Is there a word for friends who will be nice enough when you’re together in public but ignore you utterly if you try to message them or reach out or communicate in any way?

Like, what’s the painful opposite of an online friend? You know, someone who ignores you when you reach out.


@phildini my and my sister’s entire experience of high school

(But seriously: superficial friend? Midwestern Nice? Show friend?)

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