I feel really bad for saying this, but someone who is supposed to be my best friend, is just making me feel really crappy lately. She is a wonderful person and a wonderful friend but lately her life has just been all about the drama. Kids, boyfriend, her ongoing feud with an ex bff.
I try to be supportive and helpful but she is the type that wants to complain but won't take any advice and while I feel bad for her, I don't. If that makes sense. Then, with this ex friend, its not good enough to leave well enough alone, she antagonizes the woman and then complains when she strikes back and I feel caught in the middle.
Another thing that has been upsetting me, I am trying to fill my life with positive vibes and with her it's either how she hates everyone and everyone's a bitch or it's all about kinky sex stuff. It's funny once in a while but I'm starting to feel like someone that ate way too much chocolate and is about to puke. I'm starting to question if she really is a good friend or if I am starting to go my separate way in my thinking.
Maybe my depression is rearing its ugly head again or maybe I really have had enough. I'm just conflicted because I don't want to end our friendship but I find myself wanting to distance myself a bit, maybe take a break. Any insight? Advice?
Answer by LeJane at 10:46 PM on Jun. 1, 2013
Only you can decide if the friendship is worth keeping or not. How long have you been friends with her? How close are you? From the sounds of things, you should take the break, for your own peace of mind. Just screen your calls & be too busy for a while. Being around such emotionally draining people can take a lot out of you, so do what you need to do for yourself for a while.
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Answer by gdiamante at 7:34 PM on Jun. 2, 2013
OP- It sounds like you are a bit shy in social situations. Or is it just when it's people you don't know very well? If that's the case, I usually find 1 or 2 people to strike up a conversation with. Either way, it sounds like you need to hang out with some people whose company you enjoy. Have a BBQ & invite some different people over. :)
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