You might think that you aren't using other people to your advantage -- but you'd be wrong. Don't beat yourself up about it -- everyone does it, though that's really no excuse. Today, re-examine your relationships and take a critical look at the ones that are more about increasing your social status and popularity than about a real connection between two people. If you desire deeper relationships with the people in your social circle, you can have them. It's up to you to take the first step.