"Unconditional love doesn't mean you have to unconditionally accept bad behaviors." Don't let loved ones treat you badly and that means parents, siblings, offspring, extended family and long term friends.
I honestly can compare to this. I have many family members (unnamed) that are addicted to drugs and it destroys me when I see them one month and see them the next and they're so tiny. It destroys me Heartbroken and destroyed
Our instinct is to protect. It is hard to understand that the consequence of the moment is protect them in the future. The hardest thing I face is the pain in another, especially the child I hold so dear in my heart, Autumn Lauren!
Just because a person doesn't put hands on you, that doesn't mean they aren't abusive. Abuse is control, blatant disrespect, & also hurtful words. Don't settle for emotional abuse thinking it's ok because it's not physical.
You may fool thousands of people into believing that you're a decent human being, with your false persona and your fake smile and heart. But I will always be that one person who figured you out and knows who you REALLY are under all that bullshit!
If the enabling from everyone doesn't stop you'll never change. I love you more than you'll ever know and because I do walking away hurts a lot less than watching you repeatedly ruin your life making endless bad choice you know you shouldn't.