Are you okay?
•I really didn’t want details, I was just being polite.
•It doesn’t really matter I just needed a favor
•I don’t really have time to listen so hurry up.
•Oh that’s too much, I didn’t expect you to have problems.
Probably not, but you certainly feel like that’s what they mean when you’re snubbed after being asked, don’t you?
Time to recognize, honor and be a good steward of your real friends. They may not always say what you want to hear, or be able to do what you want them to do; but you have decided they are your friend, mentor, coach, confident, etc. for a reason. Don’t waste your time looking for a shoulder or ear with folks you don’t know and/or don’t trust.
Let’s discuss it.