Been saying this for years, and it is absolutely true. I can finally smile again and sleep at night, because I'm not worrying about where I stand with someone who refused to let me go and was too chickensh*t to be honest with himself or me.
Toxic people will hurt you and then try to make you feel bad that you are mad or hurt or upset. It's known as blame shifting. Instead of taking accountability for their own actions, they blame others for having feelings. Abusive people do this