And to the original poster, I would just say -- your friend's actions sound mean-spirited and disrespectful. I consider those kinds of insults to be abuse, and I don't take them from anyone. So if you're looking for permission not to put up with it... you've got mine!
Originally Posted by wavycurly40+
+1

No one needs "friends" like that.
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