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Toxic Positivity is the belief that, "if you just stay positive, you will overcome any obstacle," to such a degree that you invalidate natural emotional responses and the person having those feelings.
Her Toxic Positivity left her friend feeling like his feelings were not important and he was overreacting.
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by Netrillian February 22, 2019
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Someone who used to be a potential girlfriend/boyfriend, but no longer is.
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Zack: No, she's an expotential. We never actually dated...
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An Internet-wide phenomenon of suppressing discourse such as constructive feedback, pointing out flaws and suggesting improvements. People making any of these are deemed rude, offensive, and are ousted to great lengths due to the mentality of the necessity of walking on eggshells and forcing positivity so as not to hurt anyone's feelings and create a facade of a perfect paradise.
People can't improve or face reality when toxic positivity prohibits anyone from calling out any problems they may have.
by notinusebysomeoneelse December 17, 2020
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