If you still want to be with him - knowing he'll never be reliable and you're only doing it to have fun - you mustn't continue to be a clinging vine
41) While Alte behaved as a clinging vine
, supporting her husband through her frugality and wifely skills at home and reassuring him that he could farm successfully, he did not appreciate her efforts because she did not manifest the dependence and acquiescence that he expected of her.
Lacking in self-esteem, the Clinging Vine
constantly looks to others for guidance and validation.
rupestris behaves more like a self-supporting bush than a clinging vine
Her very weakness and dependence were dear to him and he loved to think of her as the tender clinging vine
, while he was the strong and sturdy oak.
I think your boyfriend feels like a trellis dragged down with clinging vine
One moment they are clinging vines
, attaching themselves to you like limpets, the next they are pulling away as they test their roots.
That fellow of mine literally stripped the clinging vines
right off the trees.
To soften these hardscape features, try using tall ornamental grasses with delicate leaves, or blend them into the landscape by planting clinging vines
such as fragrant wisteria.
We've seen off gold diggers, time wasters, clinging vines
and trollops - and he's been grateful.
Spectators cried out their hurrahs for peppy contingents or the few wonderfully outrageous single marchers (an Elizabeth I whose hooped skirt was an English garden, with trellis, clinging vines
, tiny statuary), but the wild applause was notable for how rarely it was elicited.