WELCOME TO MIDLIFE MEMOS
THE SWAMP GODDESS® GUIDE TO MENOPAUSAL MAYHEM AND AGING ANGST
BLOG # 66 by Wendy Kyman, Ph.D.
MIDLIFE FRIENDS REACH OUT
Now, more than ever, we have opportunities to reach out to
long-ago friends - if we choose.
In the past, every decade or so, many of us attended school reunions.
It was fun to see old friends, update each other on our news, and walk down
Despite promises to keep in touch, most often we lost contact until the next reunion.
Social media has changed the way childhood friends reconnect.
Geography, busy schedules, family obligations, and ... er ... weight gain, do not matter.
Friends have the ability to contact each other without face-to-face meetings.
We can choose if and when to respond. Perfect!
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
For various reasons, there are folks who have not yet joined social networking sites.
It may help to keep in mind that you retain control of your contacts. Just sayin'
Have you used social networking to reach out to old friends?
What has been your experience?
Do you recognize friends you have not seen in 20; 30; or more years?
Do they recognize you?
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Midlife friends were old friends ...
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