Whether your best friend complains endlessly about her job, has a couple of kids that drive you crazy or is married to a jerk, chances are you keep your mouth shut, despite your growing annoyance. Why? Because you don't want to offend her and, possibly, ruin your relationship. "Women tend to feel responsible for their friends' feelings," says therapist Julie Hanks, director of Utah-based Wasatch Family Therapy, "so we keep our mouths shut to prevent jeopardizing the friendship." But in some cases, holding your feelings in does more harm than good. Here, real women share what they've never told their BFFs, and experts give advice on whether they should spill the beans or keep quiet on the matter.
1. "I don't like your boyfriend."
"My best friend is in a toxic relationship. It's the same story over and over: He gets drunk, they have a fight and she 'kicks him out.' But then he apologizes, and she forgives him. I want to tell her he's bad for her, but IRead More »from 7 Things Your Best Friend Won't Tell You