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Friends. Everyone has them and everyone needs them. They’re there with you through the good and bad times. We’re saying ‘Yay!’ to friendship!

Everyone’s lied at some point, there’s no point denying it, so if you find out a mate has lied about something then try to figure out why they’ve done it. It’s totally understandable to be mad, to feel hurt, because it’s not cool when your mates lie to you, but try and think about why and when you’ve lied before and then think about what your mate might have gone through before making the lie up.

This is basically what happened to Mikal, who’s vlogged about the time a friend of his made up a girlfriend to try and impress everyone. Yeah, it’s a lame thing to do, but we all secretly want to impress our friends and Mikal realised this. He helped his friend, and challenged his other mates when they started to call the guy out and embarrass him. It’s pretty much gonna be the case that if someone has lied, they’ve done it because when people are feeling jealous, or worry they have no life or no friends, they make something up to fill that (imagined!) gap in their lives.

Watch the video and remember that, although your anger at being lied to is totally valid, it’s not good to hold grudges or have a go at your friends when they make mistakes. We all do it, so accept and move on.

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