Stumbling onto this article you may already have your own opinions and thoughts about cliques, or you may not even know what a clique is. Cliques are a small group of people who share similar interests, but are seclusive and unwelcoming of others. Often, you can recognize if a group of people are a clique when you feel judged and restricted from being yourself around them. Sometimes, that group will morph you into someone you're not, or they will creat a hostile environment for everyone around. This always has an unsettling impression for the people apart of these cliques or affected by them.