The answer isn’t a simple yes or an obvious no. In my first permanent job I quickly became friends with the people I directly worked with. We had a group WhatsApp, would hang out at weekends and go for drinks after work. It was great until it wasn’t.
Why do we confine love to one day of the year? When love is so much bigger than one day or one person.
Reading Ghosts by Dolly Alderton bought back the memories of my own experiences of being ghosted. An experience that has only come about in the last couple of decades with more communication moving from human interactions to the screen on our phones.