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Let’s talk about something we’ve all experienced at one point or another: those so-called friends who seem to think the world revolves around them. Yep, I’m talking about the ones who don’t check up on you but expect you to drop everything when they need something. Sound familiar? Grab a cup of tea, sit back, and let’s dive into this all-too-relatable tale! Safe to say, im learning the hard way but this is what ive learnt!

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The Friendship Illusion

So Picture this: You’ve got a friend (or a few) who you thought were your ride-or-die buddies. You share laughs, secrets, and all those little moments that make friendship so special. But then life gets busy, and suddenly you notice something… off. These friends never check up on you. Like, ever.

But wait! When you don’t check up on them (because, hello, life is stressful and you’re juggling a million things), they have no problem blaming you for being distant. It’s like they forget that friendship is a two-way street. How did you become the villain in this story?

The Blame Game

Let’s be real here: it hurts. You’re the nice, innocent one who’s always been there for them. Yet, when you need a little understanding and support, they’re nowhere to be found. And when you don’t have the time to be the perfect friend, suddenly it’s all your fault. Talk about a double standard!

They call you out for not texting back right away or missing a hangout because you’re overwhelmed. It’s like they’ve forgotten that you have your own life, with its own set of challenges. The audacity! 😤

When Self-Centeredness Strikes

Here’s the kicker: these friends are so self-centered, they don’t even realize their own behavior. They’re caught up in their world and don’t see how their actions (or lack thereof) affect you. They expect you to be their personal cheerleader, but where’s your cheer squad when you need one?

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It’s like they’re living in a bubble where only their feelings matter. They don’t check up on you, but when you don’t check up on them, suddenly you’re the bad guy. It’s exhausting and unfair.

Finding Your Tribe

So, what do you do? First, take a deep breath and remember that it’s not your fault. You’re doing your best, and true friends will understand that. It’s time to find people who value you for you, not just for what you can do for them.

Real friends will check up on you, even when you’re busy. They’ll understand when you need space and will be there for you, just as you are for them. They won’t make you feel guilty for having a life outside of the friendship.

The Self-Centered Friend Detox

It might be time to do a little friendship detox. Let go of those self-centered friends who drain your energy and focus on building relationships with people who genuinely care about you. It’s okay to distance yourself from those who don’t add positivity to your life.

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Remember, you deserve friends who lift you up, check up on you, and understand that friendship is a give-and-take. Life is too short to spend it with people who only care about themselves.

Embrace the Good Vibes

Let’s celebrate the friends who are there through thick and thin. The ones who text you just to say hi, who remember the little things, and who make you feel loved and appreciated. These are the friends worth holding on to.

So, here’s to finding your tribe, the ones who truly get you. 🥂 Cheers to the friends who check up on you, support you, and make life a whole lot brighter. You deserve nothing less!

Stay fabulous, stay kind, and never settle for less than the amazing friendships you deserve.

Have a story about a self-centered friend? Share it in the comments below! Let’s support each other and celebrate the real friends who make life wonderful.

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