Rebuilding Your Social Life Is Going to Be Awkward

Our circles have shrunk but not permanently

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There hasn’t been a single friend who I didn’t think was mad at me at some point over the last year.

I’m not usually like this. Typically, an unreturned text or an ignored Instagram DM would spark mild annoyance. Maybe a little bit of hurt. But not this level of profound paranoia…