What if we could take the pressure and expectation out of dating and just look at the experience as a chance to meet someone new, potentially make a new friend and maybe have a little fun in the process?
Lately I’ve found myself searching for you in the faces of people I pass on the street.
The need for this hits me so abruptly sometimes that it seems like all that would ever matter ever. It is poignant and crippling, the sudden realization that you do not want to be alone when you were perfectly contented just moments ago.
Once you say that mean-spirited, below-the-belt comment; you can never take it back. Remember that!
Losing your friendship, if that’s what it was, may suck for the guy, especially if he had strong feelings for you. However, you ruined the friendship by ending it.
There is something different about a soul sister.
1. Eat an entire pan of brownies together as you discuss your plans for living a healthier lifestyle.
See, once I know that my guy friend has the hots for me, the times of us kickin’ it old school are no more. Our once-pure friendship, based off of a mutual search for the meaning of life and a good ass time, has mutated into “potential conquest” and I see that as the point of no return.
It’s important in any kind of relationship that we learn to identify the red flags when interacting with people who display malignant narcissism and/or antisocial traits, so we can better protect ourselves from exploitation and abuse, set appropriate boundaries with others, and make informed decisions about who we keep in our lives.
9. Good friends look at pictures of your ex’s new girlfriend and say you’re prettier, but camp friends see the picture and compare her to different kinds of zoo animals, demons, and their deceased grandmothers.