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25 Signs You're Definitely The Mooch Of Your Friend Group 

Jacob Shelton
Updated October 13, 2018 4.4k votes 364 voters 4.3k views

List Rules Vote up the most telling signs that you may be taking more than you are giving in your relationships.

If you have a close knit group of friends then you’re well aware that one of you is a moocher, and if you don’t know which friend it is, then it’s highly likely that you are the mooching friend. If you’re not sure where you fall on the mooch scale, ask yourself these questions: Do I ever pay for drinks? When was the last time I bought a new piece of furniture? Am I a bad friend? Being a moocher in a friend group isn’t about who has less money, it’s about a person who takes advantage of their friends without having the wherewithal to say thank you or reciprocate the friendly gesture. As you read through these telling signs that someone is a freeloader, ask yourself: am I a mooch?

It’s completely normal to ask yourself, “Do my friends like me?” Depending on how old you are, you’ve lived with yourself for close to 30 years so it makes sense that you’re exhausted with being around yourself – but that doesn’t mean that your friends hate you. However, if you’re the kind of person who takes and takes without ever giving back then your friends are probably thinking of kicking you out of the group, or at the very least they’re going to stop inviting you to their more exciting get-togethers. For many people, being a good friend is an important life goal - you may be sabotaging yourself without even realizing it. Vote on the most telling signs that you may be taking more than you are giving in your relationships. 

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Appetizers Seem Like A Splurge
You've Never Bought A Round Of Drinks
People Refer To You As "Absentminded"
You're Not Paying For Any Of Your Digital Streaming Subscriptions
Everyone Is Used To Your Excuses
You're Constantly Rationalizing Your Lifestyle With Your Friends
You're Weird About Sharing Your Food
People Instinctively Pay For Your Meals
When Was The Last Time You Did Your Own Laundry?
People Are Shocked When You Pay For Something
Nothing Is Ever Your Fault
You Only Bring Cheap Beer To Parties
People Are Surprised When You Don't Ask Them For Anything
Everyone Else Pays For Your Ride Share
You Look Considerably Worse Than Everyone In Your Group
People Are Always Asking If You Have Ambitions
You Live With Two Or More Roommates
You're Constantly Borrowing Clothing
You've Asked One Of Your Friends To Co-Sign A Loan
All Of Your Furniture Used To Belong To One Of Your Friends
You've Never Been Invited To A Major Life Event
You Give People Gifts That You End Up Using
Your Credit Card Is Constantly Being Declined
You've Been Referred To As The Group Mascot
You've Seriously Considered Filing A Frivolous Lawsuit