You are allowed to terminate your relationship with toxic family members. You are allowed to walk away from people who hurt you. You are allowed to be angry & selfish & unforgiving & don't owe anyone an explanation for taking care of you.

I love people who are loving, but from a distance, so other family members won't involve them in a dispute. Because some members act like people have to choose a side or religion over a member of the family.

Make your life the best life, whether or not that includes family. Those of us from a toxic family can definitely understand this!

oh my have I had a dose of poison over this life time. Toxic Family Members - 10 ways to Rescue & Save Yourself

I know a whole family that lives like this!! So convenient...never have to be accountable for anything!!

Beware of 'Toxic Amnesia' it's where the toxic person pretends to not remember events or conversations. It's done to create chaos & doubt in the victim. It's also called "gas lighting.

One of the hardest decisions you can make is to remove yourself from a toxic relationship.

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One of the hardest decisions you can make is to remove yourself from a toxic relationship with your parents. At some point you have to acknowledge the verbal and mental abuse they put you through even if they refuse to take accountability and move on.

Deciding to let go of a toxic person is difficult, but choosing your happiness and walking about from a toxic family member is a hard and brave decision.

Time to make a break & let go of toxic people in your life?

“You don’t ever have to feel guilty about removing toxic people from your life. It doesn’t matter whether someone is a relative, romantic interest, employer, childhood friend, or a new acquaintance —.

To caution my daughters: some people can be this way. Narcissist. Narcissistic Abuse. Emotional Abuse. Psychopath. Sociopath. Divorce. Narcissistic Divorce. Gaslighting. Verbal Abuse. Psychological Abuse. Manipulation. Financial Abuse

Happened to me three weeks after the wedding and the abuse and lies and demeaning never stopped. I never received an apology, and I'm sure I never will.

You can love them, forgive them, want good things for them... but still move on without them.

If anything is meant to be it will be, I only hope he sees the all your beauty and everything in you that I did, and appreciates it and shows you every day in every way.

you are just a family of enablers allowing the monster you feed to go after one victim after another

Best thing I ever did is walk away from the constant drama. Can't believe how much truth this speaks, I've always been made to be he monster when the one spewing the hate and lies.

The people in your life should be a source of reducing stress. Not causing more of it. Change your outlook #positivity #livepositively

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and it's a heartbeaking when you realize the ones that manage to create stress in your life the best, are family members.