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10 Sure Signs You’re a Bitch and Don’t Even Know It

Are your romantic and platonic relationships going down the drain? Here are 10 signs you’re a bitch and what you can do to knock it off.

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Are you a bitch? Let’s face it, everyone is at some point or another, right? I mean, who wouldn’t cop an attitude if they had blood draining from their genitals and cramps that have you practically paying rent to a heating pad? That being said, there’s a huge difference between a period-bitch and a mean bitch. There’s totally a chance you’re a bitch and a mean girl in disguise, and you just haven’t realized it yet!

If you think the term “bitch” only refers to high school girls aiming their anger at boys, you’re dead wrong. Bitchiness has transcended your typical high school halls and now follows women everywhere, even well into their career lives, charging men and fellow females along the way.

Yes, you’re a bitch if you see these signs in yourself

Don’t let your case of the nasties ruin your friendships or your romantic relationships. Here are 10 signs that you’re a bitch, or at least are coming off like one, and what you can do about it.

#1 You are the False Compliment Queen. We’ve all seen Mean Girls. Do you find yourself telling your colleague how great her eyeliner looks, or what a fabulous necklace she’s wearing, when what you really meant was, “What were you thinking?”

A playful cousin of the False Compliment Queen is the girl who refuses to compliment. Does your friend’s latest Instagram post make her look like a sexual goddess, yet you can’t even bring yourself to double-tap? If you partake in these bitchy faux compliments, you need to check yourself! [Read: Are good-looking girls mean or nice?]

#2 You take secret joy in other’s misfortunes… even your own friend’s. Imagine that your skinny, blonde, stunningly beautiful BFF and her perfect-on-paper boyfriend suddenly split. She calls you crying, and you can’t help but feel a smile forming in the corner of your lips. Why? Because you are a secret bitch who takes pleasure in other people’s pain. [Read: How to stop being jealous of someone else’s success]

#3 You’re constantly correcting people. There are several correcting behaviors that only bitches do, and they’re all equally annoying. For example, you correct your friends even when you know full well what they meant to say. Why bother interrupting your girl just to nitpick? Another nasty habit is constantly criticizing your friends about their life choices, all while ignoring all of your own bad decisions.

#4 Friends joke that you have resting bitch face *but they’re 100% serious*. Negativity is a real downer, and if your friends keep joking that you have a case of the R.B.F., you may just be the Negative Nancy of the bunch.

If you hang out at social events and always have time to bitch about it afterwards, you might want to rethink your attitude and try a smile for once. Nobody likes a critic, and nobody likes a bitch, either! [Read: Is your negative thinking ruining your life?]

#5 You keep scandalous evidence… just not your own. Bitches keep records, and we don’t mean the musical kind. Do you have folders on your phone dedicated to scandalous photos or misdeeds of your friends, family, or former lovers? Bitches don’t let it go, and they always have the evidence for blackmailing. Scale back the bitchiness by deleting your stash and learning to forgive and forget!

#6 Your friends are afraid of you. If your friends know that when you say, “What do you think, honestly?” you absolutely mean, “Tell me exactly what I want to hear, or you’re dead,” then you, my friend, may be riding high in bitch town. Only bitches make their friends afraid of them.

#7 Check your emojis. One way to see what kind of a bitch you’re being is to check your list of recently used emojis. Sweet girl emojis include the smiley, winky face, hearts, kissy face, cherries, and so on. The bitch? Her top emojis will definitely be the nail polish, glass of wine, party favor, girl with her hand up *like yeah, whatever*, and both the clapping hands and the thumbs-up icons *used sarcastically, of course*. [Read: 15 signs you’re a high-maintenance woman]

#8 Your boyfriend’s friends don’t want to hang out with you. Bro time is hard to get in on. It’s definitely healthy for both parties in a relationship to maintain their friendships on the side, so when your man invites you to come hang out with the bros, consider it an honor.

If his friends absolutely refuse to invite you along, though, consider it a sign! If his friends downright bail at the notion that you’re coming along for guy’s night, something’s definitely amiss.

Hey, his friends may be d-bags, but they may have influence over what your man thinks. Pro tip? Do a little sucking up to the boys before you reveal your inner bitch.

#9 You’re extremely competitive. Healthy competition can definitely spice up a game of pool or a Call of Duty sesh with your man, but some girls take it too far.

Whether you’re screaming at your lover for beating you at a board game, or you’re blatantly calling girls whom you find intimidating sluts and whores, one thing’s for sure: you’ve got a case of the bitch. [Read: 6 little ways to stop being so jealous in a relationship]

#10 You’re a boyfriend stealer. Girls are supposed to be there for one another, on each other’s side, girl power! Yet many of them seem to turn on each other at the drop of a hat, and that aforementioned competitiveness doesn’t help.

Prime example? The boyfriend stealer. You’ve met a guy, he tells you he has a girlfriend, and you insistently pursue him like you’ve got something to prove! Then, once you get him, you brag about it all over social media just to spite his ex. Nasty lady! [Read: 15 tips to be nice and loved by all instantly!]

Don’t let the fact that you’re a bitch get you down. Sure, you may show off your nasty side more than most, but you’re also a fierce and sexy babe who knows what she wants. Hey, if you’re not up for shredding your bitchiness, own it!

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Waverly Smith
Waverly Smith is a freelance writer who has been getting paid for spreading her sarcastic take on love, life, and sex since 2010. She is many things that people...
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