Being friends doesn’t mean that you’ll never fight.
84% of you told us that you have fought with your besties or had trouble getting along at times! It’s common for friends to fight or have trouble getting along.
Reasons friends fight
Friends can fight for many different reasons. These include:
Changes in priorities
Changes in friendship group
After a fight with a friend
Allow some time to calm down and relax. When you’re ready, reflect on how you feel and what happened. It might help to ask yourself these questions:
Could you be overreacting?
Is it worth losing a friend over?
What made you upset, hurt or angry?
Who can you talk to outside the situation?
What do you want your friend to do or not do?
What do you need to be able to overcome this?
What’s bothering you the most about this fight?
What role might you have played in this fight?
How would you like things to be with your friend?
What might be going on for your friend to make them act differently?
Are you friends, enemies or frenemies? How to tell if your friendship is ‘toxic’
A toxic friendship is one where you start to feel really bad about yourself most of the time. Not sure if you’re in a toxic friendship? Here’s some key signs that can help:
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