“Until you let go of all the toxic people in your life you will never be able to grow into your fullest potential. Let them go so you can grow.” – DLQ
According to psychology today a toxic relationship is any relationship that is unfavourable to you or others. It is important to know that relationships are very crucial to your progress, who you walk with really determines how far you will go in life. Let me tell you a short story
Charles and Ini had been friends for some months now they met at an event organized by one of Charles’ client, he sat beside Ini they got in small talks and they just knew they had to be friends because there was a chemistry. Charles got her contact while he was leaving and the rest they say is history.
They grew quite close and they became best of friends, two months later they started dating and life was so much fun but three months into the relationship Charles was not finding it funny, it felt like the damsel he knew has changed. She was so cranky and never stops nagging, she keeps demanding and he couldn’t take it anymore when all his efforts to make her happy was always thrown away he just never got it right with her.
He told himself he was going to endure after all they are in love with each other but he never understood that the relationship was toxic and it was already affecting his progress. He started losing female clients because Ini keeps chasing them away with her attitude, she would always claim he was cheating. The last straw that broke the camel’s back was when Ini slapped him because he kept her waiting for some hours, she didn’t even give him a chance to explain she slapped him and walked out. He had to let go of the relationship, he loved her but he knew the relationship was already affecting every area of his life. She came back begging but he had to let go, she cried but he knew having her is toxic to his dreams and even his life so he had to let her go.
Yours might not even be a dating relationship it could be purely platonic whatever relationship is affecting your peace then it is time to let it go, stop wasting your time and energy over relationships that will never work.
Nothing is worth losing your peace over, your friends should relive you of life’s stress and not add to it. Stop trying to please somebody, don’t exchange your growth for a relationship. The world needs you and you can’t afford to be stuck and remain stagnant.
Don’t be scared to walk out of a toxic relationship, you deserve more and you deserve to be happy. Be like Charles and make that decision it could hurt but you would look back and be glad you took that step!
Cheers to a productive week!
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