In one perspective, Facebook de-friendships have been going on for thousands of years — it’s one person’s final act, the last move to sting the other.
Jason moved onto my street in the early summer of 1983. I was ten and he was nine and like most every other kid who encountered him for the first time, I couldn’t stand him.
Wouldn’t it really be more useful to know what to do once you’ve already royally screwed up?
Hi, my name is Molly and I’m deeply not perfect.
So if you want to make sure you’re a great friend, you’ll want to:
Making friends isn’t always super easy, but that doesn’t mean you’ve got to settle for being friends with just anyone.
I will hide this, most days, from myself.
Be the friend you’d like to have. Yes? Yes.
Whether it’s their quick humor, their obvious sincerity or simply the comfortable easiness you have when around them, we inadvertently end up spending our time with the people we’ve identified as close friends, buddies, or comrades.