WELCOME TO MIDLIFE MEMOS
THE SWAMP GODDESS® GUIDE TO MENOPAUSAL MAYHEM AND AGING ANGST
BLOG #46 by Wendy Kyman, Ph.D.
THE MIDLIFE FRIENDSHIP AUDIT
Taxes are done, so we turn our attention to a different
kind of audit: The Friendship audit - from your friends' points of view.
In other words, your friends get a turn to scrutinize you
Following up last week's Unhomework:
* Do you acknowledged your friends may have complaints about you?
* Are you able to identify the complaints?
* Can you accept these are reasonable complaints?
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
If you acknowledge your friends' complaints are valid, you have serious
thinking to do.
Are you willing to change your behavior to keep a friendship?
If yes, be specific. What behavior would you change for which friend?
Would you rather change your friends than change a behavior?
NEXT WEEK'S TOPIC
... To keep a friendship, I will ...
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