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  • I’ve watched them for years now. The oddest part is not my watching, but the fact that with all my watching neither has noticed me watching. They are lovers. But what exists between them is nothing more than a vicious cycle of dependence.

    I'm not a stalker, merely an observer. In my examination of these two, I’ve learned more about human behavior than any book has ever taught me. Their story is nothing unique. Yet, to them it is complicated, perhaps even inexplicable. Therein lies the peak of my interest. After watching them so for long, I came to understand that their relationship is poisonous to their individual progression. Thus, I am compelled to help.

    If or when they read this here writing, I anticipate that it brings light to their detrimental circumstances. Two fractured people are incapable of existing in entirety. It is my only hope that someday (someday soon) they are able to break from one another, so that individually they can become whole.

    Their story:
    He needs her
    more than she needs him.
    She needs to be needed.
    His need devours her logic.
    When they met,
    she had just begun to lose her purpose.
    He had already been lost for years.
    Now, they get lost in one another.
    Together, they escape.
    The escape is avoidance.
    Overreliance is wearing loves mask.
    False senses of euphoria cloud truth.
    She drowns herself in bliss.
    He intensifies.
    She manipulates.
    If you ever stood between them,
    you’d feel the magnetic force.
    The pull and push is addiction.
    They are heavily addicted
    to each other.
    Addiction in any all form
    is dangerous.
    Especially in-love.

    Addiction is defined as physical and psychological dependence despite adverse consequences. In this case, they continue their relationship despite the negative consequences. Psychologically they call it love. Physically they deem it attraction. They are wrong. It is addiction. Eventually, she or he will break the cycle and free themselves. Until then, I'll wait. I'll watch.

    The only way to advance is in the absence of the addiction. A.A.A.
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