It’s not easy to survive mood swings or ups and downs of someone else. It can be a real challenge, especially when you are facing it on a regular basis or when you too are going through a rough phase in life. The other person might be ill or depressed but you still can’t be facing the brunt of someone else’s mood swings. You need to protect yourself from all such toxicity.
How To Protect Yourself From Toxic People
Do Not Take It Personally
Toxic people love to make others feel guilty. You have to understand that you have not done anything wrong to face such behavior. It is something wrong with the other person. Do not take things personally and try to ignore. This will save your confidence from getting hurt.
People Don’t Change
Such people are never going to change! No need to spend your time and energy on someone you know will never change ways. Never expect changes or even apologies from such people. The best you can do is suggest something and leave. The more you expect, the more hurt you will be.
As things turn unbearable and you cannot tolerate further, you should definitely speak up. Speak for your own peace. Such toxic people love to bully and belittle, do not always accept such behavior. Even if it is a social gathering and the situation gets difficult for you, just speak up.
Spend Time With Friends
It will not be easy to battle toxic people alone. This can be really exhausting. To stay away from this nerve racking exercise, its a good idea to spend time with people and friends. You will need more people who support you and make you feel happy.
If it has been tough for you mentally, take some rest. Sleep an hour extra. In order to tackle all such people you need to be proactive, creative and always be positive. With adequate sleep and rest, you will be able to manage all such toxic people.
Do Not Be The Victim
Toxic people want to take an advantage. You do not have to be the victim. You should never allow yourself to be victimized, especially emotionally. Just accept the truth, that these people are trying their best to hurt and you will not get hurt.