Scientists: Your Meanest Friend Actually Loves You The Most

By: Speedy

June 1, 2017

Do you have a really mean friend? You know that friend who is always on your case for something?

Well, it turns out that friend actually loves you the most. They just want what’s best for you, according to scientists.

Researchers at the University of Plymouth surveyed 140 adults about hypothetical situations. Situations like seeing how they reacted to someone procrastination or being afraid.

So what did they find? Well, the researchers say that those who insulted their friends were not actually doing it because they’re mean-spirited. Those are the friends who just want what's best for you, apparently.

Your meanest friend is usually more empathetic to your struggles. In fact, they really just want you to succeed.