At their best, friendships consist of two people bonded by mutual respect; at their worst, they're downright cruel. When the Cut asked around, more than a few women were quick to tell us: They’d seen close friends do some pretty mean things. For tales of betrayal, backstabbing, exclusion — even one case of petty theft — read below: 11 women on the meanest thing they've experienced at the hands of a friend, and the meanest things they've done to friends, too.
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