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How To Get Out Of A Toxic Friendship

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Not all relationships are healthy. Here, Nicole Lapin, author of upcoming career guide Becoming Super Woman, shares how to spot bad friendships and how to break them off. 
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Advice On Dealing With Toxic Friends — From A Former Toxic Friend

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A romantic partner or friend can have toxic behaviors without being fully “toxic.” There are ways to manage such behavior. How do I know? Because I’ve been that needy, over-involved, manipulative friend.
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It’s Okay To Dump Your Friends

It's okay to dump your friends — even friends who have been there for you in the past.

It's okay to dump your friends — even friends who have been there for you in the past. Remember today that you deserve good things and good people.

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Why I Broke Up With My Best Friend Of 12 Years

It’s been three months since we broke up with my best friend, and in that time I’ve rediscovered what healthy friendships feel like.

It’s been three months since we broke up with my best friend, and in that time I’ve rediscovered what healthy friendships feel like.

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Ask Erin: Am I A Horrible Friend?

I don't want to be a horrible friend but I want out.

I'm seriously considering exiting a friendship. My friend is in an emotionally abusive marriage. I don't want to be a horrible friend but I want out.

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4 Types Of Toxic Friends You Need To Cut From Your Life

A bad friendship can actually shorten your life. Remove those toxic friends!

If you have these four types of friends in your life, they could literally be making you sick. Consider yourself warned and remove these toxic friends!

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How To Break Up With Your Best Friend 

At a certain point in my adulthood, I stopped trying to force friendships that just didn’t work.

How do you break up with a best friend?

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A Tale Of Two Single Friends And The Path That Robert Frost Warned Us About

To me, the sign of a true friend is someone who can hit you with the harsh truths.

If what you are doing isn’t working, you make changes … or you remain alone.

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Friend Breakups Can Hurt As Much As Romantic Breakups

There’s a certain irony to it, in my experience, since this means we are constantly bombarded with “how to get over” that ex, but aren’t really guided — by family, social circles and other institutions, or media — on how to deal with “getting over” a friendship.

In a culture focused on the importance and superiority of romantic attraction and relationships — a culture aromantics might call alloromantic-centric — platonic friendships (another form of relationship) are consistently undervalued.

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