With a vision to one day stay at home with my family while still contributing financially, I started a small Etsy shop from a storage closet in college. Overtime, that small shop grew and evolved into a community for young women looking for practical tools to navigate life with grit, grace, and faith. So around here, you'll find resources and tools to help you steward your home, health, and work well.
So, your friend is dating a less than ideal guy. Their communication isn’t great. And the relationship is quickly turning toxic.
What’s a girl to do?
Have you ever been there? Feeling a bit helpless on the sidelines? While trying to decide if and when to intervene in love?
Sister, I’ve been there. And truthfully, I’ve been on both sides of this situation. The one trying to help and the one in need of some help.
Whether you have a friend in a bad relationship, a family member making poor decisions, or a loved one in situations that aren’t good for her – this episode is here to help.
In this Ask J series, listen in for my suggestions to the question, ‘What do you do if a friend is in a toxic relationship?’ You’ll learn my top tips on when to speak up, when to simply listen, and how to navigate the balance of both.
It’s never easy to confront a hard situation but asking yourself a few litmus test questions of your own motives and respecting the boundaries of others, you’ll be equipped to gracefully work through the conversation.
And I want to leave you with this little reminder:
It’s your job to love, not to be the hero.
Sister, ask questions, give her a vision of a healthy reality, listen intently, and love her well – that’s all any of us can ask.
JORDAN LEE DOOLEY
WRITING WORDS TO EQuip MODERN women in home and work
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Jordan Lee Dooley is a National Bestselling Author, Speaker, Small Business Owner, Podcaster, and Multiple Hats Wearer.