Toxic Friends

Thanks to Wendy Baker, for sharing this discussion starter idea. This short reading could be used to spark discussion about friendships and relationships with Guides, Pathfinders, and Sr. Branches girls.

Suppose I told you that the most common self esteem defeater are toxic friendships. What are toxic friends? Have you ever hear of toxic waste? It's poisonous material that's harmful, even lethal, if we're exposed to it too long. Toxic friends are like that. So called buds win us over with kindness, but then "poison" us by taking advantage in ways that make us feel horrible.

There are different types of toxic friends:

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