Let Go of Toxic People

Don’t call me, don’t write. Don’t show up in the middle of the night. You know that we needed some time and space to breathe. This is letting go. -Sozzi

alone-beach-female-1198178When I hit 30, it was like I walked through a door into a world where I was done taking other people’s crap. It came on so suddenly, I was just done. I was done putting myself second to someone else’s needs. I was done always doing what the other person wanted to do. I was done with going along with someone else’s plans just because I didn’t want to hurt their feelings.

I sacrificed myself for so long, trying to please everyone else. I was definitely a people pleaser. The transformation was so swift, I went from going along with everything, to dropping my best friend of 11 years like it was nothing. Honestly, I loved her to the end of the world, but when I was done, I was done. I didn’t shed a tear, I didn’t play the petty game of caring what she was doing. I just ended it. Continue reading “Let Go of Toxic People”