The normalization of toxic relationships goes beyond just that. These toxic dynamics are also celebrated. No wonder we are confused!
We should keep this in mind when we look at general information: Toxic Relationships Are Not Part of This Conversation! The rules do not apply to abusers.
Do you know someone who’s so afraid of conflict that they’ll just not make any decisions or voice any opinions? This is utterly unaccommodating behavior.
When you do something to look after yourself you have a huge guilt trip? Is there part of you that things looking after yourself in selfish?
We can’t be constantly in survival mode while also trying to heal. So ask yourself if Facebook makes you anxious, maybe it’s time to take a Facebook fast.
Some days it is easier to self-care than others. Christine Judd and I talk about the things we do to get through the days when it is a little harder.
Everybody gets that. I don’t believe that anyone, any human being, doesn’t from time to time have a meltdown. Welcome to the human race.
Once you start thinking of self-care as a way to look after different aspects of your being, you open yourself up to creative ways to self-care.
As survivors our alarm bells go a little bit haywire.What we need to look for: Is this a toxic pattern or is this a one-off?
People often think of self-care as bubble baths and fancy chocolates, but I think that a much too narrow definition of the concept.