Category Archives: Jealousy & Competition

Grateful My Friends Have Other Friends

In late September, before I left for a vacation with my husband, I was caught up with all most closest friends and family and bid them goodbye.  While I was going to be on Facebook a bit and try to … Continue reading

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Grateful for My Own Life

It’s so common to look at the lives of friends (or celebrities) and wish we had their lives.  Facebook exacerbates this yearning as we constantly see the highlights of each others lives at times when our own lives are most … Continue reading

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Feminism is a Team Sport

Something magical happens when women gather in circle. Many of my best ideas over the years have happened in connection with others; when I get to hear myself think out loud, when they say something that resonates, when their brainstorms … Continue reading

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How to Not Feel Judged

This last weekend was my 20th high school reunion.  I hadn’t been back since our 10th. Nothing like a High School Reunion to Flare Up the Insecurities What started off months ago as excitement at seeing my high school friends, … Continue reading

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Feminism is a Friendship Issue

Last night three of us sat in the beautiful living room of my friend’s brand new condo. It was gorgeous. We toasted her buying her own home (in the Bay Area that is a HUGE feat!), and indirectly toasted the … Continue reading

Posted in Books & Movies, Feminism, Group Friendships, Importance of Friendship, Jealousy & Competition, Judging Others, Moms, Personal Growth/Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments