Reddit Users Share 15+ Popular “Self-Love” Phrases That Are Actually Toxic, and Over 68K People Agree

You might’ve heard people say things like, “Be who you are” or “Fake it ’till you make it.” But as it turns out, some of the most popular self-love phrases, when looked at a little closer, might actually be toxic. Reddit users weigh in on a few pieces of advice that can do us more harm than good. For example, it’s not true that once you fall out of love with someone, it’s the end, and you’ll never fall back in love again. In fact, giving the relationship another try might be worth it for some of us.

It’s always good to look at things from a new perspective, and we at Bright Side thought a little bit of introspection over the next few pieces of advice would do us all some good and further expand our open-mindedness.

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What’s a piece of self-care advice that you use in your daily life? Have you ever stopped texting people first so you could find out who your real friends are? Has anyone ever done it to you?

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