Three female friends smiling together
There’s a common assumption that in order for a relationship to be a  "true friendships" it needs to last a long time. In reality, a real friendship can be sincere, impactful, and at once, temporary.
Alone in desert
Friendships can no longer be defined by the number of years you've been friends, its becoming more apparent that in the 21st century all of us need to consider the idea of short-term friendships. We have to open ourselves up to the possibility of having close friends that we know will only last for a short while.