People will judge you. People will tell you that you should love them, for you only get one set of parents. You need to know you don’t have to love anyone who doesn’t respect you. No matter the relation.
We are hyper-attuned – to everything. Changes in tone? Check. Micro-shifts in facial expressions? Noted. Gestures that contradict spoken words? Documented. We are emotional private investigators that are highly attuned to changes in our environment. We had to be in order to survive our childhood. Due to this, we are highly sensitive and intuitive to the needs of others, but we are also constantly on the lookout for what’s about to come.
I am finally ready to give up hope of us ever getting along. I am finally willing to let go of the idea of having a happy family.
You don’t owe them your time, your respect, or an answer to their text.
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.
If you can’t trust the person sleeping next to you, honey, they’re your enemy.
The children of narcissistic parents grow up in an invisible war zone and are programmed to self-destruct in these five devastating ways.
You feared putting yourself out there. You feared the risk of a broken heart.
How to unapologetically love yourself.
You love him, and even though he hasn’t been showing it lately, you know that he loves you too, so you decide to give him one last chance.