My Partnership Just Ended — Now I’m Using the Pain for Deeper Healing

He left after I realized I deserved a more secure, supportive, and sustainable romance

Alice Crady
The Virago
Published in
9 min readApr 8, 2024

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Photo Credit: Anas Qtiesh

Two months ago, I hit an emotional burnout wall at his house. He hadn’t been proactive about getting me home safe, as he usually was, and I grew overwhelmed and anxious.

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Alice Crady
The Virago

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