7 Surprising and Unexpected Toxic Friends in Your Life
They're the people you enjoy being around at the time; but, after they've gone, you somehow like yourself less.
The Destructive Cheerleader
An extra slice of cake? That's what diet cheat days were invented for! Neon harem pants? With your body, they're a must-buy. This friend supports you no matter what. Sometimes, that desire to lift you up can get in the way of her telling you the truth. And, at her worst, she can push you to take risks that only make her look better as she's standing next to you (see: the shag-cut-that-was-really-a-mullet of 2009).
Our free time is limited enough; and, to us, it's better spent with friends who know that being supportive and being honest aren't mutually exclusive, and who can (gently) steer us away from our more questionable choices.
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