What She Really Meant
"We've known each other for a long time, since we were about 8, right?" It sounds like a compliment but I think what she really meant was that she knows me well enough to make her own decision about what kind of person I was. She was not influenced by her friend's badmouthing me but chose on her own to cut off contact with me for 8 years until a chance, random meeting at a mutual friend's get together occurred. It sounds like a nice sentiment but I'm not fooled, I know she was getting in one last dig about how she feels about my character. My therapist would say anxiety but he has no clue. I know her.