I wrote this for a client…
“…As you get older, you see the only people who matter are those who stick with you. Think back to grade school friends. No matter how important they were are the time, they are of no importance at all, today.
This is even true of friends you become separated from. GOOD friends. Friends you spent years and years with. Traveled with. Shared things with. However it happens, if they let go of you or you of them, it’s a matter of time before you realize they’re really gone….and it doesn’t matter. They are no longer in your life…”
People choose to interact with you and maintain a relationship…or not. If they opt out, they become lost-in-space or lost in the graveyard of people you’ve known who have come and gone.
It’s not that common to be able to put a relationship back together after a significant separation, but it does happen.
Do you have regrets in this realm? Are there people you wished you’d have held on to? Or are you pretty much satisfied with how things are today?