Lord, protect me from my friendsBMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7233.523/a (Published 19 February 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:523
- Liam Farrell, general practitioner
- Crossmaglen, County Armagh
My partner and I don't socialise much together. It isn't that we dislike each other but rather because we don't feel the need. We have been watching each other's backs for so long now we can hardly remember what we look like from the front, and the bonds between us run much deeper than mere sex.
You can choose your friends, but you are stuck with your relations and, in the same way, having …