Toxic People and Relationships

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Toxic People & Relationships We all have people in our lives that have profoundly harmed us. Sometimes the situation with this other person has changed. You may have forgiven them and they may even have taken ownership and expressed remorse for their harmful actions. Other times, the same harmful behavior goes on with no change or responsibility. Those kinds of people are defined as toxic. Toxic people should be avoided at all cost because they will eventually suck the life out of you. Nothing! Absolutely Nothing good comes from being in any kind of relationship with a toxic person. A toxic person is someone who complains all the time, blames you for their problems, drains you of your energy and dumps negative feelings on to…show more content…
It never hurts to tell people how you feel. So when you notice the shift from good to bad, let the person know something just happened and this is not feeling good for you now. 5. When a shift happens, stay in that moment with the person and talk about. That conversation can make a huge change in itself for both of you. Remember, you can choose to get rid of some of the toxic people in your life completely or simply choose to change the way you act around them and see what happens. If changing your actions doesn’t work, then next time take different actions and notice what you learned. Stick with it until you’re happy with the outcome.”(Sharon) So now that it’s the end of my speech you should know how to spot at toxic person, know how to avoid them and also how to cut them out of your life entirely. Conclusion: You can’t change other people’s behavior but you can change if and when you respond to their behavior. Works Cited Colier, Nancy. "Letting Go of Toxic People: When Staying in It Is Not More Spiritual." The Huffington Post. 27 Feb. 2013. 04 June 2013 <>. K, Sharon. "Self Help Wellness." Self Help Wellness. 2013. Self Help Wellness. 04 June 2013
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