I wouldn't say disturbed and dysfunctional from your blog... I have to admit I did think "naive" in regards to the FL couple... but I think you might have even said that yourself?
I think what's important is that you took your experiences and got the lessons from them.
And I'm not one to talk of naiveté, I was taken in by conartists
today. Pretty much a textbook case.
I just hope I learned my $218 lesson.
Often he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been rent asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: neither could any man tame him...and he asked him, What is thy name? And he answered, saying, My name is Legion: for we are many.