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Some lousy relationships we just can't quit. And often we don't know where our partner begins and we end, which can create pain and chaos. If our partner criticizes or walls himself off or lies or cheats or mopes or is just generally shitastic we often think it's our fault.
Where positivity remains, love, peace, and acceptance are certain to follow. While hatred and negativity whisper in corners, encouragement and optimism make their presence known. So press forth. Walk on. Rise up. Stand tall. Toxic energy can only move outward: it makes no upward elevation.
So give it a try, when your boss goes off on you, or your mother-in-law criticizes your mothering. Consider that an injured part of them makes them mean. Don't take it personally. Take a deep breath, detach.
You know who treats you poorly, you know who tears you down instead of building you up. What you may not know, is how to remove these toxic people from your life.