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 Forum: The Haven   Topic: Rants

 Post subject: Re: Rants
Posted: 20 Jul 2022, 3:36 pm 

Replies: 8,028
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Ok, I am triggered by the "Hoax friends" post as I am still working to forgive one of those. Though I have mostly moved on with my life, there days where I realize that the anger and hurt is still with me. I also realize I can't just ditch my feelings but I also know I can't keep letting h...

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: Hoax friends

 Post subject: Re: Hoax friends
Posted: 20 Jul 2022, 2:45 pm 

Replies: 70
Views: 1,080


Jamsey, They are quick to ditch us because they didn't have any intention of being your friend in the first place. They probably latched themselves onto you because they want something. Whether that's money or your weakness, they don't care about you. It seems to be hard for me to find ‘true’ frien...

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: I feel so drained when talking with a group of people

Posted: 20 Jul 2022, 11:59 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 380


Today, I mean yesterday since it's midnight, I talked with some of my peers after my swimming class, and few people talked non-stop. When the topic came to be about marching band, they did not let me speak about my experiences in marching band, nor did they ask what instrument I play. I patiently w...

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: Hoax friends

 Post subject: Re: Hoax friends
Posted: 18 Jul 2022, 12:17 pm 

Replies: 70
Views: 1,080


Jamsey,

They are quick to ditch us because they didn't have any intention of being your friend in the first place. They probably latched themselves onto you because they want something. Whether that's money or your weakness, they don't care about you.

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: He kept saying he was coming but never showed up

Posted: 13 Jul 2022, 1:39 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 420


Come to think of it, I knew another girl who pulled similar things on another friend and I years ago. Basically, she would call us on the phone and tell us to meet her somewhere and would never show up. E.G. She promised she said she was going to meet me as a mall so we could apply for jobs and neve...

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: He kept saying he was coming but never showed up

Posted: 08 Jul 2022, 11:07 am 

Replies: 7
Views: 420


Hi, no this is someone else who I have not seen on a long time.

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: You basically have to drink alcohol to be a normal adult

Posted: 06 Jul 2022, 2:08 pm 

Replies: 83
Views: 1,945


I remember a few Christmases ago I went to my aunt's for a family dinner, and my cousin, then 21, came round too. His friend lived near my aunt, so my cousin texted him and asked if he wanted to meet him. Being so it was Christmas day, all the local pubs and bars were closed, so my family were like...

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: He kept saying he was coming but never showed up

Posted: 06 Jul 2022, 1:39 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 420


For the 4th, I invited some friends of mine to go swimming and then go get dinner before go back to watch fireworks. Several times, one of my guests told his he was coming and had expressed that he would like like to meet up for dinner and fireworks. He even said, "Yes" on the invite. When...

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: My Friend Never Contacts Me First?

Posted: 06 Jul 2022, 12:58 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 514


You could try to work on being assertive with him and say to him

"I really feel like you tell me you want to get together but don't really give me a said time or date."

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: What kind of mind game is this?

Posted: 30 Jun 2022, 2:57 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 563


Fnord, thank you for your explanation, the continuation of the scenario Person A is upset because they thought that person B was their friend and is fed up after B keeps letting them down and jerking them around. - Person A is upset about seeing person B participating in the same activity the follow...

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: What kind of mind game is this?

Posted: 30 Jun 2022, 2:57 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 563


Fnord, thank you for your explanation, the continuation of the scenario Person A is upset because they thought that person B was their friend and is fed up after B keeps letting them down and jerking them around. - Person A is upset about seeing person B participating in the same activity the follow...

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: What kind of mind game is this?

Posted: 30 Jun 2022, 2:09 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 563


Hi: @Fnord. However, I am talking about if person B says they are sorry but then plan the same activities with their other friends for the following day, while leaving person A out. During the next day? 1. Check in on on social media at a different bowling alley? 2. They take selfies with their othe...

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: What kind of mind game is this?

Posted: 30 Jun 2022, 1:22 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 563


Scenario: I would like to know if there is a certain type of mind game - Person A invites a group of people to celebrate their birthday by inviting them to celebrate their birthday by going bowling (Person B is supposed to be a close friend to person A but has met other friends who they make a highe...

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: Out of obligation?

 Post subject: Re: Out of obligation?
Posted: 27 Jun 2022, 3:47 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 395


Therefore, the autistic woman bailed on my friend and said she was not coming.

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: Out of obligation?

 Post subject: Re: Out of obligation?
Posted: 26 Jun 2022, 11:22 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 395


Yep me too.

Anyway, I think they said they were coming because it probably felt good at the time. Then reality got in the way

1. The long drive
2. Then just going down for one movie and nothing else.
3.Then their family

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: Out of obligation?

 Post subject: Re: Out of obligation?
Posted: 25 Jun 2022, 4:55 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 395


Well guess what? They did bail on my friend
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