11 Types of Friendships Every 20-Something Knows Too Well

Urban Dictionary defines 'friends' as, “People who make you laugh till you pee your pants. When you don’t have enough money to get an ice cream, they chip in… Someone who tells you if you're being stupid, but who doesn't make you feel stupid.” In a perfect life, all of our friends would fit that description, but we know all too well that isn’t always the case. Throughout our lives, we come across so many different people and make such different types of friends that we begin to see patterns. These are the 11 types of friendships every twenty something knows all too well. 

1. The Backstabbing Biotch

This is the type of friendship that starts off strong… too strong. You hang out often and trust her with your life and then one day she does some shady shit leaving you hurt, pissed and confused. She’s a conniving hoe in disguise, so watch out.  

2. The Social Climbing User 

This friend acts like they care about you, that they cherish your friendship and want to be besties for life. But in reality, she only needs you for the time being. You’re just another step on her social climbing ladder. She’ll call you if she needs you, but only when you’re beneficial to her grand scheme. Girl, bye. 

3. The Big Mouth

At first, this friendship is so entertaining. They always have the hottest gossip to tell you and there’s never a dull moment. They're always asking you about what's going on in your life and acting like they care, they make you feel important and interesting. Until you start hearing your own personal shit come back around and realize there’s only one culprit: the big mouthed bitch you confided in. 

4. The Hoe Bag

She seems fun as hell at first, but then she gets annoying. This type of friend is always trying to hang out with guys and gets irritated when you're not feeling it. A part of you doesn't even feel right bringing her around your guy because you never know what she might try. Hell, you can't even go out with her when you're not single because she's always pushing you to do some hoe shit with her.

5. The Part-Time Friend

This “friend” only comes around when it's convenient for them. They always have an excuse as to why they bullshitted you or why they can't do something they said they would. They have a good heart, but not a very committed one. And believe me, it gets old after awhile. You'll eventually cut them off and they'll act confused but in the long run, they’ll just go be a part-time friend elsewhere.  

6. The Party Friend

She's always ready to take you out and show you a good time. From going to a bar to throwing her own house party, she’s always down to drink. Going through a bad break up? Call her ASAP. She’s great to have around, but once she’s found someone new to party with, she’ll cut you out like you never even existed. 

7. The Work Wifey

You know when you wake up dreading having to go to work, then you walk in and she's standing there ready to help you laugh your way through the day. She's the shit and makes your day go by fast. But once one of you quits, the friendship just falls apart cause at the end of the day the only thing you really had in common was work. 

8. The Overly Possessive Friend

This is the one that's clingy as hell and annoyingly jealous. Always questioning you about who you were talking to and about what and who you’re hanging out with and why. They want to be the center of your world and if that position shifts, they get mad. And god forbid you don't reply fast enough, you’ll have hell to pay.  Kinda crazy if ya ask me.

9. The Best Friend Turned Ex-Friend

There's always that one friend who you thought would stick around forever. The one person you’ve been through so much with and then she turns around and finds a way to betray your trust. And not in a little way, in a there's-no-coming-back-from-that way. 

10. The "I'm In a Relationship Now, So I Ditched All My Friends," Friend

This friend is always around, is a ton of fun, then gets a boyfriend and disappears. You’ll call, you’ll text, but you only ever see her when she’s with her boyfriend. But heads up, when they break up, you’ll start hearing from her again. *eye roll

11. The Forever Friend

Out of all the friends, this is the one to hold onto. She has been there for you through the best of times and the worst of times. She's given you nothing but loyalty and honesty since day one. Yes, you've had ups and downs, but she's your ride or die and nothing will ever change that.

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