Yesterday I opened Facebook and saw posts about the death of someone who used to be a regular part of my life. I’ve written before about my time working with a church youth group. I also wrote about leaving that church and how it seemed that no one noticed. And, finally, I wrote about my … More Losing a Friend You Already Lost
I will start this post by admitting that I am really bad about staying in touch with people. I don’t send messages to friends I have not seen in a while. I did not initiate any Zoom reunions during lockdown. I don’t plan social events and invite friends over. I’ve written about some of the … More Disappointing Messages
Why does TV think men and woman can’t be just friends? … More Why Can’t We Be Friends?
I feel like this one is a companion to the first love one I posted recently. Lessons learned from a life in the friend zone. In a recent post, I mentioned that most of my friends are women and that this has been the case for years. In a recent conversation with some of those … More Platonic Tater
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In a recent post, I mentioned that most of my friends are women and that this has been the case for years. In a recent conversation with some of those friends, I mentioned that many people don’t believe that you can love a person of the opposite…
Recently, I heard some news that made me think of old friends and how long it has been since I have seen many of them. My friends from high school and college have become pictures and status updates on Facebook. I guess that is to be expected when you live over 500 miles from where … More Lost Connections