Monthly Archives: February 2012

All Those “Unhealthy People” Drive Me Crazy

It’s all too easy to point fingers and feel frustrated at those people in our lives who don’t live up to our expectations.  After all, they are our friends who are supposed to “do anything for me” and “if I … Continue reading

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New Friendship Making in NYC: Two Real Stories

Note from Shasta: This week’s blog highlights two short pieces from actual members of GirlFriendCircles.com in New York City.  They have hosted events on our calendar and started many new friendships, including with each other. I asked them both if … Continue reading

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I Just Want to Fit In! The Insecurities of Not Belonging.

One of the hardest parts of life is feeling the fear of not fitting in, whatever that means. As a kid I wished I could afford the ever-cool Guess jeans and Ked shoes instead of the $14.99 Jordache’s and Payless … Continue reading

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Are We Competitors? Or, Can We Be Friends?

The moments I love the most in life are when a veil is lifted, reminding me that what I thought was true, wasn’t. Just because my feelings told me one thing didn’t make it so. Such was the case with … Continue reading

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