When Does Helping A Friend Become Toxic?

We’ve all heard of the phrase, “misery loves company.” It’s sad, but it’s also inherently true. People that are down in life do need someone to talk to and they also need someone to understand their situation. However, what do you do when helping a friend hurts your own mental well-being too? Friendship is amazing, … Continue Reading

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What do you do when your friend uses you?

Unfortunately, nice people are taken advantage of from time to time. When you are inclined to always say “yes” or help, others may take it as a signal that you are a good tool to utilize. Maybe this person is not so much your “friend” as they are an opportunist who sees you as a good … Continue Reading

What do you do when your friend becomes a stranger?

Growing apart from a friend is a different kind of loss. With a breakup, often it’s a quick stab to the chest and then you’re forced to face reality. One of you essentially said, “It’s over.” and you were forced to understand that. When you lose a friend it’s a slow, confusing process of watching … Continue Reading