Discard: When you wish you could (also) just flick a switch…

Discard flick the switch

I previously wrote about the discard phase and some things to avoid if you’re experiencing the fallout of being discarded.  If you are in an emotionally abusive relationship then you will know about discard, and how crushing it feels. Because it’s so sudden and so definite – it’s not like a ‘normal’ relationship where someone storms off to get some space, to be upset and to mull things over. The strange…

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Discard – worse than being in an emotionally abusive relationship?

Those of us that have been in an emotionally abusive relationship and then gone through ‘discard’ or ‘abandonment’ will recognize this – you were in a relationship which was chipping away (or even rapidly destroying) your self-esteem, confidence and sense of joy. Then you are discarded, and suddenly you find a whole new low. You’re alone, you feel totally abandoned, and you want to make him understand how it could…

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