"I never knew it was toxic, until I tasted freedom with love. I never knew what it was like to be loved, without being encaged. But now I can take my decisions, I can roam free. I can be loved and be my own person. I chose what I do today and forever. It was love before, it is love now. But now he loves me into independence. I discover more about myself. I find myself healing.The stifling breath, and aching sobs in my chest are slowly fading. It was love before but the bad outweighed the good. Too weak and in love to leave. But I am not a possession, I am my own person."
- excerpt from a monologue of breaking free from a possessive relationship