I think I even dislike the term... 'Conditional friendship'... ?
No. There's no such thing. Friendship isn't friendship if its conditional. "I'll be your friend, if..." No. That's abuse. That's manipulation.
That isn't friendship.
When did it become okay for friends to have strong opinions about my diet, lifestyle and marriage? I grew up in a world where you supported your friends no matter what, and the only grounds for dumping a friend was if they were unpleasant directly to YOU.
Nowadays, it seems the...