Though the reasons may vary, it’s pretty much guaranteed that you’ll end up dating or liking people who are completely wrong for you.
And it’s not something that only happens to young people. Even later in life, we can find ourselves in toxic relationships. It happens. We’re only human.
When you’re seriously into someone it’s easy to forget that you deserve to be loved completely, not partially or conveniently. Plus, as awful as toxic relationships can be, they often make you stronger in the end. Being heartbroken is no cakewalk, but it’s a rite of passage into the real world.
You’re a strong individual, and this is just a blip on the radar. When you look back on it you’ll have the confidence to know you were too good for the person you once desired to be with the entire time. Way too good.
Like all things in life, surviving a toxic relationship brings with it many valuable life lessons. Here are 10 of the most critical takeaways.