My goodness this speaks miles to me. untamedunwanted: “Just for a while, stop looking behind you. This is going to be really difficult but you have to try with everything you have got, to stop looking behind you.
It is hard to get out of abusive relationships and, the longer you stay, the more difficult it becomes. When you finally do escape, you are no longer the person you were. The person you were died and is gone forever.