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I'm Sorry I Haven't Been a Great Friend

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Ever since the onset of my fibromyalgia symptoms, I’ve lost a lot of friends. Some of it was natural; I started getting sick when I was 18 and just beginning college, which is a transitional time anyway.

But some people have drifted away because they think I don’t have time for them, or because I was always canceling plans and after awhile they stopped inviting me.

I understand why they feel hurt or angry. I would too, if it were my friend who never seemed to have time for me. It also doesn’t help that I’m a private person, and so I wasn’t telling everyone all the gory details of why I was never up for hanging out anymore.

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