I Try And Avoid Toxic People

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 233 People


    I sherwood like to have all nice and morally sound and supportive people in my life. That's why I try to remove the toxins whenever possible. (((Laughs @ sherwood)))
    deleted deleted
    Mar 7, 2011

    The Journey Of Trying To Avoid Toxic People- Please Share Your Opinion

    I am a magnet for toxic people. I was always a passive, shy, people-pleaser, but I have wised up over these past four years. However, I am still encountering bad people, although I've become more firm over the past few years, and I eliminate them from my life within a month now...
    cali9999 cali9999
    Aug 4, 2013

    Toxic People

    Toxic people,Try to avoid 'em,They're not worth it,The hassles they cause,Enough to turn me off.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Mar 25, 2012

    Tricky Little Boogers

    They are so sneaky, it really is hard to spot them. They manipulate your feelings and actions and are proud of it. That should be a hint...but they hide their toxicity so well. Then you wake up one morning and BAMMMM, seemingly out of nowhere (but not really) the toxicity shows...
    natashamarie natashamarie
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Aug 2, 2010

    The Master Manipulator

    This friend I have known since we were 12 yrs old, back in high school. She was very outgoing, amazing person, but unfortunately that all had changed once she had meet her partner. He is a complete *******, idiot, or whatever else you could describe him.She definitely went down...
    eastsideswoman eastsideswoman
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 16, 2011

    It sucks when one of your good friends ends up

    being a toxic person. Every time I hung out with her, all she wanted to talk about was how unhappy she was with her appearance. It was always "I hate my hair" or "I'm so fat" or "why am I this ugly?". After trying so hard to convince her she really did have nice hair, she was...
    Jillbill8 Jillbill8
    22-25, F
    May 25, 2015

    I had to drop someone in my life

    who I really cared about because they were such a bad friend to me. I really loved this person, but I needed to let go and honestly I don't regret it. You just gotta move on sometimes
    sheridanlugo sheridanlugo
    18-21, F
    Dec 20, 2014

    Stay Away

    Thankfully, there have only been a handful of people in my life that I considered toxic to my well-being. Many of them were family members, and I have since disowned them. The others were fair-weather friends (to put it extremely mild), and I have removed myself from them as...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Apr 1, 2010

    I saw this and thought it was a good thing to

    post. I have to admit, I don't understand Toxic people but prefer to deal with positive people & influences!! 
    Kalena09 Kalena09
    51-55, F
    Nov 10, 2014

    Try To!!!

    i always try to avoid toxic people, and prevent them from entering into my life, but its not always possible, cos there just seems to be so many of them out there these days!!
    cowshed123 cowshed123
    36-40, M
    Mar 8, 2011

    I do my best to limit my exposure to toxic

    people, I find that it infects my life. I walked away from a friendship and found out that I didn't do it the right way. My godchild and and her siblings are some of my favorite teens and little friends, unfortunately their mom is toxic. I've known her a very long time, and...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear
    46-50, F
    1 Response Mar 2, 2014

    Toxic People

    I found a good tip when it comes to toxic people.Distance yourself from negative or toxic people.  If you can't remove them from your life, it's okay to be friendly with them and then shake off their negativity and escape to the safety of your favorite activities.  Listen to...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    1 Response Sep 11, 2011

    My So Called "sister"

    I was friends with this girl for a while. We were good friends for over 5 years but it seems as though, I got closer as a sister, she would use that to her advantage.We meet though a friend, of a friend. You know how it goes. She was an awesome person and we had so much in common...
    eastsideswoman eastsideswoman
    31-35, F
    Jun 16, 2011

    Ah boy...graduation..

    .I received an invite (from someone who is toxic) to her daughter (my godchild's) graduation party. Knowing full well how her "friendship" affects me, I've opted not to go. It was suggested to tell her I wasn't going. Which I did. The response "Why not". I can't understand...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear
    46-50, F
    3 Responses May 10, 2014

    I Have No Use For Overly Negative People

    I used to be one of these overly negative people myself till I read a certain book. I realized that the reason I was this way while I was growing up was because I was always around people who did nothing but complain about their problems and rain on my parade when I was...
    FactoPlast98 FactoPlast98
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 21, 2009
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