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How Being the "Bigger Person" to Narcissists Only Harms You
It's time to stop being the bigger person when it comes to dealing with toxic people.
You’ve likely heard the phrase, “Be the bigger person.” But what does that actually mean? The concept of being the “bigger person” is usually a control tactic as it is never issued to the perpetrators, only the victims. You are likely already a very mature, empathic, introspective and compassionate person who thinks about how your actions affect others. Being the “bigger person” when used by bullies and enablers is code for: turn the other cheek, don’t speak out, and take this mistreatment passively…