How do you deal with someone's negative attitude?

How do you deal with someone's negative attitude?

I've been dealing with someone who is depressed and pessimistic. I'm not exactly an optimist but he's dragging me down and I feel like I have a responsibility to make him happy but that's impossible because he refuses to be joyful! It's so aggravating to deal with someone who can't be happy when all you're trying to do is make him happy! How I am supposed to treat him?

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Mataways
Talk it out and still be yourself.
on May 19
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AwesomeGirl123
tell him/her if they won't stop their bad attitude you will not be friends anymore. If its like, all year lab partners, complain to a teacher.
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TheSortingHat
Did this happen all of a sudden? Like, was it that one day he was all sunshine and rainbows and the next he was a sack of garbage? Because it could be something happened to him, like maybe a family member died, or he has abusive parents. If he is just a negative person who ruins your day then avoid him.
Elleyd
He was always like that... One reason why I liked him... "There is nothing a woman likes more than to be needed." But, he got worse and worse until he started hurting me seemingly on purpose... I ended our relationship and cut him off.
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on September 08, 2014
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xxredfeatherx
i am not the most optomistic person but...i think you should make him happy and dont let him ruin ur day girl! (i am a girl if u didn't know XD)
Elleyd
i told him to get lost ---
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Mataways
That's kinda rude...
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on May 19
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Elleyd
thanks
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on July 14, 2014
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xxredfeatherx
nice work
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on July 14, 2014
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PoohRocks
You dont treat him no way if he dont wanna be happy then thats him your not suppose to sit around all day been unhappy jest because 1 person is unhappy. i have friends that dont like this girl because of something she did but that was to them she didnt do or say nothing bad to me or about so there for im not going sit around and talk bad about the girl becuase they dont like her. You shudnt be unhappy because he is if he dont like to be happy thats him tell him either cheer or See More▼
PoohRocks
your welcome! anytime and see there you go!!
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on May 14, 2014
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Elleyd
Thanks luckily i've gained some guts and I can shut him down now.
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head.cars.banging
I have a friend like that. Get to know him and become friends with him. then you will know about him and you can understand him.
Elleyd
if i kno him anymore i'll turn into him. he's been my best friend since 3rd grade and we were dating for 7-8 months and i broke up with him because he was being to "honest" and clingy.
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on April 10, 2014
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