I myself am struggling with some friendship troubles and are finding some tips that help me along the rocky part in the friendship. The friendship I am having a hard time with is one that I have been in for 9 years. Well anyway, it first started out a couple months ago when my best friend started to ignore me a hang out more and more with this one girl on my cheer squad and I started to feel like a third wheel. I started to feel angry and jealous about it. I would be very quite during cheer practice, I wouldn’t hang out with them, and I wasn’t being very kind. And then I realized that none of that was making the situation any better! All that was doing for me was pushing myself out of the picture even more! I was having a “Pity Party”. So I asked my parents for advice and they told me to:
By praying, you will find yourself more at peace and less angry (or jealous) at your friend.
you do devotions you will be able to feel God’s presence with you if or when something goes bad or even if you are just plain feeling down.
Change your heart:
By changing your heart you will do better when handling the situation delicately and kindly.
When you are kind you friend will react better to your kindness and they will be attracted to it.
If you are being ignored it may take sometime for them to notice that you are hanging out with other people.
These are the ways you can handle the situation you are in. Just remember use this as an opportunity to grow in friendships with others. That doesn’t mean you can’t be friends with that person anymore, it just means this is a time to be able to find more friends. And remember this a time where God will use this in your life and you will grow in this situation.
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