“Brianna’s book is a beautiful expression of healing. You may unsubscribe at any time. Betrayal is one of the common reasons to end a friendship. So here are some ways to end any friendship gracefully and properly: Now, I’m suggesting that you should never end a friendship that does not go deep. — DR. NICOLE LEPERA, “The Holistic Psychologist”, 5 Things That End Friendships, And Why That Just Might Be Okay | klindarto, http://thoughtcatalog.com/2013/5-things-that-end-friendships-and-why-that-just-might-be-okay/ | Fly away, 5 Things That End Friendships, And Why That Just Might Be Okay | *jesrelljuan, Everything Has It’s Season | DragonMommie's World, 5 Things That End Friendships… | Good Morning Gratitude. Friendships can end because of many reasons. Keith Anderson starts the last chapter of Friendships That Run Deep with “Friendships that go deep will last.” I will suggest to you that God Buddies go deep with each other in order to have long-lasting friendships. If there is none, then you may have to realize that friendship simply isn’t worth your time. The 3 Reasons Friendships End | The Art of Manliness artofmanliness.com - Brett and Kate McKay. But you should always end a deep friendship with honesty and grace. This, however, is a temporary fix that leads to catastrophic consequences. No matter how much you want to be friends with another guy, you can only offer so many invitations to get together and only so much of yourself before reciprocation from the other person is needed. In the end… S ometimes I miss all the friends that have come and gone. Real Bristol for Limited-Edition Capsule Perhaps it has been for some time. She understands that change begins with self, and her book is a gift to the collective.” 8 mins ago The 3 Reasons Friendships End 25 mins ago Balenciaga Will Present Its Fall 2021 Collection in a Video Game 1 hour ago Krispy Kreme Readies for X-Mas With a Trio of Holiday Donuts 1 hour ago Paul Adrian MOJO Hair 2 hours ago CASETiFY Links With F.C. Your friendship is not reciprocated. Submit your writing to be published on Thought Catalog. …And sometimes you just do. Contact In my personal experience, the hardest way to lose a friend is due to their death (as I wrote about in Missing My God Buddy, Chris). Some friendships end on their own, without any grand gesture declaring it so, any hard feelings, or any weirdness. And sometimes that’s just fine for people: that’s how they want their relationships to function. You don’t deserve deceit from your friend if you have always been loyal and truthful in return. Are you in a situation in which you do everything for your friend but your friend does nothing for you? Things that serve one or both people better. Sometimes you let too much frustration or irritation fall to the wayside, for fear of starting an unnecessary argument over something that you can self-modulate to deal with without having to involve the other person. I’m participating in No Shave November this year, not just by writing about the unique health issues of men, but by growing a Read more…, If there was ever a time to grow a “Movember mustache” or even go full beard for No-Shave November, it’s this year. Sometimes priorities shift, and sometimes, things replace what used to be your time together. We may get married, have kids, move, get a new job, or some other big event and as a result it changes both us and our friends. Because it’s when you fall into this habit of not expressing your needs and expectations so that you can both adapt and adjust to your relationship that you end up in a monumental fight that you never get over– one that continues on because you’ve finally opened the floodgates to everything you’ve been withholding. But you realize it might be time to close the chapter on this friendship. Despite the reason our friendship ended, while they lasted they were good. You’ve “sided” with someone else. By subscribing, you agree to the terms of our Privacy Statement. At that point, it’s usually better that you let yourselves go different ways, because you’ve already put something petty before your friendship. Accepting that is much better than trying to hold onto the pieces that are left. 2. But there are also often other reasons that friendships end that are just as hard. Circumstances change. Enter your email address to receive notifications of new posts by email. Sometimes priorities shift, and sometimes, things replace what used to be your time together. Even some GB relationships may be hard to manage at times, especially during a season of storms when there may be valid reasons for closure. Just as what the fifth statement says, sometimes priorities shift and things replace what used to be your time together. You’re dating an ex. We change. When this happens, it’s usually time to just let it happen. Reblogged this on -Rhymes & Random Reads- and commented: Maybe it’s even more important to consider whether or not we choose our own interest over the feelings of a “friend.” Because when the former takes precedence to an unhealthy degree, we should be taught something about that relationship, it’s indicative of how we really feel about that person. However, if your friendship is too one-sided, you don’t necessarily need to end it right away though. This is because your friend does not value company as much as you do. But it doesn’t mean that you care less for that person (just because you don’t get to spend a lot of time anymore). This is a case of unrequited friendship. 1. If you think that you are not getting the kind of satisfaction and emotional belongingness from your friendship that you should, it may be time to end the friendship. They were great.