The Encarta World English Dictionary defines abandon as: to leave somebody or something behind for others to look after, especially somebody or something meant to be a personal responsibility.
As adults, our own wellbeing is our personal responsibility.
Do you abandon yourself, instead making others responsible for you, and then feel abandoned by others when they leave you or dont take responsibility for you?
As an adult, another person cannot abandon you, since they are not responsible for you. We can abandon a child, an ill person or an old person someone who cannot take care of themselves. But if you are a physically healthy adult, you can be left, but you cannot be abandoned by others. Only you can abandon you.
What are the ways you might be abandoning yourself?
How often do you judge yourself with comments to yourself such as:
You are not good enough. You are inadequate.
You are stupid. You are an idiot.
You are ugly. You are not attractive enough.
If you fail you are not okay.
If someone rejects you, you are not okay.
Its all your fault that.
You will never amount to...