Friends For Life

by Judy Allen Some friendships last forever; others endure for a brief time. Friendships, no matter how long they last, are ...
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95 Meals and the Meaning of Friendship.

by Dorothy Greco Most of my rituals are practiced in solitude: morning prayer, daily exercise, flossing. My two communal rituals ...
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The Solidarity of Intergenerational Friendships

by Jeannie Prinsen A number of years ago when my mother was visiting me, we were paging through my photo ...
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Why Friends Disappear When You Reach Midlife

I thought we were friends. At midlife I learned that I might have overstated some of these relationships a tad. It ...
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My Forever Friend

by Neta Jackson The World’s Fair was hosted by Seattle in 1962, the year I graduated from high school. “What?” ...
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Two Truths & A Lie About The “Seasons Of Life”

The language of “seasons” in our lives is a familiar and useful, if tired, metaphor. If familiarity doesn’t breed contempt, ...
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