Yes. Life is as simple as that. So are relationships - platonic, romantic or otherwise.
It happens sometimes. You feel low - been feeling low for a long time. Maybe it isn't a downfall of sorts; it may just be that you just feel like nothing is really happening with you, you're in a rut long-term, or things in your life have been at a pregnant pause.
Now this one may need a sour or bitter taste in many mouths out there, but I'm gonna say it anyway. And when you know what kind you are, go on ahead and swallow your mouthful, cupful or bowl-ful of sour or bitter and learn how to shape up and be genuine or gracefully embrace your place as one of the fairweather variety, for whatever it's worth.
Once upon a time, I had some issues with myself, beating myself up over an incident involving a friendship that had taken some strange and unexpected turns. On a particularly sweltering day in January of 2017, I happened to actually say out loud how I felt about what happened.
Deepak Chopra first said it as written. Since he put it so eloquently, many others from spiritual leaders like Joel Osteen to pop singers like Lana del Rey to little-known bloggers such as myself have echoed the same sentiments, either verbatim or in paraphrase.