I was in happily in love. I had met my partner a couple of months ago. We both were spiritual. I did not have any worries or concerns because it seemed like our relationship was going in a good direction.
One weekend in September, I flew to a friend’s wedding. I spoke often with my friends about my new partner. One of my friends told me that she had never seen me so happy. When I arrived home, my partner picked me up from the airport. I looked at him. He looked angry. I felt just happy to see him. In the car, he started yelling at me. He accused me of not loving him enough because I dared to leave him for the weekend. Over next week, his jealousy got worse. He blamed me for many things. When one argument stopped, a new began. Suddenly, our relationship had changed to the worse.
After six days, my inner voice told me clearly to leave him. And so I did. He sent me the most beautiful bouquet of flowers I have ever seen in my life. He promised me to change if I returned. I said no. I did not want to be in an unhealthy relationship. My friends told me that they admired my strength and that they weren’t sure whether they had the courage to do this. However, I had made my choice. The price to be in an unhealthy relationship was so high that I did not want to pay it anymore. That was maybe the most important lesson I have ever learned in my life.
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