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I've recently come to the conclusion that I would like to end several old friendships. I keep making up excuses why I don't have time to see them, when I don't want to see them, and also don't have time.
These are mostly friends that know each other or at least used to know each other.
I believe that I've valued friendships as something inherently valuable and for old friendships they've become a sort of investment. This is until I realize that although it may be amusing to reminisce over nostalgic memories at times, there is no way this can in any way possibly justify the amount of time I keep putting in.
My goal is to stop having to deal with friends, but at the same time leave things in a note that attempts to leave no hard feelings.