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There's always someone in your life that asks & expects an awful lot from you. And because you are a super-sensitive person with a great capacity for empathy & kindness, you comply. But sometimes you take it too far. You give more than you should. You are loyal to people who don't deserve your loyalty. And you stand by those you care for even when they have deserted you emotionally. When this "person" asks again, do yourself a favor instead & say NO.
Don't know their children. arms crosses across her chest, she blinks her eyes once or twice while looking right thru me. then she curls her lips up in disgust, closes her eyes and turns her head the other way. my narcissistic mother.
Imagine saying this, "I love you so much I will no longer disable you by enabling you. I am letting go of trying to fix, rescue, or save you. That is not my job. Never was. Never will be. Besides, maybe it's me who needed my help after all."