The one huge lesson I’ve learned after college: you have to remove toxic people from your life.
You probably have friends, whom you thought you would be pals with forever, but they weigh you down. But you can’t cut them out since you’ve spent so much time with and shared secrets. You think about the good things they have done for you.
But deep down, you know they’re causing more harm to you.
This is a hard lesson to learn.
I have had to do this because I didn’t see the point of pretending to want to be friends. This was made clear when I looked through my contact list on my phone. I scrolled down and realized that I had not talked to these people in months.
So, I decided to delete those numbers off my phone. It felt relieving. Then, I removed those people off my social media too.
After doing that, I wondered why I did not do it sooner. But I knew that I was scared to let go. I felt so comfortable having friendships I developed at the beginning of college.
At the end of the day, some friendships aren’t meant to last forever. Some friendships can actually be toxic.
You have to be willing to end them.