Somehow, even though the dress was available to be sold to anyone who would buy it, I had accepted, subconsciously, that I couldn’t have something that wonderful. That’s the best comparison to how I feel now.
I spent a few hours scouring the Internet for articles confirming to me that it was OK to finish with these perfectly nice men. Instead there were a large number saying to stick it out, give him a chance, because one day you’ll be middle-aged and single and regret it. I was disappointed. I decided to write one of the articles that I would have liked to read.