As humans, our brains are wired for connection. We’re social beings who thrive when feeling loved and accepted. Families and significant others form a large part of this, but friendships are also hugely important.
These are the people we chose to spend our free time with. The people we trust, support and laugh with. Just like romantic relationships however, friendships can run their course and even become toxic.
Sometimes the friends we make are circumstantial. Perhaps you were in the same class at school and created a friendship based on this. Even though there may be years of history, you may find your values have changed as you’ve grown into adults and the friendship is now bringing more stress than joy.
Whatever the situation is,...