It tends to happen in the form of an ongoing drama, a need for permanent attention.
“At 4 or 5 weeks she started acting weird. Yelling, arguing, pressuring to get married. She wanted to get pregnant. Okay, this does sound bad, but at the time I was pretty down and depressed and part of me wanted to believe “this was it.” We both are single parents and our kids got along well, but she was nagging me about my daughter a lot. I had resigned myself to breaking up with her. It got so bad that I told her this wasn’t a healthy relationship and broke it off, but she kept coming around and we stayed together “