Category Archives: Life Stages

Friendships Change: Growing More Comfortable with Endings

It hasn’t happened suddenly, but from where I stand now I am noticing how many of my friendships have changed or dissolved in the last year or two. To be more precise, it’s actually the structure of those friendships that … 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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The 5 Biggest Mistakes Women Make In Their Friendships

We all want those really easy, meaningful, comfortable, and deep friendships with no drama, right?  And while that sounds fabulous, the truth is that most of us are silently suffering from some form of loneliness as we just keep waiting … Continue reading

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An Interview with Urban Campfire Founder: Melody Biringer

One of the upcoming events where I’m speaking is in Seattle next month.  I’m so looking forward to Urban Campfire, not just because it’s in an airplane hangar, but because we get to roast marshmallows and sit around campfires with … Continue reading

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Friendship Break-Up 2: Saving a Drift, Avoiding a Rift

Friendship break-ups can be so hard. And painful. And sad. And, oh, ever so complicated! In the last post we looked at the two main types of friendship break-ups, with most of the focus being on The Drift–a more slow … Continue reading

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