Unrequited: not reciprocated or returned in kind. Doesn’t matter whether you are talking about love or friendship or even hatred. It’s one-sided. Lopsided. One side does everything. The other side does nothing. Oblivious even.
Life is too short to waste your time thinking about people who barely acknowledge you exist, or only does so when it suits them or is convenient for them or profits them in some way.
I think it’s time to clean house again. Nothing so obvious as defriending people or sending them a goodbye. Just releasing them from my consciousness. Not giving them another thought. This time I must be more merciless. Second chances were fine. Third and fourth are ridiculous, and they know it and I know it. This is NOT a pity party. Oh noooooo. Just the opposite.
It’s during times of troubles when you find out Who really matters. Who calls. Who comes to visit. Who gives you a thoughtful card. Who brings you a beautiful flower. Who brings you lunch. Who sincerely asks to help.
And who doesn’t. And those people just don’t matter.