The one friendship I will always protect, no matter what.
I remember the moment you first walked through the door. I remember that night like it happened yesterday. I didn’t give you much attention then and I wouldn’t change that moment for anything. It’s put me in a position to reevaluate a lot of things. I almost allowed other people to dictate to me how I should handle our friendship, I almost allowed them to tell me what I should and shouldn’t do; all because at that moment in time this wasn’t worth a friendship I believed was worth fighting for.
In the last year I’ve learnt that sometimes, people want to know what’s happening between others because they want to halt and ruin what’s being built. They want to create a rocky foundation for which any building won’t be able to stand.
The best thing I did for myself in 2015, was lie about something because I knew that I was protecting it from those that had previously proven themselves as a challenge to it. We lied. We did the one thing we swore we would never do because it gave us the time and space to experience something I believe we both never understood.
The development of everything has been weird, weird in the sense that I don’t understand it, in that it doesn’t make sense to me because we were never supposed to get to know each other on a level that was deeper than surface level. Weird in the sense that I guess in our decision to go against what was instructed on us and what was put in place for us; we managed to defy and deny everybody on the outside access to what was going on with us.
The less people know about the bond and the on goings between two people, the better. The less information they have, the less they know; the less they can intervene. Sometimes it’s the people closest to us that ruin things for us and often, they’re unaware of the damage they’ve done.
The most important lesson I learned: protect the things you treasure the most with all your heart and all your might. You never know who is conspiring against you, even those who you give the title of friend.
This is the one friendship I will always protect. No matter what.