Who was someone I didn’t want to let go, but just drifted?
I don’t let many friends “drift”. I’m the guy who remembers birthdays and sends emails and calls. That friend who always knows what everyone’s doing and where they live? That’s me.
Unfortunately, I can only put in so much effort. When phone calls and emails go unanswered for months, if no effort is made in any way, if someone drops off the radar so completely that it feels deliberate, there’s not much else I can do but let them go.
I mourn these dead or dying friendships. A call or email might revive them temporarily, but it always makes me sad to think of something that was good eroding due to the waves of time.
So, who are the people who have drifted from my life? That list is too long.