Originally Posted by neonshadow
My biggest fear is that, I won't have the backbone or resolve to evade this relationship for another one, should I find that it is not emotionally healthy for me.
you do decide you can't do this....
Staying in an unhealthy realtionship has little to do with how much back bone you have...it has a lot to do with feeling like you can't do any better. That is a self confidence and self worth issue.