• When You Realize You Have a Toxic Friendship

    3 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    We might not immediately think our friendships carry as much weight as family or spousal relationships, but research shows they can be just as fulfilling - or damaging. And that means a toxic friendship can take a serious toll on your physical and mental health.
    Realizing a friend you love and trust is actually harming you is shocking. Thanks to the turmoil of middle school, most of us know what it's like to deal with a bully or stereotypical “mean girl.” With this experience behind us, we figure we're better judges of character as adults. We're more thoughtful about who we befriend and...
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