10 Quotes About Toxic People

10 Quotes About Toxic PeopleEveryone has toxic people in their lives to one degree or another. They can be friends, relatives, coworkers, or just people we “see” daily on social media. Some people are just negative, and keeping them in your life will only guarantee that their negativity and toxicity will bleed into yours.

It is true that nobody in this life can make you happy or unhappy – that is entirely up to you, but there are always folks who can still bring you down. So what is the best way to deal with all of their negativity and toxicity?

Unfortunately, that answer is never cut and dry. However, here are 10 quotes about toxic people and how to deal with them:

“Until you let go of all the toxic people in your life you will never be able to grow into your fullest potential. Let them go so you can grow.” – DLQ

“You don’t ever have to feel guilty about removing toxic people from your life. It’s one thing if a person owns up to their behavior and makes an effort to change. But if a person disregards your feelings, ignores your boundaries, and continues to treat you in a harmful way, they need to go.” – Daniell Koepke

“Don’t let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out.” – Robert Tew

“Remove the toxic people from your life and surround yourself with people that lift you up and challenge you to be better.” – Author Unknown

“Save your skin from the corrosive acids from the mouths of toxic people. Someone who just helped you to speak evil about another person can later help another person to speak evil about you.” – Israelmore Ayivor

“Don’t let toxic people infect you with the fear of giving and receiving one of the most powerful forces in this world… LOVE!” – Yvonne Pierre

“The toxic behaviors were there before you decided to enter into relationships with them. The signs were there.” – P.A. Speers

“Letting go of toxic people in your life is a big step in loving yourself.” – Hussein Nishah

“Letting toxic people go is not an act of cruelty. It’s an act of self-care.” – Author Unknown

“Toxic people spread their toxin to you and then you, in turn, become a wasteland like they are.” – Body Focus

The solution appears to be unanimous that the best thing to do is to do whatever you can to remove toxic people from your life. Fire Them! That’s right, fire them! It is always your choice as to whom to include in your inner circle. Just because you are related by blood or bonded as family, or you attended the same high school or are connected by a paycheck; it is up to you to regulate how much of an influence and impact they have on you and your life.

You can always unfollow the people on Facebook who are always wallowing in negativity. Limit your exposure to “friends” and coworkers who bring you down. If you have to, only deal with family members who are negative in measured doses and do so only within the limits that you are comfortable.

Never forget that you have the option to fire the toxic people who are in your life especially if there negativity is having a harmful affect on you. The choice is always yours so why choose to tolerate it when you always have the choice to let them go?

How do you deal with the toxic people in your life? What measures have you taken to protect yourself and to prevent the poisons of others from becoming your own?

Andy Wooten M.A. Counseling – Certified Life Coach – Aspen, Colorado

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