“Perhaps you don’t know that inside me is an angry tiger clawing and snarling it’s way up through every nerve and fibre.
Perhaps you don’t know that the weight of the air on my skin feels like a storm thundering across me like a disease.
Perhaps you don’t know that each day’s sameness brings desperation that knows no bounds.
Perhaps you don’t know that my name is anxiety and although I may look like a person, I’m not.
I’m pain.” – itstimetogethonest 2018
“Peace of mind is a precious thing. Protect it at all costs!”
“It doesn’t matter who they are, toxic. Do yourself a favour and walk away.”
‘Be a bully, be a brute, but no one is listening as I walk away.”
‘I knew in my heart.
I knew in my soul.
It wasn’t me that was wrong,
everything was out of control.”
Perhaps the saddest thing about toxic relationships and long-term interactions with toxic people is that the victim will eventually believe that they are a victim with no way out.
Plus, they often end up gaslighting themselves because they ‘ve adapted to questioning themselves constantly as their default mindset.
“Re-learning healthy self-esteem and emotional strength is a long and difficult process. But you will be unstoppable when you succeed.”