Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Don't Like Critical Friends

A place to discuss difficult friends. 60 People

    Critical Friend

    I have a friend who has many flaws, yet she is consistently critical of my life and me. In my opinion, her life is a complete disaster. Yet I am always a positive force in her life. I make optimistic comments. She, on the other hand, has no problem telling me most things I do are...
    Cassie12 Cassie12 36-40, F 8 Responses May 10, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    No Such Thing As Constructive Criticism With Me

    I say, highlight the good, excetuate the positive, suggest improvements where needed but never ever critic unless you have a dam good reasonI was bought up with the old school of "if you can't say something nice say nothing at all"but I found as I grew so many people go out of...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 26 Responses Feb 10, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Hate Critics

    i dont take critisism very well. well, to a point, depends what u say. if u state an opinion than im ok with that but when ur trying to forse it on me than i get angry. i hate when im please with something ive done n someone has to come n critisise it. oh that isnt good enough...
    siciliana88 siciliana88 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    What a Drag!

    I use to have a critical "friend" growing up! She was not pleasant to be around, because everything I thought of or said, she had some negative response to. I had gotten an invitation to be a model, when I was a teen, and ran to tell her... big mistake! Her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 25, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It Is All In The Spelling

    In my world there is "Criticism" and then there is "Critique" . The distinction for me is that to criticize is to give unsolicited opinions without also offering a better way. I can handle criticism and have done so many times, but I feel strong enough to learn from it, that does...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 13, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Adressing The Constant Critic

    To my friend, a constant critic who's driving me nuts: I have a feeling whenever I'm with you, and that is I wonder how long will our friendship last. I feel I'm under constant criticism with you, mostly based on nothing. I've let most of it pass, because I'm not a rude person...
    whoslife whoslife 31-35, F Aug 20, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Critical Friends

    Critical friends,Not for me,I'm not the type,I like helpful,Suggestive friends,People,Who are easy,To get along with,Not people,Who put you down.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 6, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Life Is Too Short

    Constructive feedback is very different in nature to the mean spirited put downs and cleverly disguised remarks of a verbal sniper. Life is far too short to try to please the people for whom nothing is good enough. Around my being I choose to blanket my heart and hold close those...
    vibrante vibrante 41-45, F Jan 13, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    Here on EP, I have met a lot of guys. Some are really older than me but sweet in friendly ways, however there are also some with different intentions. I'm going to state it now...
    PassionateIndifference PassionateIndifference 13-15, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I know that I'm partly, if not wholly, to blame for not doing my part to keep in touch (they never really tried either) but by the end of school I was so damned closed off from...
    PsychicRed PsychicRed 26-30 Feb 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yeah, like the group says I don't like being tall. It's just it makes me feel insecure. I've had people say that they wished they were as tall as me, or that my height was pretty...
    Lilwolf12 Lilwolf12 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Lost,Alone and Afraid...I don't like goodbyes they break my heart. I wish everything stayed the same, I wish my friends didn't change. I hope, I hope, I hope and I'm still hoping...
    Yaqoot Yaqoot 22-25, F a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm not gay. I'm 13 and really can't say I'm anything but I think I am straight. That's how it feels anyway. I like to think I'm normal. My parents are gay. My mom and my anne (an...
    MaddietheGoalie MaddietheGoalie 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have a tendency to be a bit of a martyr, but I know something isn't right here. I shower, shave, and fix myself up beautifully for the guy I'm seeing. I show up at his house and...
    Dreambrother Dreambrother 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't like making them and I don't like when other people make them either. It leads to unnecessary misunderstandings and miscommunication. I try my best to not make any...
    BellaNoches BellaNoches 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's not that I don't like it. I don't like when people plan something and then quickly change it without discussing it with you. /:
    Millie0213 Millie0213 22-25, F Feb 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really don't like people in general. I do okay with a person(singular) in most instances. For the most part though I find people irritating, frustrating and a complete waste of...
    Wyocouple27 Wyocouple27 26-30, M Feb 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I HATE MYSELF SO MUCH and when people say they don't like me I don't actually care because I do too
    vanessa5290 vanessa5290 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Maybe because they are an indirect reflection of what I don't like in myself or there's a quality inherent in them that I don't quite possess. Other times, I just can't quite put...
    trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE trAnSyLvanIanconcuBinE 26-30, F Feb 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Okay so I got to the gym everyday to work out, and every time I got in there the employees give me dirty looks. I went in yesterday morning and 2 of the employees were standing...
    DessyLove DessyLove 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Some people on here don't like me. I realized that
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't like hanging with people who smoke. They always blow smoke in your face by mistake. The smell is nasty. I don't smoke or drink.
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Feb 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't like most of humanity but I accept the fact I can't change them.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Feb 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's alll coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee coffee I hate it, it's bitter!! Makes me feel pains all over. I don't like a lot of caffeine. Just tea sometime.
    AngelaGB AngelaGB 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If you don't like me, let me bend over and have you kiss my ***
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't like any feelings they hurt too much...
    nomnommings nomnommings 16-17, F 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Well, I completely lost my post for some reason, and that's frustrating as hell (and reminds me of why I keep coming and going from EP). I wish I had the time and memory to write...
    forestlaw77 forestlaw77 31-35, M Feb 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't have any real friends (besides my boyfriend). I feel bad because people are always trying to hang out with me, but I just don't want to put forth the effort of maintaining...
    lilymegami lilymegami 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If there's one thing that I could say has been a consistent part of my personality, it's this. If you talk to me, I probably won't have a sincere conversation with you. Even if we...
    addictedtoeverything addictedtoeverything 18-21, M Feb 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    'Coz l only care and feel sad when my favorite friends doesn't talk to me. I don't care others hate me. Oh hate me if you want.lol HATERS everywhere.
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    He's selfish, materialistic, and thinks he's god or something. He doesn't fulfill his responsibilities to his family, yet he wants us to be content and be grateful for him. The guy...
    MangaFanJudy MangaFanJudy 16-17, F Feb 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't know why. people dislike me. I have nothing in common with them.
    cycffuff cycffuff 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My problem is that I just push people away and I don't want them to get to know me.
    Mindofanintrovert Mindofanintrovert 16-17, F Feb 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    But I know it's partially my fault. I chose to enroll in home school, and I am too socially awkward to ever soak to anyone I don't know. I have surrounded my whole world around my...
    makaelaf3 makaelaf3 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    PLEASE DON'T JUDGE ME FOR THIS POST, I AM ASKING FOR ADVICE, IF YOU HAVEN'T BEEN IN THIS SITUATION THERE IS NO WAY YOU CAN UNDERSTAND IT! I HAVE 2 YOUNG STEP DAUGHTERS AGES 6 AND 8...
    xbeautifulx xbeautifulx 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I feel like I just need to let this out... I have a lot of pent up issues and frustrations with my parents that I've never really expressed to anyone. The other day, some simple...
    astro00 astro00 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I get absolutely NO enjoyment out of being a part of a family, especially. "Oh, it's Christmas? So that means I have to see my cousin? Why?" No thanks to obligatory family...
    FrauTeller FrauTeller 26-30, F Feb 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Don't treat me like a princess, treat me like a queen. Princess's are naive, Queens are wise. Princess's demand things of you, Queens understand your limitations. Princess's want...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If you're not my fiancé or my daughter, don't put your hands on me. Unless I give you the okay. And even with that, it has to be done a certain way. Or else I will push you away...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F Feb 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My dad thinks TV shows and society is turning me gay. He thinks that my insisting on wearing 'boys' clothes, and refusing to wear makeup and dresses, AND, the fact that I call out...
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hate it when my bf feels the need to hide his true self to me. I wonder why? It is painful. I respect privacy but if you feel there's something that should be left unsaid maybe...
    lkmlkmlkm lkmlkmlkm 26-30, F 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Don't talk to me if ur over 20 ok that's my limit if ur over 35 I'm blocking you if ur over 50 don't even wait for me to respond because ur blocked then and there. Now pls stop...
    colt109 colt109 13-15, M 3 Responses Feb 6

    Your Response

    Cancel