I can relate…but then I have a different take on it, as well. Sometimes, it’s all how we begin interactions with people. We get ‘locked’ into a pattern that we feel we cannot escape. We can…but honestly, it’s usually with the cost of ‘starting over’. Getting around different, new people & putting a conscious effort towards being that person that you need to be, or know yourself to be. It’s like an exercise.
I still haven’t found out the solution to how to adjust to the ‘old’ people, yet. It seems who you are in the beginning, is who you are to the end. Even when you try to change. Still trying, though.