Originally from my blog:
Today, when it comes to dealing with toxic people, it easy to simply conclude that we should avoid them altogether.
But what if it’s not that easy?
How do you know for certain who is talking shit behind your back?
How do you know if they’re lying to you?
How do you know if they’re faking it just so they can make use of you?
What if most of us aren’t even sure what to do when it comes to dealing with toxic people?
Are you even ready to get rid of them?
What if you’re too scared?
What if you’re confused?
What if there are sacrifices you need to make?
When it comes to dealing with toxic people, you must know that toxicity is but a subtle thief.
It comes in silently. It sneaks around to to learn more about you first. It lies to you. Then it steals from you.
It may take a while to realize how deep you’re in it.
It may take a huge episode to realize your friends or family have changed and no longer are good for you.
It may take a ton of maturity and growing up before you dare to admit that you have been wrong all along.
It may take a shitload of manning the fuck up for boys to turn into men.
It may take an ugly situation for someone’s true colors to come forth as you see their deep, innate insecurities.
Whatever the case, people change all the time. People come and go.
For the unlucky ones, some permanent damage is done.
And it can be an okay thing. Just let go.
People are still everywhere.
Open your eyes today for the subtle, sneaky signs; the thieves.
If your friends, family or colleagues make you uncomfortable or have little tendencies to annoying, then speak up!
Do not let them walk over you and turn into full-fledged bullies.
And here’s the blunt truth: It’s your duty to make shit happen when it comes to dealing with toxic people.
Stop making excuses anymore for toxicity.
Speak up, say something and stand up for yourself against toxic people.
If it blows out of proportion, let them go and let them make their own mistakes.
Trust me, you’ll be a lot happier.
Good luck on dealing with toxic people out there.
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