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If a friend of mine does not answer a message, I assume they're not really interested to get in touch at that particular moment. If after a certain time they just write to me I would be happy to hear from them. I think this should be as simple as that. Tell them you are sorry, and then invite them to resume the contact with a face to face meeting. My ...


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I encourage something simple, without excuses. Something like: Hi [their correct name*]. Sorry about my rather slow reply. How are you? Just take it from there, and basically act as you normally would (i.e., be the same person). I remember when I transitioned, people would be afraid of saying the "wrong thing", and for this reason avoided me; it felt ...


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I don't really have experience with reconnecting with friends, so my answer won't really be complete. However, I am non-binary and I also do have experience with unexpectedly reaching out to someone in order to bring them joy. I write about such a reach out in another answer here so my post will partially be based on that (and another reach-out that I also ...


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I had a "falling-out" with a close friend due to distance/life as well. We used to hangout and talk often, and we were even getting groceries and dinner together every Wednesday for a few months! But they moved and stopped responding as often to me until eventually I stopped hearing from them. I'm on your friend's side of things though. While the few ...


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