those needs aren't a result of your self esteem or depression . These are basic needs. We should never make our partners responsible for meeting all
don't teach ANYONE that jealousy and controlling behavior equals love