People Have Forgotten How To Be Friends...Watch this post
I honestly believe that. There are people whose names I know, who actually refer to themselves as being my friends, and consider themselves to be mine.
They don't behave like friends, though. How............how does a person fit the category of "Friend", anyway? How would I know that those people are friends, or just people I know.
There are 4 main characters in this situation. I've known one for 48 years, one for around 35 years, etc.. At absolutely no time have they ever picked up a phone and started a conversation with me, voluntarily.
If they and I are in conversation, on the phone, it's because I've phoned them...they just seem to have no interest, beyond themselves. I've spent decades telling them that, day or night, awake or asleep, dead or comatose, they can call me if they need to. Many times arose during which they needed somebody and...no phone rang at my house.
Whenever they need something from me, they phone and ask about it. Even when they know I'm going through a bad time and could use somebody to help work things out with...the phone has never - not even once - sounded off. I don't see how they can assume themselves to be friends of mine.
The art of friendship appears to be a dying one!
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