August 5, 2004 @ 10:30 am by sean
I was laying in bed last night thinking about what I wrote. More on the people attached to other people. I’m really dissapointed when I lose friends to like. Not because I like her and she likes him. But because he likes her and she likes him. The usual set up for a relationship. My friends are interesting. They are interesting because they are interested in neat things. But when people start to like people of the opposite sex, their interests become more focused on a person. They aren’t so interesting anymore because everything they are interested in ties back to that person. They have plenty to talk about with eachother because they are interested in eachother; but for me, the list of conversation items gets cut short. So where I used to have neat conversations, now nothing is said at all. It’s frustrating. It seems unnecessary to me, because they aren’t getting married any time soon, if at all. It makes me sad because I lose friends for something that doesn’t work out. Ben and Lisa are the only ones who got married recently, and they are perhaps the only ones who didn’t become less interesting when they got together.
It looks like another one of those expected paths of life: we find someone of the opposite sex we like, then nothing else matters. All our attention is focused on that person. We become pre-occcupied with that person, then wonder, after 5 years of marriage, where all our friends went.
Then me, or anyone else single, looses a friend or two.
Bachelor to the rapture.