When you witness someone engaging in negative behavior that is hurting another person, it’s important to take action. You can start by calmly speaking with the negative person and pointing out their hurtful words or actions. Let them know that their behavior is not acceptable and that it’s having a negative effect on the other person. If your words aren’t enough to stop the behavior, consider involving others like family members, friends, or authorities where appropriate. By intervening and helping the situation, you may be able to prevent future harm from occurring. Remember: harming another person with words or actions is never acceptable and should always be addressed. Taking action can potentially help those involved move forward in a positive direction.
Additionally, if you find yourself in a situation where someone is negatively impacting your life, don’t hesitate to remove yourself from the situation. Do what’s best for you and try to maintain a level of self-respect by not engaging with the negative person or their behavior. You may need to create boundaries such as blocking their phone number or social media accounts, avoiding certain places, or making it clear that you will no longer tolerate any form of abuse or disrespect. By standing up for yourself, you can help put an end to negative people hurting others.