Originally Posted by vanquish
It would be easy to say "If they don't support you, screw 'em!", but it's easy to love people who treat you poorly. It sounds like you've come to the right decision though. Speak up for yourself and draw lines where you must.
Wish you well.
Indeed. My friends are actually well-intentioned. They only want to protect me. The problem is I don't want to be protected. I'm tired of having people tell me what I want; I want them to trust me that I'm capable of deciding that for myself