Category Archives: Politics

How Important are Shared Political Views to Friendship?

“I can only get along with people who have a similar worldview as I have,” I’ve heard a thousand times. Or other variations have included statements similar to “I could never be friends with someone who votes for ________.” Because … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Not Let Politics Ruin Our Friendships

I saw on the news last night that the American Psychological Association says that “fully half of Americans say that the election has been a very, or somewhat significant, source of stress” for us.  In fact, a new term has … Continue reading

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From Strangers to Friends: Our Travel Circle to Cuba

After we had all checked in at the Miami airport on June 16 for our charter flight to Cuba, I remember thinking, “Oh wow, I hope this works.” And by this I meant, 15 women who had never met each … Continue reading

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Sister Giant: Three Responses to Feeling Insecure

Last week I was touched by your comments on my blog post about how insecure I was feeling about stepping out into new phases.  First, I always love comments as they remind me that someone out there is reading what … Continue reading

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I Have This Theory that Friendship Can Save the World

This is my manifesto for doing what I do.  I believe that beyond the joy and health that friendships bring us personally, they also give us the place to practice being the people who this world needs. I share this … Continue reading

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