If someone says that you don’t make it worth their while to be friends, it can be hurtful and difficult to hear. Here are some steps you can take in response:
- Ask for clarification: Try to understand why the person feels this way. Ask them to be specific about what you do that makes them feel this way. Listen to their perspective without getting defensive.
- Consider their feedback: Once you understand their perspective, reflect on what they’ve said. Is there any truth to their feedback? Are there changes you could make to improve the relationship?
- Express your feelings: Share how you feel about the situation in a calm and non-confrontational way. Let the person know that their comments hurt you and that you value the friendship.
- Focus on positive relationships: If the person is not willing to work on the friendship, it may be best to focus your energy on other positive relationships in your life. Surround yourself with people who value and appreciate you.
- Move on: If the person is consistently negative or hurtful towards you, it may be best to end the friendship. It’s important to prioritize your own well-being and surround yourself with people who uplift and support you.
Remember that not everyone will want to be friends with you, and that’s okay. Focus on building positive relationships with those who value and appreciate you for who you are.