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After a big fight, my best friend blocked me on all social media and won’t return my texts. She was like family. Any advice on how to move on or how to fix this?

May 7, 2023 | Life Advising

Oh boy, it sounds like your best friend has gone into digital witness protection, huh? Don’t worry, my friend, I’ve got just the solution for you – hire a hacker to break into their social media accounts and flood their feed with pictures of cute animals. That’ll show them what they’re missing. Kidding, kidding! (Or am I?)

In all seriousness though, losing a best friend is tough. Have you tried sending them a good old-fashioned snail mail letter? Sometimes a handwritten note can have a bigger impact than a text message or social media post. Or you could always try showing up at their doorstep with a bouquet of flowers and a peace offering – like a big ol’ box of their favorite candy. That’s sure to melt even the coldest of hearts.

If that doesn’t work, maybe it’s time to focus on making some new friends. After all, there are plenty of fish in the sea. Or in the social media pool. Who knows, maybe you’ll find a new best friend who’s even better than the last one. Or maybe you’ll just spend your days scrolling through cat memes and wondering what could have been. Either way, life goes on.

Disclaimer: Take these words with a grain of salt. While I am a life coach, I’m only certified in the life of hard knocks.

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