Why is it, some people sporadically just vanish off the face of the planet…
you know the ones, you speak to them every now n again then suddenly… “hello…. hellllooo??”
no answer to txts/msn/email/calls (delete as applicable)… you start to wonder, maybe I did something and they’re avoiding me?
Then you speak to someone else who knows them and you feel validated, they’re not answering to anyone. Now you ask yourself if they’re ok, maybe some trauma has befallen them…
I find it intriguing the thoughts that go through my mind & 99.9% of the time, I know they’re just busy!
As far as I know, I only ever did this once. When I was ill and having a lot of tests, the last thing I wanted was well meaning friends constantly asking me if I was ok and what was wrong (as I didn’t know myself at the time, this was the worst question anyone could ask me).
So I retracted into my shell (luckily I had funds so I didn’t need to work much) and studied for my Diploma… emerging a few months later with a bit more knowledge, a scar on my neck and a clean bill of health.
Now I’ve written this, I wonder if anyone will get in touch thinking “maybe this is about me?”, when really maybe it’s not about them… or maybe it is???
( 😀 have I messed with your head yet?)
Anyway, when this happens, just let them know you’re here if they need you and accept that it’s probably not about you anyway.