Reminded me of my own discrimination against a "friend" whom would always fret over things such as Volleyball practice and the presents she'd receive for the holidays.
I'm always reminding myself that pain comes in all shapes and sizes; doesn't rule out the fact it's there.
But yes. My only friends always have been and may always be...dogs.
Layers. Home. The evolution it amusing, home with your furry companion to the companionable mate, technology. Who is not guilty? Even the littlest in my house are engaged, my ten moth old can't get enough of his YouTube. I simply don't know how to respond to that. When I take the phone away and his world crumbles. He saw a landline the other day and his eyes were astounded.
Sorry I always comment with my own life. I relate to your words and it puts me so much in mind of things close to my heart.
I am a sharer.