Why You Keep Going Back To Someone You Should Leave

Ever been in a relationship that you knew should be over, and yet you still kept going back to that person? Ever wondered why this happened, or tried to put all your feelings into words?

As usual, Thought Catalog offers some great insight into this frustrating yet very common occurrence.

Because you’re addicted. Because you know exactly what Edward meant when he called Bella his own “personal brand of heroin” and you’re ashamed to admit you feel that way. Because you’re like a moth to the flame with this person, because you know you’ll get hurt in the end and yet. Because a part of you knows better and another part doesn’t want to; because you’re not ready to all-the-way know better. Because this is a suicide leap but the way they make you feel makes it somehow worth it.

Because they speak your language. Because they understand you even when they don’t. Because on some deep, intrinsic level you just get each other. Because sometimes it seems like they know you better than you know yourself. Because they’ve seen the worst of you and the best; because, regardless of how they hurt you, you still feel an inexplicable trust.

Be sure to read the rest of Mila Jaroniec‘s post over at Thought Catalog!

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