Tag Archives: friendship

Adulting

The 20s is about, for me, shedding. It’s a natural shedding of friendship because you’re getting out of college, entering into the workforce, you’re moving, and its like, oh , okay, everybody’s not here. And that’s fine. Like this is … Continue reading

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What Best Friends Are For

Stationed as an Army officer in Hawaii, I was alarmed to see my mother calling from Virginia. My father had a stroke. Feeling helpless more than 4,500 miles away, I called my best friend, Nora, an E.R. nurse who lives … Continue reading

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Relationship Evaluation

I really think I outgrew this person, or this person outgrew me, and I always saw us being old together kickin’ it. If anything it is about really examining whether this person is helping you grow or they’re holding you … Continue reading

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Kindness

In 2017, my friend since 1979 had spinal surgery. I stole time from my vigil to purchase a hospital coffee. Distracted, I left my purse behind, and it was stolen. Security insisted my wallet — with driver’s license, personal information … Continue reading

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Friendship

What do you most value in your friends? Humor and honesty. And, like me, they always think the unnecessary last drink is a great idea. -Megan Rapinoe

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