Dealing with Bad Apples

We all have relationships with colleagues, family members, or others who are close to us, that don’t work. Sometimes we know that this person is toxic. A bad apple. Their presence can cause us to close down and be unable to function effectively. Or we can find ourselves triggered into rage. We may find that we mirror their actions, and that can be particularly frustrating, giving us a sense of not being separate from the individual, and…