Do Besties Exist?
Can It Last Forever?
Is There A Forever?
These questions came to me often through my growing up years. I often wondered at all departures, break-up's and farewells whether there is a forever. Sometimes yes, sometimes no. But are there tricks to make it last forever? I'd say yes, and that magic formula is respect, politeness and some healthy distance. The second you take your friends for granted and push them around, or then get pushed around, is the beginning of the end.
How do we handle a good friend who often pokes us and pricks our self esteem and prods us to confront ourselves in a manner that we would rather not. Do we do away with the friend or how do we handle it all was a question my friend posted on her facebook status. She seemed to suggest the friend becomes a pain in the neck that we're better off without because she was at a stage in life when she is fairly attuned to what she wants and has chosen to be. To the many responses she elicited on her ‘wall’ the most balanced ones echoed my belief strongly.
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