Although the negative impact of divorce upon children is real, their worries may also be projections of fears for themselves.
This is compounded if they suffered from their parents’ divorce.
Denial of problems, including addiction, is another reason why people can get stuck in a relationship.
They may rationalized, minimize, or excuse their partner’s behavior and cling to hope or occasional “good times” or expressions of love. “if only” often, denying their own pain, which might motivate them to get help and change.
Examples of psychological autonomy include: Often, it’s this lack of autonomy that makes people unhappy in relationships or unable to commit. They’re afraid of even more dependence – of losing themselves completely.
(We hear that’s really good.) Inevitably, the one available outlet will be located in the most inconvenient location possible.
This portable power strip gives you enough outlets to charge all your devices and has a 5-foot cord so you can reach it from wherever you’re sitting.
One man was too afraid and guilt-ridden to leave his ill wife (11 years his senior).
His ambivalence made him so distressed, he died before she did!