• Contemporary Book Review

    My Sweet Friend

    Warnings: Gaslighting My Thoughts I feel that most people have been friends with a toxic friend at least once in their life. My Sweet Friend is a character study of unhealthy friendships and the way that it harms both parties. It shows the dual perspectives of both Rosie and Alexa, and showcases each character’s vulnerabilities. Many I’m sure will relate to Rosie, who steadily finds herself breaking down after being gaslighted by someone she perceived to be a friend. Alexa is a pathological liar that is doomed to continually make the same mistakes because she becomes so deeply invested in her lies yet is completely reliant on other people for…