Sadly reminded that most people are incapable of true selfless love, friendship and empathy….
There is a Scottish proverb that I find quite fitting today of all days: “False friends are worse than bitter enemies.”
This quote speaks to the fact that it is almost easier to deal with someone who you know from the start is not on your side than someone who you thought was a friend but is really not. I know that I can’t depend on my immediate family for support, to have my back, or to even pick up the phone and check-in on me. But I have people in my life who swear they will be there for me no matter what, and they act like they would be – but it is these individuals who break my heart. All talk and no real substance. They say all the right things, but their actions betray them and fail me.
An acquaintance has a little something in common with…
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