Grandpa always told the girls "Don't get into too much trouble!"... to which Kristine mumbled under her breath, "You mean, don't get caught...!". Grandpa always laughed, with a all-knowing twinkle in his eyes.
You are allowed to terminate relationships with toxic people. You are allowed to walk away from people who hurt you. You are allowed to be angry and selfish and unforgiving. You dont owe anyone an explanation for taking care of yourself.