Convert "What should I do?" questions to "How will I do the thing I'm most afraid of?" and see how you feel.
People* are in the mood for something with relatively low stakes, right? *Me, I'm People
Nobody loves separating the books and dishtowels, but when it's time, it's time.
If you need to go, go.
When someone who can't say no and someone who won't take no for an answer become friends and form an awkward puzzle of dysfunction.
The problem with ultimatums is sometimes people take you up on them.
Are you overreacting or are you just reacting to evidence of observed behavior and patterns?
Just because you're judging yourself inside your head, it doesn't mean that other people are participating.
An invented girlfriend as an excuse to say "no" is in no way LESS of an impediment than an actual jealous girlfriend?
Your partner's ex, your partner's friend group, your partner's life choices are your partner's job to manage.