When you have a deep desire to learn about what is in your highest good, you will listen to that quiet Guidance that speaks to you through your thoughts, feelings, images, and dreams, or even through the rocks and trees.
If you are limiting your freedom due to fear of someone else's violent behavior, then you need to find a way to leave the situation. Again, it is you who are trapping yourself by being in a relationship with someone who verbally or physically violates you for your choices.
Melanie was no longer exhausted and depleted, nor was she getting sick so often. By defining her own goodness, she no longer felt that she had to prove her love to anyone. She knew she was a loving person and she knew that she deserved to be treated with caring and respect.