Toxic Friends (Why I am Happy I Lost them)

 

Toxic Friends (Why I am Happy I Lost them)…. So this year, I lost a few people that I once considered friends and I’m actually glad that I did!

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The Reason Why I am Happy, That I Lost A Few People That I Once Considered Friends.

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Toxic Friends (Why I am Happy I Lost them)…I had this particular friend, whenever we were alone, they would be the nicest friend to me but the moment others were around us. (People that we’ve only Just met for the first time). They would start belittling me and talking about my clothes, my face, anything and everything that they could find to insult me about.

The first time It happened, I brushed it off like it was nothing and halfheartedly laugh it off. But then, it started to happen more frequently, and the verbal abuse became harsher each time. I remember, I would go home and cry myself to sleep, feeling so worthless and down.


After a long talk with my partner, I found the courage to confront them. Yes! It made me feel a lot better, I even got an apology, which was good. However, that was short-lived, and the following week the insult started again.

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So I’m Dyslexic and for a long time, I was ashamed to say I was. I thought, being dyslexic was a curse and It took me a while, to open up about it.

I shared with them that I was writing a book, and they burst out laughing in my face, “you’re dyslexic, no wants to read your retarded books” Shock face. To say the least, I was hurt. I almost didn’t write my books.

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I had to sit down in front of the mirror and have a real long look at myself.  Analysing, my whole life and the type of friend I was to deserved this abuse. The problem was, I was so happy that I was making friends, that I was quick to overlook, what had happened.

From that day, I haven’t spoken to either of them. a month after my books were released I got a message from them saying, “I see your books are out, can I read one for free”.

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Toxic Friends: (Why I am Happy I Lost them).

The  Reason Why I am Happy, That I Lost A Few People That I Once Considered Friends. I am glad they did what they did because if they hadn’t. I would not have learnt to stick up for myself or deal with my fear. I also realise that I was the CEO Of My Life, and I learnt to Respect myself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves me, grows me, or makes me happy.  Now I can embrace the fact that I am dyslexic and proud

Evaluate the people in your life; then promote, demote, or terminate. You’re the CEO of your life!

Associate yourself with people who inspire you to be better, Not people who belittle you. 

Keep the people who ask smart questions, share lessons learned and what to do differently, and offer to help if a problem does occur. Get rid of the people who invariably forecast doom and gloom based solely on their bad experiences.

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Never think less of yourself, because of other people’s opinion of you. Always remember that anyone that tries to make you feel small, only do so because they already think so little of themselves. Don’t bring  yourself down to their level.

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Associate yourself with people who inspire you to be better. 

Keep the people who ask smart questions, share lessons learned and what to do differently, and offer to help if a problem does occur. Get rid of the people who invariably forecast doom and gloom based solely on their bad experiences.

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