Human beings will always have differences of opinion. There’s no person on this Earth who is exactly like you. Besides, wouldn’t it be boring if you agreed with your friends about absolutely everything?
The real test of a friendship happens when you and your friend actually disagree on something. This is especially the case if you disagree about something that one of you passionately believes in. It’s times like these when a person shows their true colors.
Does you friend see you like a human being? Or do they see you through the filter of their own opinions only? Do they see you as unworthy or less than human if you disagree with them on X, Y, or Z topic?
If your friend can’t handle that you changed religions or political affiliations, they were never a real friend to begin with. They didn’t like you for you; they liked you because you agreed with each other about something.
Sometimes the disagreements don’t even need to be about anything important like your religion or life philosophy. Sometimes it’s simply as stupid as getting into an argument about who owes whom 5 bucks.
If your friend stops talking to you after a disagreement like this, guess what? Yup, that’s a fake friend. Real friends are willing to tolerate differences of opinion and don’t mind putting in some effort to work things out. Most of all, real friends forgive