7. You’ll Lose Others’ Respect
It’s hard to respect someone who is untrustworthy and has a middle school mentality. Yes, gossip is immature and, as we just stated, petty. Not leadership qualities.

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8. You Become a Mean Girl
Remember the middle school mentality thing? That also means you’re a grown-up mean girl. It’s not cute when you’re a teen and it definitely isn’t pretty when you’re an adult.