People who love to talk about others, why should you avoid them?
It's not uncommon to hang out with people who like to talk bad about other people. If you come across this group of people, it's best to stay away from them. They're toxic for your mental health and will only bring you down.
What constitutes as talking badly about others? Usually, it can be sarcasm that is borderline offensive or criticism on someone’s character. Sometimes the person may come off as mean, but chances are they didn’t mean anything by what they said. If you are with someone who loves to talk about others, then it’s best to end the relationship. You could only get hurt and end up feeling awkward for no reason. It’s not uncommon for people to be bothered by other people’s success, but it isn't a good idea to bring other people into your life and let them put you down. So if you're hanging out with someone who talks badly about others, try talking about them instead. If they don't want to talk about it, then let them be. If you feel embarrassed to talk bad about people, you can always change the subject or excuse yourself from the room and give yourself time to cool down. People who like to talk badly about others like to make themselves seem superior in some way. If this is indeed something that they're trying to do, then it won't work because in reality, they're only making themselves seem insecure. If you run into a problem with a friend who loves to talk about others, then try talking about others with them. They'll see it's not a good thing to talk badly about other people and they may stop the habit of doing so. Just remember, if you know someone who loves to talk badly about other people, cut them out of your life. It isn't worth your time and it will only make you feel bad in the end.