To whom this may concern, I instantly reject random friend requests. This is nothing against you personally. So, please do not take it as such. I only add those that have at least attempted to get to know me; and that I have been speaking with for quite a while. This is to ensure that my friendship is not being taken advantage of. I am tired of associating with so-called 'friends' that just 'sit' on my friends list collecting dust. In other words, friends that hardly speak to me. If at all, for that matter.

I can see from the outsider's perspective that by reading through my journal, you feel like you have gotten to know me; and you feel that we should be friends simply because you can relate to the struggles I have gone through in my life. It is nice to have someone who can relate and understand you. But, this does not give you the green light to add me to your friends. The friend request will be on my call; after I feel like you have earned it, and we have gotten to know each other well enough.

To be completely clear; I want real, genuine friends that actually care about me and my overall well-being. Not just casual acquaintances I speak to every now and then. I have had more than my fair share of those in my lifetime, and do not need any more. I mentioned that I would be leaving Gaia for good about a month ago, and you know what? Only one person asked me about it and asked me if I would stay. ONE person, folks. This is incredibly sad and disappointing, to say the least. And people wonder why I am leaving. I hope you all can understand where I am coming from.

Thanks,

~HP