Month: September 2019
Today I Lost A Friend (And I Caused It)
abuse, chronic illness, communication, control, emotional abuse, friendship, passive aggression, passive aggressive abuse, relationship, walk to wellness
Today I lost a friend, and I caused that loss. I’m sad. Actually, more devastated. She has been my very close friend throughout this year at university, but prior to that we were friends for about 3 years.
We were going to do a thing together, one that had major financial implications for me, and a lot of time investment from her. I decided it was not going to work for me, it was not something I wanted to do at all, I told her before she devoted herself to it. We’d both put some time into it, her more than I, and she’d put some money into it, but neither of us would lose a huge amount.
I decided it wasn’t going to work for me for a number of reasons, some of which were friendship problems (I didn’t think our friendship would survive the business relationship), and the…
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The Paradox of Toxic Relationships: The signs of manipulation by toxic people
mental health , relationship , toxic people
Do you feel choked in the presence of your partner, friend or relative?
you feel that your energy is drained and you just want to sleep?
you suffer financial crisis after coming into contact with a certain person?
Chances are high
you’ve encountered a toxic person in your life. You may have even realized this
“friend” or family member was no good (kudos to you!), but it can often be hard
to distinguish between feelings of love and friendship and feelings of guilt and
manipulation. Toxic people arereallygood at purposefully confusing us.
These three personalities,
Nancy Irwin- Psy.D.,
ofSeasonsin Malibu, as well asauthor, therapist
Varun Singh –CS Mentor,
Applied Behaviour science scholar
Shannon Thomas – general
badass survivorShannon Thomas, LCSW
Will show us to spot the
toxic people in our lives.
We have brought
you one of the most heinous…
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