First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win. – Mahatma Gandhi
Being treated like a doormat sucks.
It can happen for no apparent rhyme or reason; people using you, treating you like a dogsbody, walking all over you or not thinking about what you want or what’s best for you. The trouble is, the more it happens, the more you feel like you can’t change it; the more it happens the smaller you get.
Here are some practical ways that you can stop being treated like a doormat, and start being treated with respect.