How to turn down your BGF (without wrecking your friendship)
His Answer: Henry, 15, told us “Just be kind and honest. Lying is the worst possible thing you could do and being rude about it just makes it harder to stay friends.”
Decoded: There is no need to come up with an elaborate lie about why you can’t go out, because sooner or later he will find out, and then you will feel even worse. Don’t get defensive either and act like a total brat because then you could even ruin the friendship.