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There’s only so many times you can allow someone to let you down before you will no longer tolerate being disappointed. When things go wrong between two people, something has got to give. You get to the point where you get tired of being the only one trying to fix things, it’s not giving up, it’s realizing you had enough. You’ve got to do what’s right for you, even if it hurts.~ Brigitte Nicole

When Trying To Fix Things Is No Longer The Answer

You get to the point where you get tired of being the only one trying to fix things, it’s not giving up, it’s realizing you had enough.

It’s during the toughest times of your life that you’ll get to see the true colors of the people who say they care about you. Notice who sticks around & who doesn’t, & be grateful to those who leave you, for they have given you the room to grow in the space they abandoned, & the awareness to appreciate the people who loved you when you didn’t feel lovable. Bottom line: Be OK with giving the gift of your absence to those who do not appreciate & respect your presence.

Be Grateful To Those Who Leave You

It’s during the toughest times of your life that you’ll get to see the true colors of the people who say they care about you. Notice who sticks around and who doesn’t, and be grateful to those who …

You don’t need anyone’s affection or approval in order to be good enough. When someone rejects or abandons or judges you, it isn’t actually about you. It’s about them & their own insecurities, limitations, & needs, & you don’t have to internalize that. Your worth isn’t contingent upon other people’s acceptance of you. . . You’re allowed to voice your thoughts & feelings. . .your needs . . . to o remove anyone from your life who makes you feel otherwise. ~ Daniell Koepke

Who You Are Is Exactly Enough [pic quote]

You don’t need anyone’s affection or approval in order to be good enough. You exist, and therefore, you matter.

There are two kinds of forgiveness. The kind when you forgive and you give them another chance or the kind you forgive but you move on without them. Use them both wisely. ~ S.B

There are two kinds of forgiveness. The kind when you forgive and you give them another chance or the kind you forgive but you move on without them. Use them both wisely. ~ S.B

Closure happens right after you accept that letting go and moving on is more important than projecting a fantasy of how the relationship could have been. ~ Sylvester McNutt

Closure happens right after you accept that letting go and moving on is more important than projecting a fantasy of how the relationship could have been. ~ Sylvester McNutt

I have outgrown many things. I have outgrown relatives who gladly offer criticism but not support. I have outgrown my need to meet my family’s unrealistic expectations of me. . . I have outgrown those who take pleasure in gossiping and spreading negativity. . . I have outgrown trying to please everyone. . .  ~ Chanda Kaushik

I have outgrown many things. I have outgrown relatives who gladly offer criticism but not support. I have outgrown my need to meet my family’s unrealistic expectations of me. . . I have outgrown those who take pleasure in gossiping and spreading negativity. . . I have outgrown trying to please everyone. . . ~ Chanda Kaushik

A moment of anger could be a lifetime punishment.

A moment of anger could be a lifetime punishment.

A moment of anger could be a lifetime punishment.

Learn to use discretion in choosing confidants.

Learn to use discretion in choosing confidants.

This is like a donkey barbecue & you're furnishing the ass. ~ Dr. Phil

Donkey Barbecue

This is like a donkey barbecue & you're furnishing the ass. ~ Dr. Phil

"The whole point of empathy is to get out of yourself and stand in someone else's shoes and see things through their point of view." ~ Dr. Phil

"The whole point of empathy is to get out of yourself and stand in someone else's shoes and see things through their point of view." ~ Dr. Phil

Not every "sorry' deserves an "it's okay" in return.

4 Examples of What a Genuine “I’m Sorry” Looks Like - Kim Saeed: Narcissistic Abuse Recovery Program

Nothing is worse than an empty apology. Except, perhaps, the people who utter them. Learn what a real apology looks like in this article.

A relationship is a two way street. It's never all your fault or the other persons. You go into the relationship together and work through it all together.

A relationship is a two way street. It's never all your fault or the other persons. You go into the relationship together and work through it all together.

Quote #194286 by 'Unknown' was posted by lauranini123 on October 3, 2008.

It irritates me when someone tries to place excuses where effort is due. I don’t like hearing people whining about how they didn’t manage their time properly and place the blame on external factors

It irritates me when someone tries to place excuses where effort is due. I don’t like hearing people whining about how they didn’t manage their time properly and place the blame on external factors

Many a truth is spoken in jest.

Many a truth is spoken in jest.

There's no alternative to being yourself.

There's no alternative to being yourself.

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let noise of others' opinions drown your inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart & intuition. ~ Steve Jobs

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let noise of others' opinions drown your inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart & intuition. ~ Steve Jobs