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...
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.