My wife is this to me. This is what made me want to be a better person voluntarily. The other two nagged, bitched, and I dreaded going home. My Sugrabritches has given me this gift, and I've become a person who will never push her to leave.
We feel angry and embarrassed when we are sucked in by someone who lies and manipulates. We resent the time, energy and love we offered them in good faith because it was all for nothing. They don& even appreciate what they took from us because it is.