When did it happen? I do not recall Thrilled at how intertwined our lives had become in the short time we had been together Thinking of myself less and less Putting you always front and center It made me happy to do things for you and you basked in the sunshine of my giving
One day I realized I no longer saw my friends Making excuses to my family why I couldn’t see them Noticing how others no longer addressed me Everything was directed to you instead I had become insignificant, isolated It was as if I had disappeared into the wallpaper Unseen, unheard, living in your shadow This was your plan from the beginning
Spooky, yet describes coercive contol in a relationship eloquently.
Thank you. Yes it was a bit spooky, I know, but that’s how creepy it can be for someone in that situation. 😧
People come and go. And I believe that just because they left, doesn’t mean they’ll never return. People are put in our lives for good reasons and that’s what I felt from this! Love it. ☺️
Yes Eloisa, we learn something about ourselves with every person that enters our life. Im so happy you liked the poem ☺️💕
Great depiction of how people can take over another.
Yes, isnt it scary how that can happen. Thanks Sadje ☺️💕
Very true. You’re most welcome
What I like best – this could be any gender.
Yes, exactly. This can happen to anyone Darnell 😢