Hmm. Something that the townies have been noticing is that the Furious Four have not been seen together in quite sometime. I'm wanting to say the last I heard of this foursome doing anything together as a group was Las Vegas about six years ago. I've seen a couple of them together, like Dimples and Crash, or Skipper and Crash, but if anyone has any information about what could have happened, I'll let everyone know.
Here they are in 2005 - thick as thieves. What happened?
There can be many reasons why groups of friends stop hanging around together. Some common reasons include:
Life changes: As people get older, they may start to have different priorities, such as starting a family, pursuing a career, or moving to a different city. These changes can lead to a shift in the amount of time and energy that people are able to devote to their friendships.
Personal differences: Over time, people may develop different interests or values that can create tension or make it harder for them to relate to each other. This can cause them to drift apart, or even have disagreements that lead to the end of the friendship.
Distance: Physical distance can make it harder for friends to stay in touch and maintain their relationships. If friends move away to different cities or countries, it can be more challenging to see each other regularly or maintain the same level of closeness. This is valid, but not the reason for these four 'former' friends, as they all are still in Henpecked Junction.
Conflict or drama: Sometimes, groups of friends can experience conflict or drama that can make it hard for them to stay together. This can include disagreements, jealousy, or hurt feelings that are difficult to resolve. I'm thinking this is the reason, but I could be wrong.
Time constraints: People's schedules can become increasingly busy as they get older, making it harder to find time to hang out with friends. Work, family obligations, and other commitments can leave little time for socializing, which can lead to the group growing apart.
Ultimately, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to why groups of friends stop hanging around together. Each situation is unique, and it's important to recognize that friendships can change over time. However, maintaining open and honest communication can help to address issues before they become insurmountable and potentially save the friendship.