I’ve had countless conversations about connection recently. Most of the people I know crave more but someone in their life is pulling a “I’m busy”.
I have a friend who hasn’t seen me in (literally) years, but texts as though we are close. She’s too “busy” to make plans. Yeah, I get busy, believe me. But 2-3 years of “busy”? Really? Yeah, no.
This article explains why we are culturally obsessed with the notion of busy-ness and what it means.