This friend, we 'll call her Holly, was an abusive friend. She didn 't punch me or anything like that (I 'd like to see her try) but she was mentally abusive. She would rip you down to nothing to make herself seem bigger in the eyes of herself and everyone else.
Let 's go over a few instances we had...
1) "You can 't hang out with them."
Yes, she told me not to hang out with people.
Halloween was coming up and I was invited by one of my best friends …show more content…
So what happened the end of Junior Year was that I began to be very open about Holly 's abuse. My newest friend (now best friend), Kristina (love you hun!), had listened to me tell all of my horror stories of Holly 's constant put-downs and antics. People knew I was getting sick of Holly and I wanted to be free of her reign, and someone eventually told her. I came home on the last day of school to see she had unfriended and unfollowed me on all social medias! I was free of her! That summer was one of the least stressful summers ever, and senior year was great too!
Yes, I did hear that she was telling anyone who would listen to not be friends with me. My favorite was "You shouldn 't be friends with her, everything is always about her." It 's funny because she was describing herself, not me.
Anyways, we became civil with each other because we are in the same friend group and we have hung out in group situations multiple times without ripping each other 's heads off.
So my advice for anyone: If a friend is tearing you down constantly or making your life stressful, they aren 't a real friend. It 's okay to cut ties because it will make you feel better. Plus, it gives you the opportunity to find yourself without the constant hovering of a bad