In all honesty I think a simple apology and better behavior would do it for most people that have ever been unfortunate enough to get on it, but from my experience at least 80% of adult humans are incapable of apologizing, which is unfortunate.
It is unfortunate because many of the people that I've decided to let go were very close to me once upon a time, and in a way still are. But all except one have just said "screw it, I don't need her anyway" instead of trying to understand my perspective.
Maybe they really didn't need you. Maybe you weren't worth the trouble.
Possibly. Another explanation: If Lauren is a giver, she could have drawn people willing to take advantage of her thoughtfulness and generosity. When she finally confronted the person with her needs, the taker decided the relationship wasn't 'free' anymore, and decided to move on to another sucker.
"How dreadful!" cried Lord Henry. "I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect." ~ Oscar Wilde - The picture of Dorian Gray