Check that off as the entirely wrong way to handle that situation
You're transitioning from one stage of life to another, and so is everyone else
Do you want to smoke some harsh truth on this blustery Friday afternoon? We shift friends more often than we think as we age. Science has proved that the older we get, the fewer friends we end up having. The pandemic did absolutely nothing to help this phenomenon. But as important as connection is to combat loneliness, friendships as an adult—especially starting and ending them—takes patience and tact.