My buddy constantly picks bad, abusive, cheating dudes. How do I guide her appropriate? Ask Ellie

My buddy constantly picks bad, abusive, cheating dudes. How do I guide her appropriate? Ask Ellie

Q: my buddy of several years has over and over repeatedly gotten into relationships with “bad” guys.

They cheated on her behalf, had been nasty to her during liquor binges, and actually and/or emotionally abused her.

She’d swear that she’ll “never make that mistake once more.” Months later she’ll have met “the many wonderful, loving man” . etc.

She never ever learns. Soon she’s ranting about this man, too.

My friend’s 39. She’s clever at technology and quickly navigated internet dating in the beginning. She’s swift at enticing a man to satisfy her.

She keeps landing in the same miserable situation of being cast aside by someone who’s been playing elsewhere all along whether it’s a hookup or a hot sexual connection.

I’ve known her since we had been children. I value her. How do I assist my friend get free from this rut that always has her winding up hurting and angry?

A: Your friend’s stuck in duplicated situations of emotional and distress that is sometimes physical. Continue reading “My buddy constantly picks bad, abusive, cheating dudes. How do I guide her appropriate? Ask Ellie”