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THE SWAMP GODDESS® GUIDE TO MENOPAUSAL MAYHEM AND AGING ANGST
BLOG #48 by Wendy Kyman Ph.D.
DO MIDLIFE FRIENDS HAVE RIGHTS?
Do we have a right to ask for 'things' from our friends?
Do our friends have a right to ask 'things' from us?
Let's get specific ...
Is it acceptable to ask a friend to change a behavior?
For example, would you ask a friend to:
Is it acceptable for a friend to ask you to change a behavior?
For example, if a friend asked, would you:
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Asking is different from demanding.
Demanding with consequences is an ultimatum - an either/or -
"Either you stop .... or I will ...
Has a friend ever issued you an ultimatum?
How did you respond?
Would you respond the same way again?
Why? Why not?
Have you ever issued an ultimatum to a friend?
Would you do it again? Why? Why not?
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