It's really that simple. We gave up when THEY NEVER wanted to be around OUR KIDS, or be there for THEM, like we ALWAYS were for their kids! Finally we said enough, and THEY make bullshit excuses about us, instead of being truthful to their kids!
Don't give a man more than he gives you. If he respects you, respect him. If he loves you, love him. But if you're a secret that he mistreats, he needs to become a piece of your history.