Do Relationships Have An Expiry Date?

Have been wondering about it of late
Do relationships have an expiry date?

Sight of some who gave a rush of joy
Same face same antics now do annoy 

Some pandered to and cultivated contacts
Outlive their usefulness and only distract

Few relations that by loved ones are foisted
Over time do pall to be severed n discarded

Fake relationships make strange bedfellows
Quickly dissolving ignominiously as dodoes

Childhood crushes and some love bitten brushes
Over time reside in mind only as fond memories

Neighborly relationships are formed dictated by need
Tested yet short lived with inbuilt chips to timely recede

Handful of friends and few resilient blood ties
Stay the course of bonds and persist over time

Thus I do maintain in life everything is rated
Comes for short span, stamped n expiry dated

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It’s really clear to me that you can’t hang onto something longer than its time. Ideas lose certain freshness, ideas have a shelf life, and sometimes they have to be replaced by other ideas. -Alan Alda  American, Actor


Practically all the relationships I know are based on a foundation of lies and mutually accepted delusion.- Kim Cattrall  Actress


Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational.
Hugh Mackay  Author Nationalities, Athlete

A relationship, I think, is like a shark, you know? It has to constantly move forward or it dies  –    woody Allen


The quality of your life is the quality of your relationships.
Anthony Robbins 1960-, American Author, Speaker, Peak Performance Expert / Consultant

Line by line, moment by moment, special times are etched into our memories in the permanent ink of everlasting love in our relationships. -Gloria Gaither