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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.
Yet, they’ve never completed the developmental milestone of “leaving home” psychologically, meaning becoming an autonomous adult.
They are as tied to their mate as they once were to their parents.
Most people tell themselves, “The grass isn’t any greener,” believe they’re too old to find love again and imagine nightmarish online dating scenarios.
Less so today, some cultures still stigmatize divorce. Despite the abundance of reasons, many of which are realistic, there are deeper, unconscious ones that keep people trapped – usually fears of separation and loneliness that they want to avoid.
This is compounded if they suffered from their parents’ divorce.The consequence is that people feel trapped or “on the fence” and racked with ambivalence.On one hand they crave freedom and independence; on the other hand, they want the security of a relationship – even a bad one.Going through divorce or separation brings with it all of the unfinished work of becoming an independent “adult.” Fears about leaving their spouse and children may be reiterations of the fears and guilt that they would have had upon separating from their parents, which were avoided by quickly getting into a relationship or marriage.Guilt about leaving a spouse may be due to the fact that their parents didn’t appropriately encourage emotional separation.