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How To End A Toxic friendship?

Ask Chandara No.2

By Chandara Tep, Reporter

This week’s question, “How to end a toxic friendship?” comes from another anonymous person. As we all know there are certain people in life that just aren’t nice to be around. These types of people are the ones that put you down instead of pick you up. Sometimes, these toxic people disguise themselves as your friends, and I’m here to tell you how to cut them out of your life. First, you have to identify them; are they constantly insulting you; telling you aren’t enough; never supporting you. If they are, I’m here to say you need to get rid of them. This can pose as a problem for some. Say that this toxic friend is a closer friend to one of your other friends. In this case, inform your good friend about the separation you and the toxic friend need. If they are truly are your friend, they would understand. If they question you or try to defend that toxic friend, drop them too it’s not worth hurting yourself to keep others happy. It’s variables like this that can create difficulty in cutting a toxic person out of your life. However, you have to cut them out. These people are nothing but diseases that will plague your life and bring you down. Confront the person, tell them that if they don’t stop the toxicity you’ll want nothing to do with them. This action has a lower amount of success but sometimes it works. If the person is beyond change, STAY AWAY FROM THEM! You know that person creates a field of negativity so just avoid them, they are no good.  You are a valuable person, and you do not need the toxicity. In the words of musical artist Gnash, “sometimes you gotta burn some bridges just to create some distance.”

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