If you've been reading magazines and websites the last few years, you have probably been told that you are surrounded by "toxic" friends.
1. The "Forever Alone" Whiner
2. The Romantic Critic
3. The Professional Naysayer
4. "Debbie Downer"
5. The Forever Young YOLO FOMO Kid
6. The Trend Evangelist
7. The Crunchy Yogi
8. The Smug Coupled One
9. The Flake
If these friends don't take the hint that their actions are harming you, you can leave, of course.
This isn't about being a doormat — it's about investing wholeheartedly in your friendships, and you can leave if the harm people are doing is real and can't be corrected. But ditching friends and calling them "poison" for forgivable errors is just going to leave you without friends. And chances are, you've been that same friend who bothers you once in a while.