The issues are many for those who are attempting to make changes in their lives. Whether a person is trying to stop eating foods that are ill-advised or attempting to stop speeding in their cars, there are many decisions and reaffirmations of the goal required in order to successfully navigate through the emotions, physical, mental and spiritual obstacles that present when trying to make a change. This is no different for someone who is trying to make healthy choices in relationship. Randy Thomas at ETC: Everyday Thoughts Collected has written on the topic of leaving emotionally destructive relationships. I appreciate his clarity and wisdom. Enjoy the article and let me/him/us know what you think.