I would say about two/three months ago, I received an unexpected text message from him saying...My Friend, I just thought about you and wanted to say hello, hope you and your mom are doing well. Take care. I read the message several times in disbelief and anger. Why would you refer to me as your friend when you didn't even tell me of such an important occasion that was taking place in your life????? I also discovered, on 'social network', that his mother passed away. I met his mom and interacted with her on several occasions and don't understand why he wouldn't reach out to let his "Friend" know such a tragic thing took place in his life. Anyway, I quickly deleted this message so that I would not be tempted to respond.
Since the text message, I've had missed calls register on my phone from him and another most recent one yesterday. I am aware that his bride is here and I think he is trying to connect with me so that perhaps myself and his wife can become friends and help her assimilate? I don't know his motive, but I will say that the individuals he should consider friends are those who knew he was getting married and who he esteemed enough to let them know about his mom passing and any other important thing taking place in his life.
The reality for me is that while I