Some codependent women give up their friends, hobbies, and activities and adopt those of their male companions.The combined effect of this adds to fears of loneliness and isolation people that they envisage being on their own.
Make friends, watch amateur videos and participate in LIVE webcam sex chats.
Some even worry their spouse may harm him or herself.
Battered women may stay out of fear of retaliation should they leave.
For spouses married a number of years, their identity may be as a “husband” or “wife” – a “provider” or “homemaker.” The loneliness experienced upon divorce is tinged with feeling lost. This also may be significant for a noncustodial parent, for whom parenting is a major source of self-esteem. They left home or their college roommate for a marriage or romantic partner.
The relationship helped them leave home – physically.