Originally Posted by g71
I have been working on all the things you mention which is how I realized that this relationship was not helping my self worth/esteem etc. at all.
I also wished to demonstrate a more positive relationship for my kids as well.
Yes, I have been taking my time so as not to jump in any more fires and to also have a good idea of what I do and don't want before getting in too deep..
relationships are tricky things... what seems wonderful one minute can turn into a disaster the next. I hope you take into consideration all that folks have said here.... and if nothing else reevaluate your reasoning for wanting the things you want.