You'll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine. Maybe adding a daily habit of more love with your child might make a positive change for both of you.
If you're stressing out over things with your real "friends", you should probably rethink some things. the real hard part is letting that other person know you don't want to be friends with them, because than it just makes more awkward for them.
Seven dangers to human virtue: Wealth without work Pleasure without conscience Knowledge without character Business without ethics Science without humanity Religion without sacrifice Politics without principle