Survey: Friends Sick of Hearing About Your Ex

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Fifty percent of people have avoided a friend or family member who talks too much about their relationship problems, says a survey of 1,000 U.S. adults conducted by "professional services website" Pearl.com, the Daily News reports"Friends can be great resources when it comes to dating advice, but at a certain point, they can get tired of hearing about your issues and just tell you what you want to hear rather than give you the advice you really need," said Jennifer Kelman, a life coach with Pearl. The number rises to 64 percent among 25-to-34-year-olds, suggesting that exes are getting more annoying. Or young people are harsher friends. Or this life coach just really wants you to pay her to analyze your texts.