Navigating Toxicity and The Work

Navigating Toxicity and The Work

Watching the Season 3 finale of Insecure led me back to the thought I’d been having about toxicity vs. “the work,” of relationships and how do we know the difference?

“We had matching luggage and we put in the work.”

This statement was in response to Lawrence (Jay Ellis) telling his father (Harry Lennix III) that his parents relationship was “easy.” His father followed with the idea that we are a generation that doesn’t necessarily want to put in the work to have successful relationships.

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