- Be proactive and downgrade your friends to mere acquaintances at the first sign of their professional success pulling ahead of yours.
- Find creative, constructive outlets for your feelings. Buy a cake with your friend’s face on it and throw it into the river.
- It’s generally good advice to avoid befriending the head of a multinational media conglomerate, the ruler of a developed country, or the writer of an acclaimed novel.
- Look, not everyone can pull off nautical stripes. It’s best to just accept it and move on.
- If bitter emotions continue to bubble up, keep them out of your friendship by simply projecting them all onto your romantic partner.
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