Tag Archives: toxic people

We all have better things to talk about

  I cannot tell you the number of times I would sit down in a therapy session and start out by sharing the latest bit of mean petty crap someone had been saying about me and how hurt I was … Continue reading

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Of course I’m the problem!

In an effort to belittle me someone said to me one day, “Your in-laws hate you and you speak to only a handful of your own family members. Haven’t you considered that you’re the common denominator here and that the problem … Continue reading

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I put on their Shoes and found Understanding

There’s an old saying about walking a mile in their shoes before you judge someone. It would be awesome-great if people actually had to do this, but they don’t and most of them don’t have what it takes in their … Continue reading

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ghosting…Boo!

I have written many articles in the past about the benefits of quietly exiting a relationship that has become toxic due to the discovery personality disorders and abusive behaviors. Recently I saw a new term for this exit called ghosting. I … Continue reading

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A horse’s ass

“If one person calls you a horse’s ass, be curious. If three people … be reflective. After five people … buy a saddle.” ~Anonymous There are folks in this world that seem to think that just because a little time … Continue reading

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how I found the Pattern

When I started creating personal boundaries for myself, I had no idea what I was doing and it made me uncomfortable to think I would ever enforce them. But I stuck with it. Even when it made me grit my … Continue reading

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Prince Ea says “Take out the trash!”

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Nurturing a TOXIC relationship?

I have had a few occasions over the years when I was in the middle of doing or saying something I felt was heartfelt and good to someone I cared about, only to have them jump the gun and start … Continue reading

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the Last Word

I realized today that some folks are so filled with hatred and self loathing that they are more interested in having the last word than they are in making amends of any sort. They are so blind with madness that … Continue reading

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building a Mansion

This is something everyone, men and women, can benefit from knowing. You’re happily moving along, living your life and having a good time when suddenly someone out there decides you need to be taken down a notch, or two. So … Continue reading

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