Hi Polly,
I imagine that this happens quite a lot more than we realise. Abusers manipulate us and play games as standard. They are also masters of coercion. I’ve been in your shoes where the ex has talked me into something only for me to walk away the next day and feel right back to square one and under his power. This leads to feelings of despair and wondering if you’ll ever be free. Yes it’s a setback but you can start back on the road today. You don’t have to live with this abuser. Regroup and get your strength. You need to cut contact so he can’t work his way round you. Abusers can do that as easy as breathing. Hope you can be strong and start again x

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