Ever been so annoyed wih someone or something that you reach your limit? You know what I'm talking about... when you're just so fed up that you can't take it anymore? I felt that way after ending a toxic friendship. It was such a relief when it was over. There had been a string of bad behavior and one day I hit my breaking point and thought, That's it. I'm done. Don't forget: There are also times when you make a choice only to learn your lesson rather quickly, too!
After Redditor ROYALTYAVE asked the online communiy, "What's one thing that made you say, 'Never again' and why?" people shared their stories. I found myself cringing as I read some of these submissions because hey, I can't say I blame any of the people involved!
"I applied and got in..."
Law school. I applied and got in because my parents thought I would be a good fit. I stuck out the first year because I was heavily influenced into thinking my career paths only included law, engineering or medicine. After the first year I was miserable and depressed, dropped out and now I'm doing something that I'm passionate about and is less saturated than law. My dad is still trying to convince me to pursue a JD.
"I'm not going through that..."
Getting an endometrial biopsy. Worst pain of my life. If I ever get cancer they can just take the whole damn uterus out, I'm not going through that again without anesthesia.
"Almost ruined my life."
Alcohol and Cocaine. Almost ruined my life. Started drinking at 16, started doing coke at 26, and took till I was damn near 41 to quit. Dumped my last baggie of blow out beside my garage 23 years ago and haven't touched the stuff since.
My ex. We were giving long distance a shot, it was an on and off relationship for like 3 years. I traveled 18 hours to see him only to find out he had been cheating on me and no one from his circle even knew I existed. I cried for a straight 18 hour bus ride back home. Never again.
Living with a couple. Roommates suck in general but a 3 times in my life I split an apartment with a couple and it was awkward at best, and truly miserable when they fought.
"I went on an overseas trip..."
Go on an overseas tour with a close friend. Always do a mini trip or spend a weekend with them exploring a new place to test the waters. I went on an overseas trip with someone who was constantly late, couldn't pay for anything, didn't want to do any of the activities we had planned, sulked around...the list goes on. We had completely different travel styles. She wanted to sleep in...I wanted to organise things, be on time and plan ahead. Basically our travel styles just did not mesh. I ended up having such a bad time I booked a flight home. Would never again go on a holiday with her again or any friend with a similar personality. Never again.
Selling plasma 2x a week. Sure, it seems like free money to mess around watching tv and getting free cookies. But after a few months it occured to me that me constantly feeling exhausted wasn't me not sleeping enough. It was me missing tons of blood.
I think it's something every young person should do... once. People suck, especially with our BS culture of "the customer is always right."
"Open up my home..."
Open up my home to help someone. She ended up being a manipulative miserable cuss of a person who made my and my children's lives miserable. My husband (now ex) refused to see beyond her vagina and ignored his own kids' pleas for help. Kids and I moved out and he's now miserable and alone with no relationship with his kids. She left him at the first sign of his financial troubles.
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