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I have abandonment issues. I need reading material.

My story is unique, but my experience is not. I have abandonment issues. I need reading material. [more inside]
posted by squirbel on Oct 6, 2013 - 17 answers

If I give notice, is it still abandonment? (lease law)

YANML. If I give notice of early termination of a lease, can the landlord still count it as abandonment and force me to pay rent for the remainder of the lease term? [more inside]
posted by pdq on Apr 24, 2013 - 18 answers

Kindle self-help book recommendations

Looking for recommendations of effective books/workbooks/web resources on emotional intelligence, abandonment issues, anger, fear, jealousy, trust issues and self-compassion. Bonus points for including all of the above and being available on Kindle. [more inside]
posted by f3l1x on Dec 30, 2012 - 6 answers

Is it the depression talking, or am I making excuses for my boyfriend?

Help me understand what’s going on in my relationship and to set appropriate boundaries. My boyfriend’s possibly depressed behavior is triggering my feelings of abandonment/insecurity and I want to know how to support him through this without getting taken advantage of. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 4, 2012 - 10 answers

Please help me to see if I'm overreacting or not...

My boyfriend and I met with a female friend of his last night, and he started behaving very uncharacteristically distant with me while we were with her. Am I making a mountain out of a molehill or was something more going on? [more inside]
posted by chatelaine on Oct 24, 2012 - 25 answers

How to survive a marital separation arrangement?

Please help me buckle down and survive the 16 months I have left before my husband abandons me and our kids. [more inside]
posted by justonegirl on Aug 29, 2012 - 142 answers

Parents Won't Store My Stuff Any More

Kind of a two-part question: 1) Looking for affordable, secure, climate controlled storage units north of Kansas City, and 2) dealing with the illogical sense of feeling abandoned by my parents as they talk about being unable to store my stuff in the future. (Sorry, a bit long inside) [more inside]
posted by DisreputableDog on Aug 12, 2012 - 20 answers

He's my boy.

Considering moving out of the parental home again, after four years living here and bonding strongly with their cat. Cat was only a couple of months old when I moved in. He's now four. I'm feeling awful and guilty (quite apart from sad at the fact that I'm going to miss him too). How is he going to take my absence and can I make this easier? [more inside]
posted by springbound on Jul 16, 2012 - 24 answers

I love my in-laws and my job, maybe a little too much.

I love my in-laws and my job, maybe a little too much. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 31, 2011 - 15 answers

How can a father leave his family yet remain a father?

This is not going to be pretty. I need to know if there is any way for me to maintain a life with my children if I cannot maintain one with my wife. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 26, 2011 - 91 answers

Recommendations for a therapist specializing in abandonment and anxiety

Therapist specializing in abandonment issues in San Diego? [more inside]
posted by sockomatic on Nov 18, 2011 - 3 answers

Want to have my cake and eat it too.

Am I a bad person? It's recently been pointed out to me that I have HUGE abandonment and rejection issues. The guy that I'm seeing told me this - not my husband. Get ready for a bunch of conflicting information... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 27, 2011 - 36 answers

I see a butterfly. No wait. Clouds. No wait...oh, that's dirty!

I am about to see a psychiatrist for the first time for some anxiety-related issues. I am...anxious about this. Naturally. What can I expect, and what should I look out for? [more inside]
posted by Caligula's Idiot Cousin on Aug 16, 2011 - 16 answers

How to overcome fear of rejection in relationships

I’m a 28 y/o woman who has finally found someone that I admire, who loves me dearly, and isn't a huge pain in my ass --and I'm hoping to make this last! Please help me to not ruin this wonderful thing! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 30, 2011 - 16 answers

I'm bitter and very sad about the fact that I've never had a reliable and protective man (father, brother, uncle, grandfather) in my life.

I'm bitter and very sad about the fact that I've never had a reliable and protective man (father, brother, uncle, grandfather) in my life. [more inside]
posted by DeltaForce on Jul 6, 2010 - 34 answers

Support and name for problem needed.

What to call a child who grows up thinking one man is her father when it turns out to be someone else entirely? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 26, 2008 - 16 answers

The Cure of a Fear of Abandonment - Resources?

Abandonment - What is the Cure? [more inside]
posted by watercarrier on Aug 13, 2008 - 7 answers

Hi, I'm a textbook co-dependent, nice to meetcha!

Help me grow a spine, stop being a drama queen, and get control of my life again. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 1, 2008 - 33 answers

Bipolar husband has walked out on a friend of ours. What now?

What are the next steps for a wife who's husband has just walked out? Not-so-delicious twist: husband is mentally ill and probably going to worsen. [more inside]
posted by jquinby on Aug 27, 2007 - 19 answers

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