The Virago
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The Virago

Standing Up For Yourself Doesn’t Make You Toxic

You just think it does.

Standing up for myself used to give me an emotional hangover. It left me with this brain dead feeling. The confrontation would just replay in my head for hours, nonstop. All I could do was sit there and watch it while second-guessing myself and wondering if I was the toxic person everyone always writes about. Wouldn’t you know, that’s exactly…

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