They say you learn who your true friends are when the chips are down. Can’t say I agree. I say you learn who your true friends are when the important things are going on.
Sure I had people there for me when I was down. Believed they were friends. They listened they supported. They tried to fix it.
But the moment things started going well for me they disappeared. Graduation, 30th birthday. Great days, new hobbies. They didnt acknowledge any of it.
You see they were fix it people. Needing to save people. Wanted me at their sad level. Didn’t like how I stood up for myself. How I well kept my home. Battled my demons. They couldn’t take the credit for what I’d done myself and they all ran.
Saddest part they walked away from someone truly there for them. Who wanted to celebrate their lives. Who hurt to see them in pain. Someone who apologised when wrong and held them in crisis.
Yet here I am the one feeling abandoned and rejected.
Maybe I just try to hard