“Stop wasting your time on people who treat you well one day, but then act like you don’t even exist the next.”

Getting used by a close friend, family member or significant other is something that no one wants to ever experience in their life. A person can take advantage of you and use you for your kindness, generosity or even to make them look good. Stop wasting your time on people who treat you well one day, but then act like you don’t even exist the next. It’s important to recognize the signs of being used and to do what you can to stop it from continuing to happen.

5 Top Signs You Are Being Used

1.They only come around when they want something from you. This could be someone that seems to only come around when they want to borrow something or need a favor doing something for them. They are difficult to get a hold of when you would like to reach out to them for a favor.

2. The relationship is one sided. You find yourself always changing your plans in order to accommodate them. They won’t budge when it comes to rearranging their schedule for you. In a healthy relationship, both people need to give and take, it should not be one-sided.

3. You find yourself always paying for things. They conveniently leave their wallet at home or just don’t offer to pay for meals or activities that you do together. You find yourself doing most of the driving and they do not even offer to help you out with gas money.

4. They don’t value your needs. When you tell them how you feel about something or what you need in the relationship, they are quick to devalue the importance of it.

5. You feel uncomfortable around them. When a relationship is out of balance you may start to feel uneasy around a person that is using you. This is a good signal to you that you need to make some changes in this relationship. Sometimes this means saying goodbye.

If you are in any type of a relationship where you feel like you are being used, you owe it to yourself to address the issue with the user. If they continue to use you, it’s time to end the relationship.

Every one deserves to have relationships in their life that help increase their self-worth, confidence and make them feel respected. These are the things to look for in a healthy relationship. Don’t settle for anything less.

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