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THE SWAMP GODDESS® GUIDE TO MENOPAUSAL MAYHEM AND AGING ANGST
BLOG #92 by Wendy Kyman, Ph.D.
MAINTAINING QUALITY MIDLIFE FRIENDSHIPS
AFTER THE MIDLIFE FRIENDSHIP PURGE
Are you fortunate enough to have at least one quality friendship remaining
after the double milestone friendship purge?
Will this always be a quality friendship?
Hopefully - yes.
Possibly - no.
Are there ways to increase the possibility of keeping this friendship - of course.
~ Maintenance ~
Quality friendships require maintenance.
Sprinkle your friendships with copious amounts of love, attention, kindness, and
If it is truly a quality friendship, it will flourish.
Step 1 is in previous post.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Reciprocity plays a role in maintenance. Both friends must tend to the friendship.
What is your reaction to Step 2?
Do you regularly maintain your quality friendships? In what ways?
Are your friends reciprocating?
Is it more of an effort to maintain quality friendships during the double milestone? (Trick question)
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