This is a great article. (See link below) There is so much truth to this. It puts a secret dark toll on the person who “needs you” after awhile. Dealing with someone in the “wants you” catagory, it can mess with the mind after awhile. Makes one question themselves. I agree you have to have patience but the outcome that one wants may be just a fantasy in the end. If you are in the “need you” category, you have to do it not expecting a thing.
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