The feeling of worthlessness accompanied me for a long time. I had strict parents, good grades were a must, and I was never good enough. Later in my marriage, the feeling crept back in. We've been together since I was fifteen. But after many years of marriage and two children, things got difficult. I was totally dissatisfied, felt no longer seen and valued.
Until Andi* came into my life. "This is the love of my life," I thought. He showered me with declarations of love and attention. I finally got what I had longed for for so long. I became addicted to it and separated from my husband.
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