If You Value Yourself, You Will Walk Away From Them Forever

Girl who values herself
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Don’t keep people in your world who cancel plans at the last second, who ignore texts, who treat you like a second choice when you deserve to be considered a first priority.

Don’t keep people in your world who make you nervous, who bring you unneeded stress, who make you feel like you have to tiptoe around them to avoid starting another argument.

Don’t keep people in your world who make you feel like you aren’t good enough. Like you are difficult to love. Like you are bothering them with your attention.

Don’t keep people in your world who are unpredictable. People who send mixed signals. People who show you a different side of them every time you talk, so you’re never sure if you’re going to get the good or the bad.

Don’t keep people in your world who make empty promises, who break their commitments, who never actually mean the words when they apologize.

Don’t keep people in your world who are able to look you in the eyes and lie or go behind your back and cheat. People who are able to hurt you without feeling guilty about what they have done.

Don’t keep people in your world who only talk to you after midnight, when they need a favor from you, or when they want you to listen to them vent about their life — even though they never ask you how your life is going.

Don’t keep people in your world who expect you to keep giving more and more to them, even though they never return the favor. People who don’t care whether your relationships is balanced or one-sided

Don’t keep people in your world who encourage you to hate yourself even more than you already do. People who make you feel unsure and insecure. People who are meaner to you than the voice inside of your own head.

Don’t keep people in your world who act like they are doing you a favor by spending time with you, people who act like they are out of your league, people who think more of themselves than of you. 

Don’t keep people in your world who talk and never listen, who think the world revolves around them, who believe the universe owes them something.

Don’t keep people in your world who put themselves first in every situation, who never think before they speak, who never consider how their actions impact others.

Don’t keep people in your world who fail to appreciate you. People who disregard and disrespect you. People who are unable to see your beauty.

Don’t keep people in your world who don’t deserve your love. People who take advantage of your kindness. People who have no clue how lucky they are to have you in their life.

If you value yourself, then you will walk away from the people who are only bringing you down. The people who make your days drag. The people who are holding you back instead of letting you flourish. TC mark

The truth is that you can be struggling and still be loved.

You don’t have to solve your whole life tonight. You just have to show up and try. Focus on the most immediate thing in front of you. You’ll figure out the rest along the way.

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