But what happens when one of your “five” is someone who just isn’t good for you?
“These kind of relationships can be devastating,” Harry Reis, Ph.D., a social interaction researcher and professor of psychology at the University of Rochester, tells The Huffington Post. “There are just some relationships that can be harmful to our health. They put you in emotional — and sometimes physical — distress.”
Below are six types of stressful relationships we’re likely to encounter at some point in our lives and how they affect our psychological well-being, plus, most importantly, what to do about it.
The Person Who Doesn’t Like You