And unlike her previous two boyfriends, Adam at least had a steady job and was faithful to her.
He was forever suspicious of others' motives, believing that people wanted to take advantage of him.
As a result, he was very critical of others, quick to find fault and point out their flaws.
" Well, one reason is that insecurity is not an all-or-none thing.
Some men, like Adam, are so severely insecure that it might be impossible to have a viable relationship with them.
Low self-esteem is tricky; the sufferer can distract himself or run away from it for years. Many times it will be confusing, and he may hurt you without wanting to. He hurts enough just being himself.) Here are some important things to remember: a cheat sheet to get you through tough times. He’ll never forget that you were the girl who helped him discover the greatest love in the universe.
He may not even realize that the darkness he feels is low self-esteem. If you love him, he will need you to get through it.
At first, Adam's criticism was fairly mild (though still annoying).
As time went on, however, Adam became very sarcastic, saying things like, "Don't you think you've outgrown halter tops?
: Grace quickly saw that Adam was someone who was easily deflated.