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Why do I feel offended when someone tells it like it is?

Maybe I have a lot of expectations. One time we were out camping and I asked my best friend, "Are you having a good time. Camping is the best!" She said, "NO because I'm not into camping, my chest hurts so no I am not enjoying myself."
My bestie always seems to snap me into reality. She always says I have unrealistic expectations and always want people to tell me what I wanna hear and the real world doesn't work like that.
She told me, "You know I don't sugarcoat stuff and I will tell it like it is, even if it hurts and someone doesn't wanna hear it. Sugarcoating will make things worse. Be lucky I am honest with you.
I appreciate her honesty but I don't like blunt.
morrgin · F
I keep writing a response and then deleting it. I'm afraid my reply to it might come off sounding like my thinking is way out there. I just have to give my thoughts to it though.
I'm assuming your friend is the about the same age as you. This is too young to be so negative. She says "the real world doesn't work like that". I feel she says this because something or someone has exposed her to a darker side of what some people unfortunately do to others. She is mad and resentful of those who are innocent to it. She needs help. She might tell you about it. She might have already tried. She still needs help but from a professional.
I could be way off.
SweetDreamsRubi · 26-30, F
[c=#800055]shes not telling it how it is shes just stating her opinion.
If she says it with attitide then yea Id be bothered too, its not your fault she doesn't like camping and isn't having fun, maybe you should take a friend who does enjoy those things. In the real world everyone is different and I find camping really enjoyable as well so thats just your friends problem. [/c]
BadShrimp · 36-40, M
It seems like you need better friends.
[@672617,BadShrimp] What do you mean?

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