A toxic person can drain you mentally, physically, spiritually, and financially. They generally take more than they give and will often do things to hurt you. If you often feel bad after interacting with someone, you may be dealing with a toxic person. I have had my fair share of toxic relationships and made the decision that I will only allow positive and supportive people in my life. Pay attention to how you are being treated and how you feel, that can tell you a lot.
Here are some signs of a toxic person:
- Drain your energy
- Leave you feeling bad
- Always have something negative to say
- Full of drama
- Don’t really want to see you happy
- Users and takers
Do you know anyone that fits this description? You can encounter toxic people in any area of life from home to work and every place in between. It's important to recognize them so that you are able to handle them accordingly.
Take a look at yourself and your relationships. Make sure you are surrounded by good, loving people.
If you discover some toxic relationships, here's how to deal with them.