No longer do I call you servants, for the servant doesn’t know what his lord does. But I have called you friends, for everything that I heard from my Father, I have made known to you. (WEB)
There are many ebbs and flows in a developing friendship. It usually first begins with two or more people getting to know each other. Lots of questions and pleasantries are exchanged as you discover more and more about each other. Most people are typically on their best behavior in these early stages.
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