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Are You Addicted to Your Friends?

Are You Addicted to Your Friends?

by Kathleen Jacobs

It's great to have a support system, but not so healthy when that girlfriend network becomes a crutch. So are you over-reliant on your friends? Take our quiz and find out!

You spot a close friend at the mall with someone you introduced her to. You feel:
1 of 7 questions

Option A

Guilty because you haven't called her in days

Option B

Embarrassed to be seen coming out of the Build-A-Bear Workshop

Option C

Like crying because you weren't invited

Option D

Pleased to see that your friends have hit it off so well

You spend lots of your free time thinking about people - your boss, boyfriend, best friend - who aren't actually nearby at that moment.
2 of 7 questions

Option A

True

Option B

False

Thank God it's Friday - but you're home alone. How are you holding up?
3 of 7 questions

Option A

Fantastic! Time to kick your feet up and sip some wine.

Option B

Excited to finally have a chance to catch up with TiVo.

Option C

Sleepy and ready to crash for the night.

Option D

Fidgety and a little bit anxious too.

Hooray! You just got asked out by some cutie, but you don't know if you like him. Who do you call?
4 of 7 questions

Option A

Ghostbusters

Option B

No one. I hold my breath and go for it.

Option C

Only my best friend — but I call her every day anyway.

Option D

The whole gang. I put on the headset and speed-dial away!

Your very favorite gal pal just got the latest "It" bag. It's expensive, but you absolutely have to own one too.
5 of 7 questions

Option A

True

Option B

False

You promised to watch the big game with your sweetie when your BFF calls and asks you to go shopping. You:
6 of 7 questions

Option A

Grab your handbag and head out the door

Option B

Beg off, citing the need to make guacamole

Option C

Invite her over to hang out with the two of you

Option D

Blow off both of them for some alone time

Your closest cohort confesses she wants to move closer to her family - in another state. You:
7 of 7 questions

Option A

Make plans to host a surprise good-bye party.

Option B

Admit you're sad but give her a hug. It's best for her.

Option C

Decide never to speak to her again.

Option D

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