it is so hard for people to understand the real suffering that happens with mental health or even hidden disorders that people are putting so much effort to hide, such as Trichotillomania or dermatillomania
In many cases yes she calls the shots but I'm changing that. By standing up to her. Getting a checking account. Looking where the money is going. Her grip on me is changing and I am getting more confident to stand my own ground
It really sucks that you give the person you love the power to destroy you thinking it is in safe hands, but you find out the hard way that you trusted the wrong person because they didn't really care about your feelings when it inconvenienced them.