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How To Get Free After A Toxic Relationship!

Many of us have been through this. Going through a relationship that wasn't good for us and staying long enough to find out why. However are you now ready to get out? Do you feel like the trauma from that relationship may be still effecting you today? Inside of this article post, we will discuss all this and more.

Many of us have been through this. Going through a relationship that wasn’t good for us and staying long enough to find out why. However are you now ready to get out? Do you feel like the trauma from that relationship may be still effecting you today? Inside of this article post, we will discuss all this and more.

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First and foremost, why is it even important to even talk about this? Maybe your toxic relationship ended years ago. Well would you believe me if I told you you could still being experiencing the effects of that relationship and it’s embedded into who you are today?

What is the definition of a toxic relationship?

Toxic relationship definition -A toxic relationship is one that makes you feel unsupported, misunderstood, demeaned, or attacked. A relationship is toxic when your well-being is threatened in some way—emotionally, psychologically, and even physically (verywellmind.com).

Now there may be different signs that indicate you either were or are still having the long term effects of a toxic relationship. Here are they below listed in no particular order.

  • Low self esteem and or bad self talk
  • Self sabotage
  • Fear to try new things
  • Repetitive Nightmares
  • Weight loss
  • Weight gain
  • Undiagnosed fatigue
  • Abnormal growths in your body

What does God have to say about your toxic relationship?

Well some questions you have to ask yourself is below.

Did God authorise that relationship for you in the first place?

Another thing is to consider working out your soul issues especially if you want to be married or in a healthy relationship. There’s a scripture that comes to mind.

3 John 1:2- Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.

Why can’t you move on?

There’s a great book called, “The body keeps score” that illustrates this well. Essentially it talks about how although our mind may forget or we may decide to try to move on, but if we haven’t really worked out our issues, our body will still manifest it.

Another reason is that you honestly haven’t talked about it with anyone. You know you are truly healed from something when you can either talk about it or the way in which you talk about it today.

What are the health impacts?

According to Netdoctor, “The impact of a toxic relationship on our physical and mental health can be significant and negative, says Wilkie. ‘Research shows that the physical effects include poor sleep, a higher risk of heart problems, high blood sugar levels, high blood pressure, obesity, weakened immune system and organ damage,’ he says.”

That’s why some of you blood pressure won’t go down despite all the physical interventions you’ve done because she’s still in you, he’s still in you. If all you did was just shove your feelings down and never dealt with it, you health is going to start deteriorate or show negative symptoms.

What should I do now?

Take action. Do each of these tasks below to help position you in the right direction.

  • Self care
  • Seek a therapist
  • See your medical doctor
  • Take time to read and learn more about what has happened to you.
  • Pray- pray for healing through it all.

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