Growing up in a toxic environment can scar you for life. Living with toxic parents or siblings means living with someone who ignores your basic needs, disregards your feelings, manipulates you, interferes with your life’s choices and decisions minimizes your achievements, and scapegoats you.
Living with a toxic family member can negatively affect you on so many levels. It can undermine your self-esteem, make you feel a constant need to be validated and accepted by others, prevent you from establishing boundaries, and make you neglect your emotional needs.
Cutting ties with a toxic family member is not easy. It can be painful because, after all, they’re your Family. But, when living with someone causes you stress and makes your life miserable, sometimes the best thing you can do to protect your health and save yourself is to cut that person out of your life.Read more on curiousmindmagazine.com