We don’t have to be awful to each other. We need to remember that these destructive values have been passed down and projected on us – but we do not need to act on them.
Prozac, Zoloft, Cipralex, Cymbalta, Zyban and beyond — there’s a long list of antidepressants, and an even longer list of people who are on them.
Find joy in simple things.
Tell them they are loved. Tell them to think of one person that they will survive this for. Tell them they can talk to you.
It’s 1:30 pm and the world is ending.
Sometimes, I would message you and you’d leave me on “seen.” Did I say something stupid? Was that inappropriate? Were you done with me now?
It’s not because I’m weak. It’s not because I lack self-respect. And it’s definitely not because I am a victim.
You shouldn’t have to follow people whose posts are irrelevant to you, or who make you feel bad about yourself. Ultimately, being mindful of these kinds of people on your feeds and doing a social media clean-up every few months is helpful for your sanity.
I’m not barring myself from the possibility of love. I am simply not looking for it, and I don’t want it. Not right now.
When you leave your toxic relationship, you will better understand what kinds of people you want in your life. You’ll cross the dramatic, the controlling, and the rude off of your list and seek the kind, the open-minded, and the positive.