Tag Archives: Consistency

The Key to Starting a Women’s Group

By: Katrina Emery Katrina Emery, a freelance writer from Portland, OR, occasionally interviews a member of GirlFriendCircles and writes a guest post about their friend-making journey so we can all learn from, inspire, and encourage each other in our own … Continue reading

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The Secret to Moving from Acquaintances to Friends

We learn so much through sharing our stories!¬† Thanks to Katrina Emery for interviewing a GirlFriendCircles.com member, Jan Link, about what she’s experiencing in her friend-making process that can inspire all of us! When Jan retired three years ago and … Continue reading

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The Cost of the Constant Catch-Up Cycle

Lunch with a friend? Yeah it was okay…. nothing amazing. Phone call with a friend? Glad we got that out-of-the-way for another 2 months…. Dinner with an out-of-town friend? Meh. She’s texting me to see when we can get together … Continue reading

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Three Things I Wish I had said To Kathie Lee and Hoda on the TODAY Show

We Interrupt this Programming I’m currently in the middle of a series about friendship drifts and rifts with so much more to say (and I know I specifically¬† committed myself last week to writing another blog about how adultery can … Continue reading

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Frientimacy: The Intimacy of Friends

This is a posting that was originally posted April 26, 2010 on my former blog. Because I’ve been writing more about Frientimacy, I wanted to re-port this illustration of how it’s played out in my life. ________________________ Sitting in that … Continue reading

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