What if Your Best Friends Don’t Know Everything? (via i married a pornographer)

Posted: June 22, 2010 in personal
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Yep. Everyone has, at more points in our lives, been part of these kinds of situations. It’s just really difficult as you said to discern when to push or pull. But I maintain (although I am not claiming I know anything. In fact, my opinion may be considered dumb and uncaring by others) neutrality when friends ask me about decisions in their lives. I try as much as possible to present or discover with them, the pros and cons of each alternative without really pushing my opinion.  But I don’t know. Really, who knows anyway? This is just one of life’s mysteries…Besides, lending an ear or a shoulder to cry on, maybe the only thing they need…

What if Your Best Friends Don't Know Everything? I picked up Marie Claire’s July issue to read Lori Gottlieb’s article: What if Your Best Friends Are Your Worst Enemies? where she argues that, “instead of a frenzied pack of enablers nurturing our self-delusion, what we need is someone brave enough to give us the truth.” Gottlieb makes some convincing points in her article and hits a nerve. We ladies learn about enabling behavior early. Indeed, I recall how I once agreed to keep watch for my BFF … Read More

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