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Why We Need Fake Friends

And what we can learn from them.

I’m 31, and I thought I was way past fake friendships.

Turns out, they don’t have an expiry date. Fake friendships aren’t ageist, sexist, or racist. No one is immune to their toxic presence.

Mostly, we are taught to stay away from them. We get hurt and we move on to the next one.



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Sylvia Emokpae

Hustler by day, mother all the time. Inspired by normal life occurrences because, in hindsight, everything we do is interesting. Chocolate addict.