A toxic relationship is like a limb with gangrene: Unless you amputate it, the infection can spread and kill you. Without the courage to cut off what refuses to heal, you’ll end up losing a lot more.
I repeat, Without the courage to cut off what refuses to heal, you’ll end up losing a lot more.
Your personal growth—and in some cases your healing—will only be expedited by establishing relationships with the right people. Remember this can be any relationship romantic, social, at the job or in business.
There is a story about the scorpion who asked the frog to carry him across the river because he couldn’t swim. “I’m afraid you’ll sting me,” replied the frog. The scorpion smiled reassuringly and said, “Of course I won’t. If I did that we’d both drown!” So the frog agreed, and the scorpion hopped on his back with a great big smile…
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