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THE SWAMP GODDESS ® GUIDE TO MENOPAUSAL MAYHEM AND AGING ANGST
BLOG #86 by Wendy Kyman, Ph.D.
DO YOUR MIDLIFE FRIENDSHIPS BALANCE OUT?
Do you have balance in your midlife friendships?
This is another way of asking if your friendships are reciprocal.
Measuring friendship 'give and take' seems ... er ... well ... unfriendly.
Aren't we supposed to be generous with our friends?
Yes, of course.
But then ask yourself, why is it that our unbalanced relationships are
usually the first to fall apart during menopausal
mayhem and aging angst.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
With quality friendships, the giving and taking balance out - over time.
How much time? Ahhhh - double milestoners know this answer.
Take measure of your friendships.
Is there reciprocity?
Do you give more or take more?
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