Some people have no one to lean on and they cry out in many different ways. Hurt people want other people to hurt. Unhappy people want others to feel unhappy. They may wear a mask to hide their pain, and they may wear it well. Learn to recognize the signs of those in need. We have to pay attention to those around us.
The strongest people make time to help others, even if they're struggling with their own personal demons.
There comes a time when you just have to stop letting others who don't make you a priority control you, sometimes you just have to stop caring so much and put more focus on yourself and the people in your life who give you their all.
How can you possibly say no? You know and understand that your friend has been stressed out and needs cheering up, and you'd really like to help them as you hate seeing people sad. And if you don't go just so you can relax, does that mean you're selfish? How can you choose what to do? Take a read