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Thanks for bringing this subject matter out of the darkness. My problem is that I feel like it is always me that has to make the first step. I know, I am the one that wants some friends, but other I figure that other people are in these groups for similar reasons. It seems that eventually, the responsibility for maintaining the friendship is shared.
For the few friends I have, it feels like it is me that does the heavy lifting. If we get together, it is me that initiates the meetup. Not just occasionally, but always. I once tried, unsuccessfully, to communicate to my buddy that I have had he and his wife over the house multiple times, never to receive an invitation.
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