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  • Have you ever been backstabbed, lied to, or betrayed by someone you thought you could trust?

  • Unfortunately, we can't stop people from taking such actions against us.

  • But we can decide who we keep in our lives.

  • Wondering if your BFF (Best Friend Forever) is reliable or not?

  • Here are five signs someone isn't really your friend!

  • One, they use you more than they enjoy your company.

  • Maybe they approached you first with good conversations and that's how your friendship started.

  • But eventually the mask falls off.

  • Do they often only go to you now when it's convenient?

  • Or you ask them to hang out and they immediately will follow up with "Anyone else going?" before they decide on coming or not?

  • Or maybe they're simply constantly asking for favors.

  • Maybe you work at a company they want to work at, do they only meet up with you to ask to borrow something.

  • Relationships are give-and-take, and if you want to find out if they are a true friend, just ask them for a favor, too.

  • And if they reciprocate, then keep them around, otherwise, you know what to do.

  • Two, there is an imbalance in communication.

  • Unless they are an introvert, are you always the one making contact? Do they frequently ghost you?

  • Sometimes life can be overwhelming with responsibilities piling up.

  • Or we get to a point where your work schedule isn't compatible with your friends.

  • But if they constantly cancel plans with you, or stop communicating with you altogether, it might be assigned to start investing in other more worthwhile friendships.

  • You deserve support, attention and respect, too.

  • Three, they are secretly competing with you.

  • This one can be tricky to detect, especially if they seem like the passive-aggressive type, but pay close attention to how they react to your progress and achievements.

  • Do they say congrats with a smile but secretly want to beat you?

  • Are they known to be a naturally jealous person?

  • One other thing to note is - if they copy you.

  • Copyingis an attempt to steal your identity.

  • They might try to keep up with you by trying to become a replica of you.

  • Not that it's not flattering, but still.

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  • Now, on to point four.

  • Four, they bring you more drama than support.

  • If you have low tolerance for drama, it's probably best to evaluate if you can see yourself growing with someone who enjoys gossiping and stirring up trouble.

  • A solid friendship is about having fun with someone and providing a safe space where both parties can confide in one another.

  • If they smack talk about your other friends and their friends, you can probably guess that they will talk smack about you, too.

  • Is that someone worth keeping around?

  • Five, they make everything about them.

  • There's a difference between seeking validation and punishing you for wanting to establish boundaries.

  • Some people are clingier than others and that's okay.

  • If you hear the phrase "if you were a real friend and you would do this for me!" blah blah blah... Then you know.

  • Personally, I'm not really a fan of being guilt-tripped, so I would advise you not let others do that.

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