Well, that was fun

I interrupted my mate’s verbal battering long enough to tell her that if I’m truly that horrible a person and deeply disappointing as a mate, she should leave and seek happiness elsewhere. I will be treated with courtesy and respect, or she can seek alternative accomodations.
The resultant firestorm was utterly predictable.

2 Hearts

Now all that’s left to do is stand firm on that. If she wants to be in free fall then that’s on her. You aren’t required to sacrifice yourself on that altar and have been far more patient and understanding than probably the vast majority of people would be in your situation. I remember you once said that if it wasn’t you that took care of her, then who? Honestly, that’s a her problem. You can be the most empathetic person on the planet, but a bleeding heart will eventually run dry.