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19 Oct 2009

friends are not friends
Hi. I am just finding that more and more people are so self absorbed that they dont care about anybody else except themselves. My friends are exactly the same. When they are going thru a crises or sad, I am the first person they call. But when I am feeling sad, nobody cares. This whole weekend went by and not 1 phone call. I am counting them all off. From now on, it will just be me, myself and I. At least I wont let myself down.
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01 Jan 0001

Sadly, most "friends" are like that - as unreal as those on facebook or twitter. There are such things as genuine friends, but they are rare and to be treasured when you find them.
As Kelly says, invest less in these relationships, without necessarily giving them up entirely. Expect less, so when they come through for you, it can be a pleasant surprise.
And as almost says, they may just have been busy with their own lives - why didn't you call them ?
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