Guys Busting on Me

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Guys Busting on Me

Dear GZ Advisor,
I really like this guy and I think he likes me, but whenever he's around his guy friends he totally busts on me, and makes fun of me. I'm tired of being made fun of. What to do?
Signed, Worried

Dear Worried,
I'd be worried about you if you weren't tired of being made fun of by this guy!

This situation doesn't feel right because it ISN'T.

You say that you think this guy likes you, but his behavior says something else. If this is a relationship that has potential, you need to talk to him. Find out what his true feelings for you are. If he does like you, he needs to know how you feel when he makes fun of you, and he needs to stop doing it.

He may be trying to show off in front of his friends, but in the process, he's hurting you. You deserve to be treated well, and by learning how to stick up for yourself you will increase the number of healthy relationships you have. You can't have a healthy relationship with someone who puts you down all the time.

Good luck to you, the GZ Advisor