Friday, May 13, 2016

Bad Friends Can Ruin Your Life


A study by researchers at UCLA found that stressful friendships lead to significantly high levels of a protein that causes inflammation in the body. Over time that can cause serious health problems including diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.

Read the whole story over here.
Also check Lydia Sherman's post on the same topic.


  1. "Do not be misled: Bad company corrupts good character."

  2. Yes and damages your health, too! Sometimes bad company is easy to recognise, like those friends who encourage you to do wrong things, but bad company can also be a jealous friend who sneakily undermines your confidence by passive-aggressive attacks.

  3. Housewife from FinlandMay 16, 2016 at 3:18 AM

    Then there are those people who do nothing but talk about their personal stuff, mostly complaining. It is so exhausting. Since I am not that talkative, I tend to find "friends" that are like that. "Friendships" like that give you very little.

    I think that people should focus on something positive when with their friends. If I would like to listen other peoples's self-inflicted problems forever, I would be a therapist and get payed for it.

  4. Well, sometimes it's nice to find a sympathetic ear. People probably pay therapists nowadays exactly because there is no one else to listen to them. However, if the only thing they do is to complain about everything and spread negative vibes it can be better to avoid them.