Being a true friend is not always easy and can seem downright impossible and utterly one-sided at times. Getting married is committing to be a true friend for life as Jesus committed to be our true friend for life. His utmost commitment by being our sacrifice. However, there can break in the friendship by backsliding the same as one of the partners ending the relationship by turning away from the friendship. The hardship and pain is with the unanswered friendship that remains.