I’m hopeful when a friendship begins. I’m grateful when a friendship grows. But I’m hurt and perplexed when a friendship shifts.
During a recent conversation with a friend, awkwardness hung over every word. Our once familiar space felt foreign to me. It was evident our friendship was changing.
We’ve been friends for years, but now phone calls are fewer. Texts are shorter. Sharing has become shallow.
If you’ve ever had a friendship shift, you know the symptoms: Disruption followed by silence or distance followed by absence.
Sometimes it’s by mutual understanding; when the busyness of life competes with our priorities. Other times…
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