Like all of my other friendships, I seem to force an immense intimacy onto people who aren’t exactly the best friends type but suddenly turn me into their best friends.
I don’t even know how many I’ve had — sometimes people have been my best friend for a week, the longest was 4 years.
But people change, they grow apart, and suddenly you meet your old best friend at a party and it’s almost like they blanked out those years you spent together. They act like they never knew you at all.
Maybe they never did know you since you changed so much in the interim…