Cutting ties & moving forward.

Happy New Year everyone 🙂
I hope 2016 treats you well .

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I wanted to write this blog as it’s something I’ve been thinking about for a while .
I went through a lot in 2015 . The ups and the major downs.  It was a long roller coaster ride of emotions .
But one thing that has taken a while to click with me, is the loss of friends .

We all go through life meeting new people. We all lose someone in some way shape or form , but I’m not on about the ‘normal’ loss of friends through losing contact or just life getting in the way.  I’m on about losing someone who you considered to be a friend .
The fake friend.
Someone who you put your life on hold for , to meet up with.
Someone who you threw your problems aside for and tried to help them when they were at breaking point .
(But who wouldn’t do this for you .)

And then when their life starts to pick back up, they kick you to the curb .

It feels awful .
The feeling of being used .
No one deserves that .
I don’t understand how people can put someone through it .

Oh my life is hell , they’ll understand

– When you become good enough for them. –

Now my life is back on track, I don’t need that ‘negative’ friend who has helped me through it all, I’ll just kick them to the curb and move on with my life” .

– The part where they become too good for you and you become the negative one . Because they are on the slight “up” that life has given them . –

I’ve been thinking about it a lot . As I do over think things, that’s the whole thing about anxiety .
As much as it magnifies every emotion , it can , every once in a while , make you see things clearly .

I gave my time .
I gave up hours of my days .
I would drop everything for this friend .
I would push my problems aside and I would listen to them go on and on about theirs .
They would cry,  get angry and really vent .
They needed someone and I was willing to be that someone .
To be the shoulder .
I truly believed that they wanted to be friends .
That they were a nice person .
When really , they just saw me for the soft person that I am .
For the person who will do anything to see others happy .

As soon as I had done my work . They got their life back on track , for now. They have a job again , and I feel like they now think they’re better than me. 

I had tried to make contact with this person . But there was always some excuse .
I asked them if everything was ok between us .

They lied .

I then saw them when out and about and they ignored me but acknowledged my friend .

Then in passing conversation between said friends , they dropped the news in about a job .

And it all clicked .

Whilst they think they’re being clever . They’re actually showing their true self .

I was good enough when no one else would listen to them , but the minute they get a part of their life back , boom . I’m not good enough .

They only got their idea of said job , from me . Which is what I find amusing .

I’m better than her now , because I have the job she said would be perfect for me and pointed me in the right direction

But instead of a thank you , I just get tossed aside .

The best part to it all ?

They don’t realise that with depression , it’ll always come back .

The paranoir , the sleepless nights , Panic attacks , feeling ill , feeling unwanted , unloved . Etc .
It isn’t a once in a life time thing that just goes over night . Depression is always there . It just hides until you let your guard down , and then it jumps right back on .

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2015 taught me a lot of hard lessons . The main one is having to let go .

So this blog , is me letting go .
It’s the final goodbye to a toxic relationship .
I may be unfit to work because of health issues , but that doesn’t give anyone the right to treat me like an underdog .
It doesn’t make you a better person because you can get up pain free every day . It doesn’t change who you are .
And nothing gives you the right to treat someone this way .

I know I’m not the only one who has gone through this .
So my advice to you is , cut them off .
Don’t let them get to you. 
They used you and yes it sucks .
They took your nice nature and used it to their advantage .
But that doesn’t make you a bad person , it makes them the bad person .
So instead of just dwelling on it , say your final goodbye , in what ever way you feel appropriate,  and cut all ties .

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I feel good after venting all of this 🙂
Now I can move on to the next chapter of my life .
I hope you can too 🙂

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4 thoughts on “Cutting ties & moving forward.

  1. I can relate. Three years ago I went through the same with a false friend. In the end she was so ungrateful. It was really hard and hurt a lot. I earned lot from giving too much to her. Now I won’t give that much without reciprocity.

    Good and healing thoughts to you.

    Kate

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    • It’s awful how people can treat others this way .
      I will never understand it .
      I’m too soft and I know this . My mother tells me all the time to be careful who I trust .
      I’m normally a good judge of character , but from time to time the odd few slip through .
      I just can’t get my head around it . And the fact that they think they have done no wrong !!
      I suppose it will hit them when they get a downer again and realise we won’t be taken for a mug again 🙂

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      • On some level they really know that they were putting themselves first, my best friend sure did and no matter how hard I tried she still didn’t meet me halfway no matter what I asked for. I’m not sure what she thought about it afterwards, because I stopped reading her emails and blocked her. She was enraged at me and throwing that at me and that was a line I would not let someone cross. I have better boundaries now and I believe that looking for someone who can be a friend, no matter what shit they are going through, is someone who will be lolyal to a friend. Still looking for that in real life, but I have that online and that is huge progress. I believe that you will get there too and surpass where I am at right now.:) I know it’s sad, but I believe in you and believe that you will get through it.

        Good and healing thoughts to you.

        Kate

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      • It is very sad how sour some people can be .
        But we live and learn 🙂
        And thank you !
        I’m sure you will find more , kind people who you can fill you life up with too .
        Sadly , they are rare gems these days . But it only means that it will be worth the wait 🙂

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