If someone/something in your life brings you down, limits you, holds you back in any way…do not hesitate to cut it out of your life no matter how much it may hurt. Easier said than done 100% of the time but seriously, do not limit yourself for the sake of other people or other things. Do not sacrifice your happiness for something that will never be worth it. It may sound selfish, but the whole point of being alive is to be happy and share with others. The only way anyone can benefit or help anyone else is when they are happy themselves. Be a solid individual before trying to save the world. Learn how to be alone and be free and happy. Once you’ve accomplished that, it will automatically spill out of you and into the lives of those you love.