Posts tagged "toxic relationships"

Check Your Vibes: How To Set Boundaries With Emotional Vampires

Most of us have at least one person in our lives who leaves us feeling drained after every interaction with them. This person is usually a family member or close friend, someone you care about deeply enough to try to look past their tendency to stomp all over your personal boundaries. They expect you to drop everything to…

Claire Hannum / April 27, 2015

Girl Talk: On Cutting Ties & Letting Go Of Toxic Relationships

For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted people to like me. For years, I tried to please everyone, tried to juggle countless personalities and identities, hoping to please everyone and be universally liked. I tried to be everything to everyone, to the point where I didn’t know who I actually was. But a…

Lauren Rankin / August 14, 2013

The 8 Dumbest Reasons To Stay In A Toxic Relationship

There’s a reason why some relationships are classified as bad, and others are classified as toxic. A bad relationship is bad on Tuesday and still bad on Saturday, but a toxic relationship is bad on Tuesday and on Saturday it’s even worse. It affects you. You need to get out not just because you aren’t…

TruTV / July 9, 2012