I started a new website aimed at re-shipping small parcels to Sri Lanka. A friend promised me that he will re-route them from the UK. So I started the website. Once the site got online he started asking, "so what's your end target here, after 2 years?" and "You better do this this way..." and "you can't trust Royal Mail" etc., and I realized it's never going to happen. lol.
So I decided to turn the site into something else, or to abandon it. My point is... nothing really. Just don't trust friends and family when you are going to start something.