I think one of the saddest things is when two people really get to know each other: their secrets, their fears, their favorite things, what they love, what they hate, literally everything, and then they go back to being strangers. It's like you have to walk past them and pretend like you never knew them, never even talked to them before, when really, you know everything about them.
Be careful and choose wisely what you allow to occupy the stage of your dominate thoughts, for truly the quality of your thinking determines the happiness of your life. “Man is made or unmade by himself. In the armory of thought he forges the weapons by which he destroys himself. He also fashions the tools with which he builds for himself heavenly mansions of joy and strength and peace.” –James Allen (from his inspiring book ‘As A Man Thinketh’)
'The Life and Death of a Relationship' Sue Law. 2007. This life sized bed has the impressions from a pair of lovers sleeping together. This is one stage of 10 different pieces showing the stages of a relationship from the positions of the lovers in bed. Plaster, Blankets, Sheets, Wood.
Grieving a narcissistic sociopath relationship. And, often grieving from the loss of trust or understanding from friends or family members that became the narcissist sociopath's "enablers". Because they basically threw you to the wolves.