Please offer some advice about my relationship with my best friend that I grew apart with

2022.01.26 15:35 revolted-turtle Please offer some advice about my relationship with my best friend that I grew apart with

Starting off by saying I have no clue if this belongs here, if it doesn’t I’m sorry, I’ll take it down. Also, it will be long, but if you want to respond, please read the whole thing, don’t just say TL;DR and wing it with the advice.
I need to explain this so someone could help me a bit better. I am now in my second year of college, and when I was in high school I had a best friend. We were inseparable and during school each other was pretty much all we had. We both didn’t really fit in, and she was very disliked by most of the classmates simply for having a bubbly personality, so they took her for granted. She was very bullied then and I was pretty much her only friend. And she was mine because I have severe social anxiety and once I made a good friend I didn’t need anyone else. Also because of my social anxiety and fearing talking to people, but having her as a friend, I also became their target for bullying (on some days it was so bad that we couldn’t even go to school and had to skip it because of them). During the last year of high school our relationship got a bit rocky and we had a few minor arguments (about very petty things, we were just young and immature). We didn’t end the relationship or anything, we didn’t have a bad fight or something like that. No one was like “I hate you and never want to see you again”, we just kinda grew apart. She got into one college, I got into another, now we live about 600km apart. During the first year in college when I moved here I had a very difficult time, and I kept messaging her and talking to her, but she started ghosting me. So at one point I said to myself “Let’s see what happens if I don’t message her first and wait for her to do that, since I’m always the one initiating the conversations.” And she didn’t say anything for 3 months. Then she messaged me only to ask if I was participating in a project our universities were working on together. I said no and that was the whole conversation. It’s been 2 years since then and we haven’t talked at all, not even typical pleasantries that are expected in my culture (for example just wishing someone a merry christmas or happy easter or happy birthday, no matter how distant you are, even if you talk to someone once a year on their bday to say happy birthday, it’s normal, and expected). But from time to time I still think about her and miss her. After all, she was my best best friend and has always been there for me. We shared so many memories and skipped days of school just to have fun together. We got in trouble together and we succeeded together by helping each other most of the time. I truly truly miss her and it hurts every time I remember her or think about my high school days. I wish to talk to her again and maybe try to be friends if she wants, but if she was the one that ghosted me back then, it left me feeling as if she just didn’t need me and didn’t want to be my friend anymore. Her birthday is coming up (first week next month) and I want to send her a message to wish her happy birthday (despite not doing it 2 years in a row) and I want to talk to her again, catch up, maybe even be friends. But I am terrified and i do not know if I should do it. I’m scared of potential rejection, I’ve had a very rough past and don’t handle it well. My mental health wouldn’t be able to take that hurt. I don’t know what to do. I sometimes miss her so much it hurts, but then I think this is what she might’ve wanted. Maybe she doesn’t want to talk anymore and I’m doing both of us a favor by staying away. What should I do? Should I try to talk with her, especially since we’re both 20 now, more mature then we were back then? Or should I just try to push through this? I thought I’d miss her less as time went by if I learned to cope with it, and I tried but it only got worse. Please give me some advice
P.S. I apologise for the grammar of this, I am Romanian, and not a native English speaker.
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I’m not a member of the LCMS; I’m a member of the Lutheran Church in Singapore (LCS). Despite the fact that the LCS does not have an affiliation with the LCMS, by the grace of God, The Lutheran Study Bible (TLSB) has aided in my belief in Lutheran beliefs and consequently my trust in God.
If I’m not mistaken, the gospel is for the Jew first and also to the Gentile. However as far as I know, there is no Lutheran mission to Hebrew speakers from Israel. I fail to find evidence for an LCMS or International Lutheran Council mission to Hebrew speakers from Israel. I cannot find evidence for a Lutheran World Federation mission to Hebrew speakers; the closest I managed to find is The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land which preaches to Arabic speakers from Israel, Palestine, and Jordan but not to Hebrew speakers.
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Romans 10:14 (ESV)

How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching?
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