Two thirds of Americans say they’ve lost more than 90% of the friends they had 10 years ago. Many Americans can only claim to have 2 close friends — maybe less.
It is apparent because they hide behind a fictitious persona to please others. Uncertainty arises when others no longer identify with you and so you form your entire personality around pleasing them.
“I’m not different for the sake of being different, only for the desperate sake of being myself. I can’t join your gang: you’d think I was a phony and I’d know it.” -Vivian Stanshall