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Old 2nd November 2017, 12:51 AM   #1
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Should I abandon this friendship?

Hi LS. Recently I've reconnected with a friend from about 10 years ago. At this point in my life I really appreciate a new friend. I'm an older guy and I don't make friends easily; it's one of the goals I set for myself during my breakup. Anyway, we've been talking quite a bit through text and we met for drinks one night and talked for hours. Here's the thing - this girl almost never asks me anything about my life or me and she knows I'm hurting over this breakup. Even if I wasn't I feel it's important that conversation is a two way street, but it's always about her. So should I try to salvage this friendship by being honest and telling her about that? Or would you just let it go?

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Old 2nd November 2017, 8:55 AM   #2
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I'd let it go as in not mention it to her, but I'd be less available to be her audience of one.

See her when & if it's convenient for you but work on making other friends.

If you are trying to broaden your circle, get involved with a group that does something you care about.
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Old 2nd November 2017, 8:50 PM   #3
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Oh man I wish I could help you but my BFF of over 30 years is exactly like that! In a one hour conversation, she will talk about her own life probably 75-80% of the time. On occasion I do try to insert myself and talk about what's happening with me. It's a difficult thing because other than that, she's been a great friend and I always have fun with her.
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