A toxic relationship is one the most painful situations that life can ever hand us, and leaving one can be even more so. This doesn’t mean that it’s the end of the world, just think of it as your new bigger, brighter and of course better beginning. At the end of it all, these relationships can leave us feeling victimized, so here’s how you can let leaving a toxic relationship make you instead of break you.
It’s important to know that these things happen
One thing that you need to realize is that people come and go, and their presence in our lives will leave a mark. With toxic people, this mark can actually be a wound. Fortunately, time will heal your wounds, just remember that the pain won’t lasts forever.
You are not alone
You are not the center of the universe. Whatever has happened to you has happened to millions of others. Use your situation to reach out and form bonds with those who know how you feel and can give you appropriate advice.
There’s a lesson in all of this
When life throws you lemons, make lemonade. Think of why you stayed in the relationship as long as you did. This will stop you from making the same mistake twice.
Leave the past in the past
Don’t waste time pondering the situation. Instead, be productive and focus on your goals for the future. This is a great way to be successful while separating yourself from heartbreak.
Cut them out of your life completely
Do not communicate with this person under any circumstance. Keeping them around gives them a chance to re-enter your life and start that unhealthy cycle all over again.Don’t answer the phone if they call, don’t respond to their texts, unfollow them on social media.
Surround yourself with those who care
Spend time with people who will be there for you when you need a shoulder to lean on. Take therapy if you need to, this is not a sign of backing down, just that you want to better yourself.ry it out.
There’s no shame in letting your tears flow. Cry for as long as you want, as much as you want. Don’t hold your tears back because that will only make you angrier over time, not to mention your frustrations might surface when you least expect it.
This makes you more in touch yourself.
You might’ve burned a bridge, but that fire only lights the way. Your situation will make you realize what you don’t want in life. You’ll know what types of people to avoid and when it’s time to walk away.