There's a good passivity in life, one you learn to exercise with time. If people want you in their life, after you've shown and done your part, they will make it clear to you. Simplicity is always an active positive ingredient in human relationships.
"I'm always scared to say how I really feel. No one wants to hear 'It's getting worse.' Everyone wants to hear 'It's finally better.' But what if it isn't? What if I'm lying?" --- Dealing with PTSD, anxiety, and depression is a constant battle.