love’s sweet salve is when you touch nothing else can heal my pain i wish to feel hurt later too …
Normal as it is to experience sadness, one can easily spiral into a dysfunctional state that could have been avoided after the necessary time devoted to grieving and healing.
You have worth without him
Prejudice, i.e. preconceived opinions, is a quick and dirty way that your brain stores information. We all have prejudices.
It is important to remind yourself before and after a relationship and almost at every chance we get – that we are complete human beings in ourselves.
To be happy, we all desire different things. Some people need a lot more connection and communication than others; which fact is not a reflection of or enough grounds to judge anyone as good or bad.
So your wife, with all her good intentions, might have made a poor choice in the friend she chose. It is understandable that you feel hurt and confused.