I Have Had Bad Experiences With Friends

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    Almost 5 years ago I broke up with my (ex)

    boyfriend after being together for 7 years. in those 7 years my friends became his friends and visa versa. He owned several bars where my friends still went after we broke up, no problem for doing that, but instead of catching up with me they rather belonged to his circle. now...
    evext evext
    22-25, F
    Jul 29, 2015

    Clothes don't have gender,

    do they? So, I accidentally went to the boy's section in Forever 21. Guess who bickered about what I could or could not wear? Ansley. She, Daniela, and I were in a clothes stores and since they were taking forever deciding what dress to buy for the Winter Formal Dance, I...
    sabertigersab sabertigersab
    18-21, F
    Jul 29, 2015

    I have had this experience

    before people pretend to care and then you fall for it have done that before.
    DarkWorld98 DarkWorld98
    18-21, F
    Sep 3, 2015

    so, this girl.... she got me to go to court n

    testify against her exboyfriend in a custody battle cuz he was abusive n was n iv drug user n cooked meth. she told me he beat her n her kids n had pix. she said he molested her kids. 3 girls, ages 8, 5, and 2. she told me she had ptsd from it all. id spend hours on phone with...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 9, 2015

    Funny how those you do the most

    for are very often the ones who appreciate it the least.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 22, 2016

    one time me and my best friend iliana got in a

    fight we were like 7 or 8 and I had a girl diary and I wrote in it something really secret about her I forgot what the hell it was but she snatched it out of my hand and stepped on my back really hard. I still have a purple mark were she hit me.
    AmyPond11th AmyPond11th
    16-17, F
    Jul 29, 2015

    Little background story,

    I had a girlfriend I liked very much and we had sex but I was never proud of it not I talked about it further because I am Christian and I felt really strongly that I messed up. Not tonight I brought my brother to my friend group and they kept pushing that I had sex till the...
    jack3683 jack3683
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Feb 19, 2016

    I have a friend who is super self conscious

    about her weight and appearance..she has been tearing me down a lot recently. I wonder if she even realizes that she does it? I found a dress that was originally 50$ marked down to 7$ and she said it must be cheap material. Whenever We talk about clothes she labels everything I...
    oyeabunstyle oyeabunstyle
    31-35, F
    Apr 26, 2015

    Selfish And Superficial People

    Until recently I fought off the thought that my lousy parents and family background made such a great influence on the people I choose as my friends. To think about it, that was a product of my insecurities, left from the relationship I had with my parents. So I chose people...
    Godess4Fun Godess4Fun
    36-40, F
    May 9, 2012

    Bad Experience

    Fortunately I can say that this sort of thing does not happen all the time. I have A LOT of acquaintances and only a handful of people I actually consider to be friends, so if this happened all the time I'd be a pretty lonely lady. It's a shame that it had to come down to this...
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos
    18-21, F
    Apr 29, 2011

    My ex-friends sucked.

    There were the little things. Just typical teenaged small problems that would roll off my back. I'd be the third-wheel whenever I was in a group with them. Always bumped behind the two talkers while we'd be walking along the side-walk. I'd think. "Okay, fine, I can listen to...
    sabertigersab sabertigersab
    18-21, F
    Jul 29, 2015

    In my evolution, I have become very clear to

    the idea that a human being's love and care are just temporary. People express themselves through words but then get tired of you easily and sooner, you will be able to decipher their true intentions. There you will understand that nobody really does care about you. Therefore a...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Apr 27, 2015

    I took my best friend to church camp with me.

    After I came back to the cabin from swimming i started getting dressed to go horseback riding. Before I could get my clothes on she shoved me out the door of the cabin and locked it. Eventually she let me back in.
    Morrgin Morrgin
    31-35, F
    Jul 29, 2015

    So here's ANOTHER outrageous story about my

    ex-friends. So. Prom. Well no way was I going to go and be stuck around jerkwads giving me a hard time. Anyway, I'm outside, headphones plugged in, waiting with my classmates for the Fire Drill to finish. Sophia and Anna walk up to me. Sophia prods. "So are you going to Prom...
    sabertigersab sabertigersab
    18-21, F
    Jul 29, 2015

    I missed out on high school

    and some of college due to an illness so I feel a bit behind socially. I try to make plans with the few friends that I gave but they can take days to get back to me or cancel or don't show up. is it normal for 20/30 somethings to have this social behavior? like more spontaneous...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 30, 2015

    It has been a while since me

    and my bestfriend stopped talking for no reason. Every time I'm there she doesn't even make efforts to look at me. It's really getting me down because I've been questioning what I did wrong. I have no idea how,judging from our memories and laughs, could lead to this? And no it's...
    borlaza13 borlaza13
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jul 9, 2015

    Yeah, not many people seem to like me.

    I try to be friends with everyone, and I've been told that I'm really nice, or at least used to be. Now that I'm out of my old school which had a really mean bully, it's worse. There's girls that are my 'friends' but always insult me and are sarcastic to me a lot, just because...
    NTC123 NTC123
    16-17, F
    1 Response Feb 23, 2014

    I just found out my friend,

    who's father sexually harassed his children (it is not certain he harassed her because she has a tendency of lying and may have lied about that too). Her father is now in jail and her mother took her father's side. I really feel bad for her therefore i try to be there for her. I...
    plzhelp10 plzhelp10
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 23, 2014

    I have a friend that I've been very unsure about

    for awhile now. she has been my best friend for years but honestly she makes me feel terrible more often than not. the problem is that I let her get away with berating me and being rude which makes other people think it's okay too. she doesn't really respect me, my beliefs, or...
    sleepyphotograher sleepyphotograher
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 7, 2015
    lilellie415 lilellie415
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 23, 2014

    So I knew this one guy

    for many years. He was always a "rebel" and didn't play by the rules. I was rebellious when I was younger but as most people do, I grew out of it, grew up and accomplished bigger and better things. A few years ago I caught up with him again as he lives up the block from me. I...
    deleted deleted
    Jun 7, 2015

    Iv known this girl for over 5 years she's in my

    school and recently Iv started not being her friend anymore due to rumours lies and drama which has started since we met, my friends feel the same way about her because they've been hurt by her many times recently she has been telling people I am ignoring her and I have been...
    aislin1801 aislin1801
    16-17, F
    Jul 24, 2015

    A few months back a friend of mine broke her

    phone, and the only way we could keep in touch was through Facebook. I absolutely hate Facebook. I had an account (a couple actually) for a few years and I perminantly deleted them all over a year ago. So, I made an account with a fake name just to keep in touch with said friend...
    xKatlyn xKatlyn
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 2, 2015

    Yet another story of thoughtless friends.

    There was the time Ansley and Daniela pestered me about the past. Throughout the years Ansley and Daniela teased me about my 9th grade boyfriend, but it REALLY got worse in senior year, when of course I was feeling cruddy enough without their help. And years ago I told them...
    sabertigersab sabertigersab
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 29, 2015

    I had the worst experience I have ever had last

    night with friends cause we was sat have a laugh and I decided to go home early because I wanted to see my dad before he went to work because we don't see each other enough cause we are always working different shift patterns and one of my mate jumped on top of my and held me...
    ljayymale ljayymale
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 28, 2015

    I've been with the wrong friend

    for 2 years. My friend didn't understand me at all. She was my only friend. She is very fast and lively. I'm the opposite of her. She is bored of me. I'm very hurt because of her. We don't talk with each other for now, but I think we will not talk anymore.
    HoneySakura HoneySakura
    18-21, F
    Feb 22, 2014

    I was friends with this girl

    for 6 months . She is 2 years younger than me , despite this she is very manipulative and controlling . She often would not listen to me and say nasty things such as "your hair is really greasy " and " you're a ***** " she hit me with her mobile phone and it bruised my arm...
    Rayquaza76x Rayquaza76x
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 29, 2014

    Is This Really The New Definition Of Friendship?

    When did it become okay for friends to have strong opinions about my diet, lifestyle and marriage? I grew up in a world where you supported your friends no matter what, and the only grounds for dumping a friend was if they were unpleasant directly to YOU. Nowadays, it seems the...
    MaxineR MaxineR
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Oct 7, 2012

    I know that history always repeats itself,

    but some things I just don't understand. Every single time I end up getting close to a person they either drift away from me, or backstab me. I try to be an accommodating friend. Sometimes I think I'm too nice, and people seem to be too caught up in all the things that mess up...
    lizcosmo1997 lizcosmo1997
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 27, 2015

    I have too many bad experiences with 'friends'

    and I don't feel like writing a book right now.
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472
    13-15, F
    1 Response Jun 7, 2015

    I Dont Seems To Meet The Right/ Decent Friend

    Why are people so heartless? They just take & take but when I made a mistake, they'll ignores me forever by excluding me from all the gatherings. Even if I have helped these people in the past, I seems to be the only one who's left with nothing while friends who don't lift a...
    Tahoma Tahoma
    2 Responses Nov 13, 2013

    I had a good friend who spread rumors about me

    all over, it has been years and I still have people who believe them. Even when they know that the person was a compulsive liar.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 7, 2015

    l have been friends with these two girls

    for 5 years now. We were always very close, joking around, going out, doing different projects together... But I always had the feeling that one of my friends (let's name her judy) liked my other friend (let's name her, Becca) a little more than me. I'd suggest going out and...
    kelafarrugia kelafarrugia
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Aug 19, 2015
    ashleighinvisible ashleighinvisible
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 8, 2015

    Split Personality : She used to have a great

    personality,but it split. :Dlol!!  
    diggler diggler
    41-45, M
    Nov 22, 2014

    It was back then when I was a few pounds bigger.

    They were a funny bunch to be with and I liked them to since I was a hopeless romantic back then. Nevertheless, the side of them that I disliked was the fact that they loved making fun of me. They would be blurting out jokes, and as a person who could laugh easily, I'd grin...
    mischievouswreck mischievouswreck
    18-21, F
    Aug 28, 2015

    My ex-friends were like trackers: persistant

    and rude. In the middle of my senior year of High School, I tried so many tactics of avoiding my friends who didn't treat me like a friend. One of the things I'd do was pretending to sleep in the library on a single couch seat thing. I thought, "maybe they'll let me be if they...
    sabertigersab sabertigersab
    18-21, F
    Jul 29, 2015

    Toxic Friendship

    When I was in year 7, I made a friend. She was nice at the start, really funny and smart. We made it through year 7 being friends with only a couple of little fights. Then, in year 8, she started to make me feel really bad about myself. She would use my "friends" against me all...
    deleted deleted
    Mar 15, 2013

    My ex best friend who has lived on my street

    for the past 14 years decided the day before school got out to stop talking to me. We still see each other all the time because we're in the same classes at church and our moms are still good friends, but being around her makes me feel so uncomfortable and I hate it
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 20, 2015

    I had a friend who treated me like crap,

    wasted my time, AND would be walking with me, then just ditch me... just because of her boyfriend (they are broken up now). I've also had a friend hate me because whenever I didn't have my glasses, I'd have to borrow hers to copy (notes), and another friend who hated me for 10...
    kYG1 kYG1
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 8, 2015
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