Have you ever been betrayed by your best friend? Do you think your best friend is a real friend or a fake? Here are some ways you can tell….
- Don’t ignore your gut feeling. Do you usually feel manipulated by your friend? Do you usually have a bad feeling when they come and talk to you? Do you just feel like they aren’t putting in enough effort?
- Ask them if they can go with you on errands. If he/she says yes but afterward refuses, you know that one’s a goner.
- Ask them if they could stay with you after school. If they say yes, but then say he/she has other plans, you know they probably don’t want to be with you.
- Call him/her to talk at night. If they talk for a while, but then say he/she has to go without a reasonable explanation (or makes up a “reasonable explanation” every time), they’re probably not a true friend.
- Notice if you’re always the one starting conversations. If your “friend” doesn’t email or call you like they used to, they’re probably not your best friend anymore. Make sure there isn’t anything wrong in their life that may cause them to isolate. Be open, and ask if anything is wrong; friendship is not a one way street.
- If they call you behind your back they aren’t a best friend any more. Just tell them whats best…Don’t let them do it.
Avoid Drama with Your Best Friend :
Drama with your best friends is the worst! It is usually a fight with a friend, or maybe you’re in the middle and your two best buds are fighting. If you hate drama, take these simple steps to avoid it…
- Look at it from his or her point of view if you are fighting.
- Write a letter or a little note saying that you are sorry and you can’t stand fighting with him or her, even if you think he or she should apologize first.Most likely he or she is thinking the same thing!
- Slip the note into his or her locker, or a place where you know she will get it – without other people getting to it first.
- Try sending an e-mail or IM or even a text message if the note does not work.
- Realize that he or she may need time to cool off before he or she can fully forgive you.
- Talk to your other friends if you’re not sure what’s going on.Maybe even your mom because she has the best support and advice!
- Keep in mind that this happens a lot to best friends when they need space.
- Understand that if he or she does not end up forgiving you, you are probably better off without them.
- Watch out for people who become your friend only after you become popular.
- Watch out for your friends who approach you when they need something from you. Don’t let them use you.
- Make sure your best friends love you for who you are and not for your reputation, wealth, or your relationship connections.
- If he/she gets into a relationship it might change things but still wont change how good or how much he/she feels about you, it’s just they need their own space from time to time.
- Don’t talk bad about your best friend to your other friends.
- Don’t ask if he or she is mad at you more than two times, it could get annoying and if he or she wasn’t mad already, they could get mad.
- Don’t give her or him the “silent treatment” – that will just make her ignore you back, and next thing you know, you guys never talk again!