Breaking up with someone who was toxic is probably the hardest thing to do. You so dearly love this person, but they bring nothing good into your life. They suck you from the inside out until you are no longer able to identify who you are. Not to mention, your mental health can take a dip. My anxiety and depression were triggered from this relationship. It is okay if you have a mental illness. Anxiety and depression are a part of you, but they do not label who are you. You can survive this. Looking into the mirror wondering who this person is and when did I lose the spark and how did I become so dull? They diminish your self-worth, self-confidence, and ability to step outside of your comfort zone. It's been five months and I still struggle to know that I am worth it. I am worth a relationship that doesn't make me feel guilty about the choices I make. I am worthy of a partner who loves me for me. I deserve a relationship that pushes me farther instead making me stuck in one place and holding me back. So, if you are like me, and you are struggling everyday to justify that you are worth it - this article is for you. This article to tell you that YOU ARE WORTHY. You are deserve everything that you want in a relationship no matter what this other person has implanted in your head to make it seem otherwise. Toxic people live off the fact that they can manipulate others. You are not weak, you are not what they have made you to be. So take this chance, and step outside of your comfort zone. Make yourself into someone who you want to be. Make yourself into someone who your past self would look up to. Do this for them to show them that you are strong - you are worthy.