There’s a big difference between caring about someone when you are having sex with them and caring about someone when you are no longer having sex with them. If you are not having sex with this person anymore, you cannot expect them to handle you with the same level of care that they previously did. There is an exchange rate that must be taken into account.
…c. Effectively, people are always just looking for the shortest path to their own personal success. People are willing to go to bat for issues that negatively effect them; they are less likely to really invest energy into things that will not benefit the directly.