Toxic positivity: When does a good attitude become unhelpful?

“I would sometimes say ‘I just want a minute to myself,'” Goins, of Knoxville, Tennessee, said. “People would be like: ‘Oh, you’ll miss it when they’re older.'” And that made her so mad. It’s not that she disagreed. But in those moments, Goins wasn’t looking for a reality check. Instead, she wanted acknowledgement that the […]