This sounds like the garbage that was fed to family members a few years back. The word toxic gave it away. I say think for yourself and stop letting people dabble in your brain. Families are often dysfunction and you my dears are just as toxic. Same blood
"It has taken years for me to understand why letting go felt so good. But it’s in the art of letting go that the answer lies. So choose something that’s holding you back, and simply let it go. (Insert pithy reference to Frozen here.)"
Staircase " Patterns are formed when ones structural element, or functional operation is placed in a manner that creates flow and change. The combined parts are different then the separate parts. Perhaps the patterns are already in existence,..."
1. Will you be hurting yourself more in the future if you stayed? 2. Is there a way that the past won't come back to haunt you one day? 3. Will you be okay one day if you see them again somewhere? 4. Do you have enough strength to let go of the memories? Answer these questions honestly and you'll know where you stand.
The most terrifying part of letting go is just before you loosen your grip. Once you let go, momentum will take over. Once you’ve made the move away from the things that are hurting you, the things that will be good for you will find you.