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Let’s talk about toxic people

Let’s talk about toxic people

Toxic people are everywhere, and they can make your life miserable. Whether it’s a boss or a friend, toxic people will try to manipulate you into doing what they want. It can be difficult to tell whether someone is toxic or not, but there are some signs that might help you determine whether this person is actually worth your time. Let’s talk about toxic people.

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Toxic people don’t always make themselves known.

Toxic people are hard to spot. They can be charming and charismatic, or manipulative and passive-aggressive. They might make you feel guilty for wanting to spend time with other people, or they might accuse you of being jealous if someone else gets more attention than you do.

They’re often very good at making others feel like their problems are their own fault. And that the toxic person has no part in it at all.

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What is a toxic person?

A toxic person is anyone whose behavior adds negativity and upset to your life. Many times, people who are toxic are dealing with their own stresses and traumas. To do this, they act in ways that don’t present them in the best light and usually upset others along the way.

You can’t change a toxic person, but you can change how you deal with them.

You can’t change a toxic person, but you can change how you deal with them.

There are a few things that might help:

  • Set boundaries. It’s okay to say no, even if the other person doesn’t like it. You don’t have to be friends with everyone in your life–and if someone is making your life miserable by being mean or manipulative, then maybe it’s time for some distance between the two of you (or maybe even an outright break).
  • Try not to engage in fights or arguments with toxic people; this only gives them more ammunition against you later on! If they start accusing or criticizing, try saying something like “I don’t appreciate being spoken to this way” as calmly as possible before walking away from the situation entirely if necessary until things cool down again between all parties involved.”

Toxic people will make you feel like you’re being attacked.

Toxic people will make you feel like you’re being attacked. They will try to make you feel bad about yourself, guilty, and crazy. They’ll do whatever they can to get under your skin and make life difficult for you.

Why does this happen? Because toxic people have no empathy for others. It doesn’t matter if someone else is having a bad day or going through something difficult in their life. They don’t care because their only concern is themselves!

Toxic people are often insecure and jealous of others.

Jealousy is a normal part of human nature. It’s the feeling that arises when we’re threatened by someone else’s success or happiness. And it can be a positive force in our lives. If it prompts us to improve ourselves and reach out to others.

However, jealousy can also become toxic when it causes us to do things like lash out at others or feel inferior because we aren’t someone else’s equal. Toxic people are often insecure about their own success and may even feel threatened by other people’s achievements (or simply feel jealous).

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Some toxic people are narcissists or sociopaths and don’t care about other people’s feelings.

Some toxic people are narcissists or sociopaths and don’t care about other people’s feelings. They might be charming at first, but then they’ll turn into a completely different person once you’ve fallen for them. Narcissists can be jealous of other people’s success and may want to control everything in their life. They might not care about how their actions make you feel, either–they just want what they want! Some narcissists even lie to get what they want (which makes it hard for anyone around them).

If someone is making you feel bad about yourself, that’s not normal.

If you’re being made to feel bad about yourself, that’s not normal. You should be able to trust your friends and family. They’re supposed to have your back. If someone says something hurtful or makes fun of you, they’re not being a good friend.

You also shouldn’t feel uncomfortable expressing yourself around people who care about you; if someone tries shaming or criticizing the way in which you express yourself (or even just flat-out refuses to listen), it’s time for them to go. Your home is supposed to be a safe space where no one can make fun of how much time went into making those curtains for your windowsill desk lamp thingy. And if it isn’t currently feeling like that place? Then maybe it’s time for an upgrade!

And finally: You should always feel good about yourself! If someone makes comments that make it sound like they don’t believe in what makes YOU special as an individual human being? That person doesn’t deserve any more of YOUR precious time or energy because clearly, their priorities aren’t straight.”

If you’re dating someone who is telling you what to wear and how to act. They may be a toxic partner.

If you are dating someone who is telling you what to wear and how to act, they may be a toxic partner.

Someone making you feel bad about yourself on a regular basis, that’s not normal. If someone makes you feel like they are attacking the way that you look or act, then they’re probably toxic.

Even if someone is important to you, it’s ok to set boundaries and insist on respect.

Toxic people are a bummer, but you don’t have to let them ruin your life.

It’s important to set boundaries and insist on respect from your friends and family members. You can’t control their behavior, but you can control how you react to it. It’s not your job as a friend or family member to change someone else; it’s your job as a person who cares about the other person (and wants them in their life) to set limits on how much toxicity is acceptable for both of you.

If someone is toxic in their relationship with you. Whether they’re an ex-lover or just an acquaintance. It’s time for some tough love: Don’t let them make you feel bad about yourself!


If you’ve ever had to deal with a toxic person, you know how difficult it can be. But if you’re willing to take a step back and look at the situation objectively, there are ways to deal with them effectively. The first thing is knowing what signs to look out for in order not just avoid but also avoid being drawn into their web of negativity in the first place!

2 thoughts on “Let’s talk about toxic people

  1. One thing I learned about dealing with toxic people is as you mentioned- don’t waste your time arguing or getting your point across. Just leave, don’t waste your energy!

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