Can Friendships Die a Natural Death?

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A busy mom to six kids who, admittedly, is "not the greatest at friendships", considers the possibility that not every person who comes in to one's life is meant to stay forever:

What if the cessation of a friendship is just because that relationship has lived it's life to the completion, and being friends with that person serves no purpose in either your OR their life? What if your friendship has come to a natural end, you've given everything that you can to that person and, for whatever reason, you are of no more need to them in THEIR journey?

Time Girl

Image: Terence S. Jones via Flickr


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