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Old 11-16-2018, 09:05 PM
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Default Re: When Do You End A Friendship?

About 10 years ago, I had a number of acquaintances who seemed to be mainly draining me. I was picking up the phone when they needed to vent. They were self-absorbed. I must have been providing some validation that they were looking for. But I noticed that I felt used. So I started reducing the time I would allot them. They all have slipped away.

I can't say I miss them. I don't. They were emotionally leeching off me. (Most of them were older than me, so I don't think it was a maturity issue.) I didn't break these friendshbhip in any overt way. I just became less available. I will never go back to how I used to be.
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