logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
Alyssa Price, Nikol, Dr.V.M.Palaniappan, Ph.D., OHNSENT, Neemah
58162 Registered Users
Forum Stats
58,162 Registered Members
417 Forums
117,967 Topics
838,676 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Nancy Roussy 184
"Rosie" 166
Mona - Astronomy 103
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 87
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 50
Angie 28
Susan - Meditation Editor 25
Lestie4containergardens 25
Korie - California/Yoga/Knitting Editor 21
mary-tea1 12
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#790368 - 10/31/12 10:44 AM Do You Have a Friend Who Keeps Cancelling
Elleise - Clairvoyance Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Elephant

Registered: 04/13/05
Posts: 4024
Loc: TX
Often times what we call friendships are really just acquaintences or misinterpreted romance.

Do you have a friend who keeps cancelling plans, dumps you when a man calls or something more entertaining pops up?

If so, what did you do, what would you do next time around and how did it make you feel?
_________________________
Karen Elleise
Clairvoyance Editor
Clairvoyance Site

Top
#812901 - 03/24/13 12:06 PM Re: Do You Have a Friend Who Keeps Cancelling [Re: Elleise - Clairvoyance]
Elleise - Clairvoyance Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Elephant

Registered: 04/13/05
Posts: 4024
Loc: TX
I forgot I posted this, but I've had a few people dealing w/issues like this w/marriage, friendship, abusive relationships, etc.

I have though found a few things that help if you want the situation less painful than it may be.

One, boundaries. If you happen to be going through something like this, nothing is worse than taking a leap of faith only to be stood up again for something more exciting than your company.

The other thing I've found to be prepared for is after boundaries are set in motion, it can have a boomerang affect or projection. So, the table is sort of turned around with a feeling or an attempt to make you feel as if you are the responsible party for being inflexible...

IF this should happen, and especially if you care for a person, it's helpful to really know for a fact who you are inside and IF it's really you doing damage or just basic self-preservation smile
_________________________
Karen Elleise
Clairvoyance Editor
Clairvoyance Site

Top
#831264 - 07/28/13 12:09 AM Re: Do You Have a Friend Who Keeps Cancelling [Re: Elleise - Clairvoyance]
Keleee Offline
Newbie

Registered: 06/03/07
Posts: 36
I am guilty of this because of a health issue. I warn my friends that with Fibromyalgia sometimes I may not be up to doing a certain activity like shopping etc. I have chronic pain and somedays are better then others. Most of my friends say they understand but I have lost some friends due to calling in sick one too many times. I wish people would not have such high expectations of me as I am struggling with Fibromyalgia and unless you have it you could never understand it. I even have trouble understanding why some days I have energy and other days I'm forced to lay down by the pain.

Before I had fibro I rarely could not keep date with a friend unless I was sick. I never liked being cancelled on by a friend that would rather do something with her boyfriend at the last minute. Also if someone said they would be there to help me say, move and then not show up, that is just plain irresponsible.

"To have a friend you have to be a friend".

Top

Moderator:  Kate Relationships Editor 

Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Fluency in Reading
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches
Reading
Today at 05:42 PM
Lisa's Daily 10pm EST / 8pm MST Meditation
by Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames
Meditation
Today at 04:33 PM
European Astrofest 2017 *new article*
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
Today at 09:56 AM
Brain Development Delays Cause ADD
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches
Attention Deficit Disorder
Today at 09:36 AM
Passively listening to a lecture
by Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames
Reading
Today at 08:40 AM
What Yoga did you Do Today?
by Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames
Yoga
Today at 07:55 AM
Space Missions - Quiz *new article*
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
Today at 06:37 AM
Vinyasa variations
by Korie - California/Yoga/Knitting Editor
Yoga
Today at 06:29 AM
California Chapparal
by Korie - California/Yoga/Knitting Editor
California
Today at 06:25 AM
Playing with Ribbing
by Korie - California/Yoga/Knitting Editor
Knitting
Today at 06:20 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
0 registered (), 59 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2016 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.