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No matter what's going on in your life, good or bad, this type of friend will never ask you anything about it.
He is either: extremely self-absorbed and only wants to talk about himself, he usually avoids getting to close to people or he really thinks you're self-absorbed and doesn't want to hear you brag about your life.
He has tall walls up, at least toward you, and so he builds a little skit for you two to hang out in to make sure any authentic connection can be avoided.
Sometimes that person only does this out of social anxiety and can actually become a great friend if you manage to break through that wall.
Maybe you don't even realize you don't enjoy being friends with this person, or maybe you just like the idea of being friends with them.
Most likely, they feel the same way about you.
You usually get together after a long exchange of texts, because you can't seem to find the time that works for both of you.
Some ways to assess the nature of a friendship’s power dynamic: does one person cut in and interrupt the other person while they’re talking far more than the other way around? Is one person’s opinion or preference just kind of understood to carry more weight than the other’s? Is one person allowed to be more of a dick to the other than vice versa?
A near 50/50 friendship is ideal, but anything out to 65/35 is fine and can often be attributed to two different styles of personality.
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