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What Are Some Subtle Signs Of A Toxic Friendship?

Is your "BFF" actually a toxic friend? Let's talk about it.

There are many blatant signs that you have an unhealthy friendship. Like, if you have a friend who constantly disrespects you or brings drama into your life, it's likely a toxic relationship.

But there are also red flags that may not be as obvious. So, what are some subtle signs of a bad friendship that people may overlook?

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Maybe you have a friend who is always there for you when you're going through a hard time, but when life gets better, they're nowhere to be found. And after some time, you realized it was a sign that they have jealousy issues and don't like supporting your success at all.

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Or perhaps you have a friend you get along well with one-on-one, but anytime you're in group settings, they treat you verrrry differently, and it made you realize your friendship isn't actually genuine.

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Or maybe you have a friend you're really close to, but they consistently disrespect your boundaries and think you should be available 24/7, and you soon realized it was a red flag.

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What are some other red flags people should be aware of? In the comments below, tell us the subtle signs that you may have a fake or toxic friend — or the signs that someone should end a friendship. Your response could be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post.