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10 Tips to End a Toxic Relationship and Set You Free

It’s hard to fathom that someone we’ve been with for a long time could actually be toxic, but it happens. Sometimes love does blind us. 

Trapped in a Bad Relationship

We are never stuck anywhere, ever. We are not trees and besides, even trees can be uprooted. Too many of us make excuses as to why we can’t leave and why we have to stay but I call BS on all of it. 

Signs of a Toxic Relationship

Sadly, many of us don’t even realize we are in a toxic relationship. We simply accept this person’s behavior for what it is. 

10 Tips to End a Toxic Relationship 


Make the decision and stick to it  

Your partner will try to manipulate your decision, promise they will change, beg you to stay, etc. Don’t fall for any of it. 

Keep your distance 

Try to spend less time with your partner as you get closer to moving out. This way you will get used to being alone and so will they.  

Write out your feelings and reasons 

Sometimes we even doubt ourselves and ask ourselves why on earth we’re doing this. “Oh he’s not that bad” “I’ve been with him this long, what’s the point of leaving now”?