Your need to have the last word.
Habits That Are Ruining Your Conversations
Agency, independence and the ability to thrive on your own terms is very threatening to a toxic individual. Toxic people require that their victims be isolated – success, economic empowerment and a solid support network all threaten this, so they feel they have to take back the reins on the parts of your life that grant you a sense of stability and self-actualization.
As a human being, we have the power to choose our thoughts. Don’t allow your mind to be on auto-pilot mode. You are enough! You are great! You are beautiful!
Time is not something we are promised, yet we spend so much time wasting it.
Relationships take work. And the sky is blue.
You don’t own a home.
You’re not married.
You’re not even in a committed relationship.
You’re not pregnant at ALL. Let alone with #3, as you should be at your age.
We want it to be all about us and us alone. If you’re not with us, you’re against us.
She gets really upset when I ask her to mop the floors that have her new puppy’s shit smeared all over. And I mean ALL OVER. Posts Facebook statuses like “I should really stop being so nice” when I address these problems politely.
A roommate I had in college was a strange guy. This guy came from the other side of the country (I’m US). He went out at all hours of the night, never showed up for class, slept during the day, and drank more energy drinks than is healthy. His parents were worried about him, apparently, and hired a PI to trail him.
“He woke us up at 6AM fighting a mannequin in his backyard.”