Toxic Tuesday: Attack of the Toddler Trapped in an Adult Body

Carolyn Deevers


Today’s post is for those of you who are in the middle of a toxic relationship with a bully who takes delight in wielding power over you, treating you like you are a child in need of correction, using harsh tones and statements, attempting to force you to their standards (not God’s), making false statements against you to your face or harassing you any chance they can find. They cannot stop; like a toddler throwing a temper tantrum. It is who they are and not just what they do.

Proverbs 25:28 (NIV)

 Like a city whose walls are broken through
    is a person who lacks self-control.

Today I want to focus on how you can avoid being caught up in the heat of the moment.

Many times I have lost control over an injustice, conflict or ill spoken word by yelling, over reacting, using sarcasm or saying something I…

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