You don’t ever have to feel guilty about removing toxic people from your life. It doesn’t matter whether someone is a relative, romantic interest, employer, childhood friend, or a new acquaintance — you don’t have to make room for people who cause you pain or make you feel small. It’s one thing if a person owns up to their behavior and makes an effort to change. But if a person disregards your feelings, ignores your boundaries, and continues to treat you in a harmful way, they need to go.
Daniell Koepke (via internal-acceptance-movement)
It took me 24 years to figure this out, but once I did I was free.
woah it’s like this was meant to be on my dash tonight
And even if they say they’re sorry, you aren’t obliged to forgive them or let them back into your life.