Watch the video above and talk about it with a group or mentor. Learn more.

High-conflict people can destroy everyone in their path. Here's how to stay out of their way.

Key Points:

  1. A toxic person looks to blame others and is known for unmanaged emotions that can both scare and surprise others.
  2. Toxic people work in the extremes and their behaviors can be erratic and unpredictable.
  3. Avoid being the target of a toxic person by creating appropriate boundaries.

Quote This:

Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love. -Martin Luther King, Jr.

See Also: Communication, Friendship, Relationships

Talk About It
  1. What is your initial reaction to this topic? What jumped out at you?
  2. Identify some of the harder friendships you have in your life right now. Why are they hard?
  3. Do those friends have any of the toxic behaviors listed above? Explain.
  4. Have you tried to confront these toxic friends in the past? Explain.
  5. What qualities should you look for in your friends moving forward?
  6. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.