“They’re never the source of all the ‘drama’ in their life.”
Most toxic people leave behind a trail of drama because negativity fuels their identity. It’s an exhausting way to live. And if you hang around long enough, they will draw you in.
Why aren’t we, as consumers and members of the community, questioning that?
A manipulator is sufficient at placing the blame on anyone else besides themselves. In fact, they’re so good at it that they’ll have you almost certain that you’re the problem.
When I was 15, I met someone who changed my life.
If you are in a relationship where he doesn’t want his recent ex-girlfriend to know about your existence, leave.
“I was raped multiple times as a child and I’ve never had a real friend in my life.”
Gaslighting silences people. If someone loses the ability to trust their voice they become silent.
You don’t have to justify to anyone the reasons you didn’t leave right away.
There’s this thing we do when something ends: we focus on all the good parts.