Although some friendships are worth saving, often the reason we’re drifting apart from someone is because they’re bad for us.
Trying to stay in touch with them can open up a whole can of psychological worms.
If sitcoms have taught us anything, it’s that friendships last forever.
Even if your wacky buddy from across the hall is dating the woman carrying your baby, everything will work out in the end. Well, only if you want to make both of you utterly miserable.
If you said “sign it,” then congratulations: You’ve just made every charity’s job harder.
They then gave all participants a chance to donate to a pro-gun control or anti-gun control charity, alongside a neutral education charity.Picture the scene: You’re cruising Facebook, posting subtly undermining comments to your ex’s timeline, when a petition comes up from a charity desperate to raise awareness for a good cause.Do you do the decent thing and sign it, or simply carry on like nothing’s happened?That’s why we have the concept of white lies, so we can be dishonest without feeling bad about ourselves.But according to science, we should be feeling more than bad—we should be feeling terrible.