A Different Approach to Dealing With Toxic Relationships

Toxic relationships are so common that 84% of women and 75% of men report having had a toxic friendship at some time. And 80% of Americans say they’ve experienced emotional abuse in a relationship.

Believe it or not, there is a positive way to deal with every interaction without letting it blow you up inside.

Here are six ways to turn a negative interaction into something positive for yourself and possibly the toxic person as well.

If you can work them around to your perspective, you just might get them to understand themselves a little better. It will take time, patience, and loads of kindness and love, but those are the best gifts you can give a toxic person, and the more you give, hopefully, the more they’ll gain.

Be a Giver

Count Your Blessings

They’ll be so fed up with your gratitude that one of two things will happen, they’ll leave you alone after a while because they can’t stand it, or they just might learn to look at the blessings they too have to be thankful for.

If we can learn to show kindness and love when someone’s being nasty, people will be positively impacted.

Be the Change You Want to See

Good Boundaries Make Good Relationships

Boundaries are different for every person, but they are imperative to a healthy mental state and a better relationship. Sometimes they’ll offend people, and that’s okay.

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