7 Signs Your Friendship Has Become Toxic

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How can we find out which people aren't our true friends? Tel Aviv University researchers made a very interesting discovery in their 2016 study: as it turns out, only 50% of the people we consider friends think the same thing in return! It’s difficult to stop communicating with old friends but sometimes, it’s absolutely necessary. A good friendship can become weaker over the years and may even prove useless for both parties involved. We all have that one friend who is bad-tempered, a little jealous, and somewhat conceited. Is he or she a true friend to you? How do we cut ties with the toxic people? Let's try to figure it out together! TIMESTAMPS: You always find yourself in competition with their other friends 0:49 You mostly speak about your friend's problems 1:19 Your friend criticizes you but doesn't accept your criticism 1:57 You are the one who initiates your meetings 2:37 Your friend always blames you 3:10 Your friend is either open and friendly or cold and indifferent 3:45 Your friend gets angry very easily 4:33 Why can't we cut ties with these so-called friends? 5:21 Why toxic social relationships can be bad for you 6:19 #toxicfriends #truefriends #fakefriends Music by Epidemic Sound https://www.epidemicsound.com/ SUMMARY: - Does your friend often tell you how their other pals are much better friends? Be careful, because Dr. Susan Heitler, a clinical psychologist, suggests that it's a prominent sign of a toxic friend! - When a person constantly talks about themselves and goes to great lengths to avoid helping you, that's not a good signal. - If your friend doesn't hesitate to say that you need to go to the gym more often or to get a better haircut, they’re not someone who truly cares about you. - Friendship involves 2 people, so if you're always the one to initiate meetings and call first, take a step back to see how long it takes your friend to make the first move for a change. - Whatever the conflict is, you're always the one in the wrong....