Friendships. We talk about them when they’re lovely. When they’re celebrated. When they’re awful. And when it’s time to ‘let go’.
We never talk about the awkward in-between moments.
The times in life where there is a ‘divide’ or a ‘wedge’ or great big glaring chasm that creeps between friends because they’re living in opposite life circumstances.
When one friend is working full time and the other is living in a college dorm crushing hard on their masters supervisor.
Watch the video playing above to see the words single people are always hearing.
When one friend never needs to worry about money and the other is counting dollars until pay day every single week of the year.
And then the deeper chasms, more difficult to cross:
When one friend can fall pregnant, and the other cannot.
When one friend is in a relationship, and the other is not.
When one friend can’t stop talking about their relationship, and the other is experiencing a whirlwind of emotions that usually swing between:
“I am grateful I am not in a relationship like that”, “Will I ever find a relationship like that” and, most jarringly, “Why is the woman-in-a-relationship pretending she can understand or fix or have an opinion about my singledom?”.