Category Archives: Defining Friendship

The 3 Requirements of All Healthy Friendships

We all want friendships, but most of us don’t even know what that means. How Do You Define Friendship? When I ask audiences to define the word I get things like: “Someone you like.” “Someone who makes you laugh.” “Someone … Continue reading

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How Do You Get Lucky In Love and Friendship?

“How do you get lucky in love?” a gruff voice asked from behind me. I was standing at a teller window at the bank so it seemed an unlikely place for someone to be asking for relational advice. And yet … Continue reading

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The Friendship Formula

On Sunday I sat at the front of the room, with my phone in my hand keeping time, and I looked out a room-full of women laughing, talking, and leaning in toward each other. Only an hour earlier they had … Continue reading

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5 Types of Vulnerability: It’s Way More than Skeletons in Your Closet!

I believe that our greatest fear is rejection— the worry of what people think of us, the desire to be accepted, the craving to feel like we are good enough. So anything that risks us possibly feeling rejected is going … 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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