@CheerBear I’m not sure it helps, but he’s not so much of an ar$ehole about it now when I’m “unaproachable”. I can’t remember a time that I was ever trusting, except when I met my husband. It was a conscious decision to let him in - I’d never even met him before he asked me out. I think that’s what hurt the most the night he defended my SIL, he broke my trust and I am having a hard time letting that go. He did it so easily, and I don’t want to get close enough to be in a position for him to do it again.
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