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Liana Smith Bautista, Contributor
July 12, 2011

BFF to the Rescue: 5 Tips on When You Should Step in to Defend a Friend

How do you know when enough is enough? Check out this quick guide on FN. By Liana Smith-Bautista
It's only natural to feel offended when someone says less less than flattering comments about your friends or family. While there are comments you can brush off, there are some that should just be straightened out right then and there. But when should you step in, and when should you just choose to ignore negative statements?

Scroll through the gallery below for tips on when you should come to your friends' (or loved ones') defense.

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(First published as "Sharon Cuneta Defends KC from Bad Press + 5 Tips on When You Should Step in to Defend a Friend" on Female Network;all screencaps from Glee courtesy of Fox)

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Liana Smith Bautista
Liana Smith Bautista was an editor with Female Network from December 2010 until July 2012. She now works part-time as a freelance writer and editor and helps run her family's beach resort the rest of the time... Read more...
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