“One of the hardest things to do in life, is letting go of what you thought was real.”
“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.”
‘If you wish to be a warrior prepare to get broken, if you wish to be an explorer prepare to get lost and if you wish to be a lover prepare to be both.”
‘I knew in my heart.
I knew in my soul.
It wasn’t me that was wrong,
everything was out of control.”
“Destroy that part of you that searches for angels in places you know monsters exist.” – Erin Van Vuren
“Don’t waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.”
“Do your squats,
eat your vegetables,
wear red lipstick,
and don’t let boys be mean to you.”
“This morning I woke up and reminded myself that my soul is fucking beautiful, my mind is fucking powerful, my heart is made of fucking gold, and I’ve got so many damn good things going for me that I literally do not need anyone who isn’t going to love me the way that I fucking deserve to be loved.”
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.”