We all want to believe that people who call themselves our friends do so because they recognize how uniquely awesome we are. We want to feel loved and cared for. We long for individual attention based in a mutually caring relationship … And sometimes thatâ€™s just not whatâ€™s happening.
If something in your gut tells you that a friendship in question is not quite what you think it is, itâ€™s possible that youâ€™re not being friends, but that youâ€™re being used. Check out the red flags below to see if you need to update the guest list for your next event.
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