When old brooms know the corners best

By Miss Kes

Thursday, January 18, 2018

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Many women are stuck in relationships they feel are heading nowhere, but they are fearful of taking the risk and going for someone new who promises to be a much better partner than their current. Sticking to the saying that the grass is not always greener on the other side, they will stick with their old broom of a man, who knows their ins and outs.

Why is this?

Sue:

I think most women stay in their relationships knowing it is not going anywhere simply because they are fearful that moving on could be a worse experience. My granny is always saying that we love to jump out of the frying pan and into the fire. This is what keeps women, I think, in unhealthy relationships.

Tracey:

I sat in a relationship that felt like a jailhouse for five years, even though I got real tired of his cheating and beatings. Yes, he was providing for me and giving me everything I needed materially, but I walked out after five years and I met my husband. I have never been happier and I lack nothing.

Bridget:

I'd rather go for someone new than stay in foolishness. Once you keep slipping, I am bouncing!

Ann:

To be honest, I'd rather stick to the familiar because most times you leave your man and you already know his dirty ways, and then you go to a new man and pick up his crap. I'd rather stick around and try making it work.

Camile:

I am not staying in anything and wasting my time. It's now modern times. It takes little effort to find a new man.

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