Every relationship has its ups and downs and a friendship is no exception. Competition among friends is a good thing. You can teach each other to compete and get better in a healthy manner. However, when competition only results from envy, it can take very wrong turns if not checked and curbed at the right time. Competitive friends are hard to handle. It’s not that they hate you. They might be envious of a few things that compel them, sometimes even unknowingly, to put you down. If you’re troubled by such a friend, these tips will definitely reduce your problems, if not solve all of them.