Lately I have been feeling withdrawn.
Mostly with my online friends.
Feeling uninspired to write.
Haven’t been reading or commenting.
Haven’t responded to comments.
I don’t really know why. I miss my online community. I feel like my online presence is diminishing.
The online world keeps going, with or without me.
I know some have noticed I’ve been more quiet. But I also realize there are many who haven’t.
That’s normal really.
It isn’t possible to keep up with everyone. I am guilty of missing important stuff going on with other folks.
I think it goes in cycles. Sometimes you are out there. Mingling. Connecting. Enjoying.
Then sometimes you just fall off the grid. Withdraw. Disconnect.
I guess it works that way with “real life” friends too.
I guess the key is what happens when you reconnect.
Do you pick up where you left off? Are you welcomed back with open arms?
If so, those are the connections that persist.