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Dealing with negativity

I guess we all have those people in our lives who make us feel small and worthless. They’re mostly relatives or former classmates. You know, those ex-schoolmates who went on to university and are doing quite well in life. While you’re still struggling to find yourself in the world, they already own a townhouse, cars and businesses.

How do you deal with their negative comments? Is it easy to forget that they have laughed at you behind your back because you are now a grandmother who owns absolutely nothing yet they call themselves your friend.

They call themselves Christians yet, daily they destroy you with words and they think you don’t know…

Some so called friends will drive us to depression

How do you deal with such people in your life?

The thing is, even if you stop talking to them, the words they have said about you keep playing in your mind. How do you let go and heal?

Do you have such people in your life? Who pretend to care, but they talk about you and call you lazy…

About Constance van Niekerk

Constance van Niekerk, (Connie V) is a creative writer, poet, music lover, spoken word artist, freelance writer, blogger and educator. She has contributed to several anthologies and published her own collection, Echoes of My Heart: A Poetry Collection available for purchase on all Amazon Stores Worldwide. Follow her on Twitter : @convanniekerk Connect with her on Facebook and Linkedin.


2 thoughts on “Dealing with negativity

  1. I don’t know anybody who makes me feel small.

    Furthermore, I would strongly dispute that owning “a townhouse, cars and businesses” makes somebody worth looking up to.

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by Mister Bump UK | Aug 4, 2021, 08:46

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