There are three types of friends: best friends, friends, and fake friends. We all have at least one of each. Once in a while, we get them mixed up, but sooner or later we get them straightened out. Here's an open letter to all of my fake friends.
Dear Fake Friend,
I know who you are. You fooled me for a while, but I slowly figured you out! Thank you for opening my eyes and making me realize who you really were. It's funny watching you now pretend to be my friend and then going off and talking behind my back. I mean, it's cool, just don't expect me to have your back.
To all of my fake friends from when I was growing up, you are the real MVPs! Many of you were my fake friends, but some of you had my back in the darkest times of my life. Some of my fake friends know very sensitive secrets about my life and, to this day, no one else knows them. I have no hard feelings about you, I just wished that you would have said things to my face. I trusted some of you and even considered you to be a friend, but you are who you are.
I'm not going to confront anyone or start things, I'll just let you be who you want to be. Just understand that if you hurt my friends or best friends, I will confront you. It's one thing to be my fake friend, but it's another to be a fake to my friends! No, I won't tell them who to hang out with and who not to hang out with, but I won't let you run all over them.
With that being said, you don't always have to call out your fake friends even though you know who they are. Let them own up to what they have said and done. Just remember, don't let them run your life or change who you are. Just smile and move on. Trust me, it's not worth it.