Misery Loves Company

There is an old saying most of you have probably heard before, which is that misery loves company. Thus, it’s very important to distinguish if a person has your best interest at heart before you value their opinion and take advise from them, considering you are the one that has to live with the consequences of your decisions and not them.

Therefore, I’m about to discuss a couple of things to look out for that people usually do on a regular who really aren’t joyful that you’re winning or on the right path in life and doing better than them.

If a person never seem to be genuine happy or ever have anything nice to say when you achieve a major milestone in life, whether that involves you getting a promotion at your job, earning your masters degree, meeting your soul mate and getting engage, etc. these are definitely red flags. I say that because someone who has your best interest at heart should be one of your biggest fans when these type of things take place in your life and very proud, as you should be for them if the roles were reverse.

Last, an individual that always seems to point out flaws in others when someone else is speaking in high regard of the other person, even if they need to go back and find a moment that happen years in the past and the person has done so many positive things since then. This is a major red flag to me because it’s a sign of jealousy and if they do it consistency when it comes to others, rest assured they do the same to you when your name is brought up around them and you’re not present.

5 thoughts on “Misery Loves Company”

  1. See I don’t consider that real friends Runaway Bride…. A real friend to me is someone who is just as happy and proud if you’re doing better than them, mainly because they know if the two of you are close friends they will reap some of those benefits as well…. Since it’s natural for a person to want to share fun times with people their close with.

    1. I completely agree. People struggle so much within themselves, that I see it all the time. Someone who loves you, but your success makes them feel inadequate or insecure. So they want you to do well, but don’t want to feel left behind. I think maturity and learning to love your journey helps ease some of these issues.

      1. See this my thing though…. I get it that nobody wants to feel like they’re being left behind…. but if we’re close friends and you want what I got already as well and I tell you what specific steps I took to get it and basically give you the blueprint I used but you choose not to do stick to it consistently, you got to look in the mirror and be mad at yourself over your friend because you obviously didn’t want it bad enough.

  2. See this my thing though…. I get it that nobody wants to feel like they’re being left behind…. but if we’re close friends and you want what I got already as well and I tell you what specific steps I took to get it and basically give you the blueprint I used but you choose not to do stick to it consistently, you got to look in the mirror and be mad at yourself over your friend because you obviously didn’t want it bad enough.

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