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Redefining Friendship: Embracing Diverse Relationships for a Happier Life

Have you ever felt like your friendships are more like a job than a source of joy and support? Are you constantly relying on one or two friends to fulfill multiple roles in your life, from therapist to business partner to babysitter? It's time to take a step back and reevaluate the way we build relationships.

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5 Reasons We Avoid Conflict

This week I had to have a tough conversation with a friend. Though we have been friends over 20yrs, I found myself hesitant in engaging in the conversation. We fell out a few months ago, and while the interaction upset me and hurt my feelings, I had decided we were no longer friends. And while we hadn't spoke since then, I did express my frustration to God and other friends who did not know her personally. Well this weekend she called out the blue, being busy at work, gave me the excuse to get off the phone stating "I'll call you back later". Later didn't come so she left me a lengthy voicemail. Honestly I really wanted to ignore it,...

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