A friend of mine put this on her Instagram feed yesterday. These sorts of things get posted all the time on social media; all these statements saying that we just don’t have space in our lives for people whom we don’t like. Or who tax us in some way. While I totally get where these statements are coming from—nobody wants to be sucked dry by negativity—I’ve been thinking about this lately and I can’t say that I agree. The more I think about it, actually, the angrier I feel.
What does this even mean, “meaningless friendships” or “unnecessary conversations”?