Have you ever found yourself in a predicament where you have grown apart from ol

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  1. Katrina1981 profile image77
    Katrina1981posted 4 years ago

    Have you ever found yourself in a predicament where you have grown apart from old friends?

  2. dashingscorpio profile image88
    dashingscorpioposted 4 years ago

    Yes it's the ebb and flow of life.
    Interests and priorities change, dating/marriage or having children take up more time. Careers can also be demanding forcing one to spend more time bonding with co-workers than social contacts. Last but not least traveling and other various experiences which are radically different from that of your old friends can also create distance or make you feel like you have less in common.
    "People come into your life for a Reason, a Season or a Lifetime."
    - Brian A. "Drew" Chalker

    1. Katrina1981 profile image77
      Katrina1981posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Great response, I agree!!  I've found that I have changedmore than them and there is a large disconnect.  Most of my friends were for a season.

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    jonaiveposted 4 years ago

    Yes. And though it happens to almost everybody, it undoubtedly hurts. And in my case, I tend to have some sort of guilt about it because I was the one who changed. I was the one who kinda forgot them. It's painful but we just have to move on eventually.

    1. Katrina1981 profile image77
      Katrina1981posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      it does indeed hurt, but we must move on and do what is best for the present circumstances we are in.  God bless!

  4. DeepThought258238 profile image68
    DeepThought258238posted 4 years ago

    My mother always told me that the amount of true friends you would have in life that stuck by you thru the years no matter what happens, you would be able to count in one hand if that. I agree with the comments made, but I have also have experienced the truthfulness of my mother's words.

    1. Katrina1981 profile image77
      Katrina1981posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I have as well, I can honestly say that the amount of friends I thought I had at one time have decreased dramatically.  My mother gave me the same advice, now I find myself giving it to my children.

  5. DDE profile image24
    DDEposted 4 years ago

    I always believe that  at your worst times you will know who you true friends really are and that is my best way of saying it out. I have lost so called friends those who I thought were my friends and I feel much better than having them around.

    1. Katrina1981 profile image77
      Katrina1981posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I feel better as well, because what is the use of having a friend around that can only be there through the good.

  6. manatita44 profile image83
    manatita44posted 4 years ago

    Grown apart, yes, but a good thing rather than a predicament. Nothing is ever permanent or lasting. As we born, so we will grow old and die. Friends also move on.

    My case was infinitely more beautiful. I read a book one day and woke up to the Light of God. From then on my relationship with friends, alcohol, parties, desires and food took a new and different course. You might say that I was called to a new life. Not a predicament, my sweet.

    1. Katrina1981 profile image77
      Katrina1981posted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Great response!  Yes, when we accept Christ into our lives, friends as well as old habits don't seem significant anymore.

  7. realtalk247 profile image74
    realtalk247posted 4 years ago

    Yes. Make tracks and then move on.  Some people are a part of the past for a reason.  If you don't have similar lifestyle, dreams, and mentality there is a reason why they were left behind.  Just as light and dark can not dwell together neither can those upward bound hang around crabs ready to celebrate your defeat because in your success their failures are evident.


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