On a fresh sheet of paper, your old patterns aside, list all of the qualities you would like in a future partner.
Again, knowing yourself is the key to recognizing your tendency toward these bad dating patterns.
I do definitely need a change.
He also has mental illness, which I did not see clearly and it came out later.
Description: The Damaged Soul Then there's the person who is so badly damaged from their own childhood wounding, there is no way that they can be in a healthy relationship, not without serious therapy. We are able to turn unions into platforms of self-expression, love, and kindness, instead of pillars we rely on merely to remain upright.