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Are You Your Own BFF?

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

"A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be."

I'm curious, are you your own BFF? Are you a friend to yourself?

This is something I'm looking into, because while I'm fantastic at self-care things like getting massages, exercise, and connecting with people who lift my spirits, I'm equally fantastic at avoiding conflict, or identifying what's not working well in my life.

Basically, I'd rather ignore the messy gnarly stuff and only look at the happy shiny stuff. Anyone with me on this?

What would you want to change to become your own BFF, or at the very least, a better friend?

What do you think being your own brightest, most connected BFF looks like?

For me, I'm going to intentionally allow myself to be vulnerable to my husband. By that I mean sharing with him when I feel crappy or hurt or angry about something. Since I'm so positive, what I share with him can be one-sided, which does him a disservice. How can he support and help me if I don't let him know when I need it?

So for the rest of this week, I'm going to share at least one "non-happy" thing with him each day, and I'll report back next week.
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    I am way too "REAL" to gloss over the hard parts of life...
    But when life is all roses and rainbows, I am sure to soak it all in!!!

    Glad you are in such a comfortable, vulnerable place in your life right now that you can keep it real with your hubby too! It's refreshing to let your true thoughts and feeling out, wether they are positive or negative, and know that you will not be judged, belittled or ignored! emoticon
    1501 days ago
    Well said..will check back ..keep us posted!
    1501 days ago
    well said. I've often wondered why we can't friend ourselves on SP. The first friend we should become is with ourselves.

    1502 days ago
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