Friends are the family that we choose; they are the ones whom we rely on when we are going through terrible times. Our best memories are also with these friends of Ours. Though as we grow up, we start realizing it isn’t all rainbows and sunshine.
There are people who we think as a friend but end up turning out to be haters in disguise. It is difficult to spot a fake friend, mostly because they know how to disguise themselves as genuine friends.
Here we list out a few signs your friend doesn’t respect you.
1. Check if your Friend Insults you and Says it to be a Witty Joke!
If you often hear this sentence from your friend, chances are they insult you by hiding it under the covers of a joke.
- Teasing each other is normal between friends, but there is a difference between jokes and disrespect disguised as a joke.
- If you have a friend who keeps putting you down by regularly commenting on everything about you.
- Right from the things you say, do, or even the way you look! If they keep passing snide remarks about you, then they are straight up crossing the line.
- Their motive is to make you feel bad about yourself without doing it directly.
- The reason is behind the pretense of being a friend; they despise you and everything about you, so they can say anything to make sure you feel horrible about yourself.
2. Understand the Jealousy Parameters
- Another sign that your friend does not respect you is that they are never happy with your achievements, no matter how small or big they may be.
- They act in a way that makes you feel as if you did wrong by winning at life!
- They act pissed and far off when you are experiencing any good news. They manage to find excuses to prove that something is wrong choosing the occasion.
- You will notice they will never praise or appreciate anything you do.
- They manage to find faults with every good step in your life and cover it up as their “opinion.”
3. This Friend always gives you Bad Advices!
- Signs your friend doesn’t respect you is that they mislead you in life.
- If you try taking reasonable steps towards your future, they will convince you to do the opposite.
- When you are miserable and feeling pathetic, they love to talk to you and make you believe it is okay to be this way!
- They talk you into more bad habits than good ones; it is not because they are genuine with you.
- Their main motive is to lead you astray while perfectly knowing they would never do what they suggest you do!
- A friend who themselves doesn’t indulge in the things they offer is a clear sign your friend doesn’t respect you.
4. Never Discloses all things with You!
- They will make sure to hide any hard work they are putting into something.
- For example, they hide the fact from you that they are preparing for an exam or job interview, and you get to know when they finally get it.
- They hide important things from you because they don’t want you to succeed over you.
- Not just about them, if they feel any information can help you in any way, they try their best to avoid telling you.
- They enjoy feeling they are always one step ahead of you.
5. Notice if that Friend Back Bites you!
- A true friend is someone who never speaks ill of you to anyone other than you!
- Your friend’s sign doesn’t respect you when you get to know they have been gossiping about you.
- You trust them; you tell them things thinking it will stay between you, and before you know, they have broadcasted it to ten other people.
- They are the reason to cause a lot of bad blood between you and your other friends by twisting around words and making you appear in bad light before them.
6. You can See this Friend only when He/She Needs Something from You!
- A clear sign your friend doesn’t respect you is they decided to be friends with you for some motive.
- It can be in any form; they might benefit from you monetarily or through your ideas, talent, or social group.
- They want to extract as much as possible from you under the garb of being your friend.
- They do it so cleverly that you don’t even realize they are around you just for the benefits.
- If you lose the reason they have become friends with you, you will soon see them walking away as well.
These are Some Ways How you can tackle Such Friends
- Have an honest conversation with them, tell them exactly how you feel about whatever they have said and done.
- It might turn ugly, there might be a bitter exchange of words, but you have to deal with it.
- Remember, it is better to lose a disrespectful friend than go through a rough interrogation.
- If they care about you even a little bit, they will realize their fault and promise to be a better friend to you.
- Just know that when wrong people leave your life, it only makes way for the real ones to enter your life.
So, Be aware of who is your Well-wisher and who isn’t. A friend can bring you to the limelight and make you a better person and at the same time make you the Worst Person. So take each step with Caution. Let us know if you have any of such friends who act Good in front of you but talks rubbish behind you.