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Aug 042009
 
Peer pressure and toxic relationships

Reading Time: 7 minutes Peer Pressure and Toxic Relationships Excerpt from The Toxic Relationship Self-help Kit: Love them, but LEAVE them By Maria Mar(c)2009 Terrified Tweeter jumped from branch to branch, tweeting as hard as she could. Her friends, scared of the terrible danger that the small bird announced, stayed safely at a distance. They admired Tweeter’s courage. Such a tiny bird, staying on the same tree as that mean predator, Haughty Hawk. What courage! Small as she was, Terrified Tweeter was relentless. Her tweets were so loud that her whole body shook with their resonance. Meanwhile Hawk sat on a steady branch at the other side of the Ancient Tree, meditating. But it was hard to meditate with all the racket that the tiny bird was creating. Haughty Hawk was annoyed. Why was the bird so scared now, when they had co-existed peacefully for years? “I thought she was my friend,” Haughty Hawk reflected. “Go figure these tiny tweeters. They are always scared.” Haughty Hawk had also been scared as it grew up in the noisy city, with the Two-legged predators so nearby. [Read more.]


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