Thinking Of Ending A Friendship? Think Again

Too many people are saying dump someone who makes you unhappy. Good advice if being physically abused, good advice when first getting to know each other, bad advice  for “antique” friendships. Better to deal with what the other person is doing that hurts. However, as a  wise man by the name of Gregory Bateson, said …

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Tiny Steps To Keep Distant Friends Close – Six Tips

Throughout the years I have lost connections with treasured friends. Some were lost because one or the other of us moved physically away from where we easily could meet and greet. Then inertia took over and one of us did not work hard enough to stay in touch. Inertia. Some were lost because I said …

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Caring people – the true source of Joy

Today’s WordPress Daily prompt asked “What’s your most prized possession?” Not possessions but the key to all my joy. The caring people in my life. Yesterday was not the best of days.  My husband had several medical tests scheduled including an MRI.  We are creeping rapidly toward our 80’s and the group of patients called by …

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FRIENDS OR LIMO RIDERS?

An emotional fitness fact. Some friends give more than others, but no friendship survives when one friend does all the giving.   Emotional fitness thoughts about friendships A shrink once described me as excessively loyal.  I chose that to mean I worked hard to care and share and observe the Golden Rule of all the …

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