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Offended by a friend. How to stop being so offended easily?

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    I'm not even sure if we're friends but over the past few days we got super close. I went to his room (boarding school) and he snapped the door at my face asking me to go away cause he was really stressed about exams. He is super competitive and basically wants to get everything right and is quite overconfident
    I just got really offended by that and cant help thinking about it. Im very sensitive, and lets just say I dont have any close friends at this school cause Im new and even more sensitive to people being rude.

    Through trying to understand, and feel sorry for, the other person. You can think of all the reasons the person might be acting the way they do: perhaps it's stress, or they'd heard a rumour about you that actually isn't true, or they might even be going through a personal issue you know nothing about... Thinking this way really helps you see that it isn't about you but about them.

    He is still your friend by the way and probably a good one if you've become close.

    Perhaps your friend is suffering and bear a huge pressure now, try to understand his feeling and leave some space for him to calm down. If u really care about him, u can try to find a appropriate timing to communicate with him.
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