We all lose friends in life, sometime we just drift apart, other times over silly arguments and sometimes because of third party interference. When you suffer from mental illness this loss can not only hurt more it often becomes a piece of self blame, your illness can convince you that you or your illness was the reason. In truth if they stop liking you, their loss. If they stop liking you because of your illness then that’s your gain. People who care, always care, those that don’t are not worth the effort.
Today confirmed that someone who was my friend for 10 years doesn’t want anything to do with me. I will explain further.
This friend has been in a relationship for a number of years with an absolute dick. I have no idea why she is with him. I have thought for a long time that he is abusive to her. I never voiced this to her in the hope that she would one day discover this for herself.
To see a good friend change so much because of said boyfriend was hard to see. These changes were not for the better. My friend went from being outgoing, bubbly, confident to quiet and unsure. She now drinks to excess as her boyfriend does this. This was someone who didn’t drink much until she met this loser.
I sat back and kept quiet on so many ocassions She told me about the…
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