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THE SWAMP GODDESS® GUIDE TO MENOPAUSAL MAYHEM AND AGING ANGST
BLOG #93 by Wendy Kyman, Ph.D.
REPAIRING MIDLIFE FRIENDSHIPS
After the midlife friendship purge ...
This step requires serious thought ... seriously, serious thought.
a. Specify what aspects of your friendship need repair.
b. Can the broken parts be fixed? How?
c. Do you want to fix what's broken? Why? Why not? Unsure. Don't care.
d. What are you willing to do to repair the friendship?
e. What are you not willing to do to repair the friendship? Detail your limits, if any.
f. Does your friend want to fix what's broken? How do you know?
g. Do you believe your friend has a commitment to repairing the friendship?
h. Is the damage irreparable? In what ways?
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Similar to the previous 'after the midlife friendship purge' steps, the reciprocity angle comes
into play. Both friends must acknowledge and agree to what's broken, the repairs that need to be
made, and how to go about healing the friendship.
Good luck. You will need it.
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