Monthly Archives: May 2014

What does traveling to Afghanistan have to do with friendships?

 “Why are you planning all these travel trips?” I’m often asked by people who seem perplexed what a friendship author and speaker is doing planning trips. 🙂 My short answer:  Anyone who cares about friendship has to care about personal … Continue reading

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Do You Feel Like People Pull Away From You?

A couple of years ago I was searching to find a fun photo of my sisters and me for a calendar I was working on for our parents.  In looking at multiple photos, I noticed something about one of my … Continue reading

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I Believe in Making Friendships Happen

I believe in making friendships happen. To me, that means:  I will be brave. Brave enough to believe, to hope, and to admit that I want meaningful friendships that support my life. Brave enough that I can acknowledge when I’m … Continue reading

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Womens Travel Groups: An Interview with Our Travel GirlFriend

This week’s blog post is an interview with Malia Everett, who has over two decades of experience pioneering cultural and educational exchanges, and has graciously jumped in (with little immediate pay-off!) to oversee all of our GirlFriendCircles TravelCircles trips to … Continue reading

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The Problem: My Friend Doesn’t Ask Me About My Life!

“It’s their fault for not asking me about my life…” I have this strong memory of being at a cafe a couple of years ago with 4 of my close friends.  In an attempt to invite us all into more … Continue reading

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