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No Strings Attached- An Ode to Losing Yourself in a Relationship

Updated on September 18, 2013

Webster tells us that Codependency: is defined as a psychological condition or a relationship in which a person is controlled or manipulated by another who is affected with a pathological condition (as in an addiction to alcohol); In broader terms, it refers to the dependence on the needs of or control of another. It also often involves placing a lower priority on one's own needs, while being excessively preoccupied with the needs of others.

Mixed up, Confused...a love no longer alive

He is My Strongest Weakness
He is My Strongest Weakness

Turn My World With Your Love

Turn My World With Your Love
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I fell so hard,

in love with you.

***

I must have

BUMPED MY HEAD

somewhere along the way,

If not the

WHOLE WAY DOWN.

***

To think that you can,

Turn my world,

And all I've ever known,

UPSIDE DOWN,

INSIDE OUT.

***

I must have been BLIND,

When I met you.

But now I simply choose to

PRETEND I can't see.

***

As though I am your PUPPET.

ENCORE,

Pulling my strings,

Knowing what to do....

***

WEAKNESS,

Falling victim.

***

As you become my new ADDICTION.

N' the old DRUG,

I thought I'd kicked.

***

I give you EVERYTHING

That I used to Work so hard,

To keep for myself.

***

And now,

I have NOTHING Left to give.

***

But you have plenty for me...

Lies,

Broken promises.

***

STARVING For your attention.

I will say,

I will do ANYTHING

For just one TOUCH.

***

So many failed attempts.

You say I'm WORTHLESS,

Not good enough.

***

You have the control.

You're the one to say,

YES,

and the one to tell me,

NO.

***

It seems I've lost MYSELF,

Trying to become,

A part of YOU.

***

I don't know who I am,

ANYMORE.

***

Did I ever?

I've Got No Strings To Hold Me Down

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  • MissCue profile imageAUTHOR

    Helen Kramer 

    7 years ago from Santa Barbara, CA.

    Thank You!!

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    roshall 

    7 years ago from Ohio

    GREAT WRITING

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