Posts tagged Friendships
Life's little (big) tests

I think there are milestones in life that test you, and your relationships with people. And, these milestone "tests" happen naturally - so naturally, that you might not even realize they're happening, or that they've already happened because you've been busy with...well, life.

Sure, you meet new people throughout the years - coworkers become friends, you meet people here and there through shared interests - maybe even online, who knows? Chances are, new people come into your life...and sometimes people leave, for a multitude of reasons.

I've "lost" friendships when I've entered into relationships, and when those friends have entered into relationships. I've "lost" friendships - or should I say "friendships" - when I simply disagreed (even silently) with destructive life choices they were making. And, some friendships seemed to slowly disintegrate when I - or they - moved away. Physical distance can be tough unless your connection is strong. Sort of like a cell signal.

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Do people *really* change?

While perusing my social media feeds, I came across this super important and serious article where random sources were talking about what certain celebrities were like 'back in the day' - like, Justin Bieber got picked on for being short, Angelina Jolie was weird, Anne Hathaway was/still is super duper nice, etc. 

And, Taylor Swift was a "huge bitch." Of course, coming across this article was in perfect timing with the whole Kim/Kanye/Taylor song lyric battle. And, regardless of the truth or validity of this statement, it got me thinking if people really do change...and if so, how much, exactly?

I recently read how studies have shown that our personalities stay the same from childhood to adulthood, and the only three aspects that change as we get older are anxiety level, friendliness and desire for new experiences. So, is it possible the School Bitch can become America's Sweetheart? Maybe.

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