I am in a situation, and have been for a while, where a friend of mine whom I am living with at college seems to be good "friends" with a person that actually bad for most of us (in our group of friends) to be around. We have expressed our feelings to this friend (the one who lives with us) and he seems to not really care, just telling us that we are too mean to this person and he is just being nice to this person.
However, there are a couple people in our group who genuinly hate this person, one even is trying to get this person to fail out of college so the person won't be around. Personally, I try to not hate anyone, and I don't hate this person, however it is harmful to me, and especially my soul to be around this person.
What are we to do? What would be the Orthodox thing to do? Our friend that hangs around this other person doesn't listen to us or even any advice we may give him. Sometimes he does do what we want him to do, (like choose to not be around this person or do what this person wants him to do) and then this person complains and raises a storm to him, and he caves into that. Because of this, some of our friends (sometimes including me unfortunately) accuse our friend of not being a "real man" and not having the "guts" (paraphrased) to tell this person no and to take charge and to not hang around this person.
Sometimes our friend even brings this person back to our house, and then he leaves, leaving this person with us rather than taking this person with him or asking her to leave. Even though this person is his guest and even though he knows this person is bad for us to be around.
To give our friend's perspective on this. He is friendly to this person because although this person has many bad traits that sometimes rub off on him, he chooses to be friends with this person because this person has lost all their other friends and has barely any others other than him.
So again, what are we to do? What would be the Orthodox thing for me to do?