Were you a part of a large group that broke down in to smaller groups overtime? Is it exhausting trying to keep track of who’s mad at who and where your loyalties lie?
Having different types of friends that aren’t compatible with each other is okay. We are not meant to be one size fits all. Ares Webb-Williams and Kimberly Tims discussed the importance and necessity of categorizing friends on their Bold Black Girls podcast. See episode below:
That might sound cold, but it’s important to understand where you stand with the people around you. It’s not fair to place “through the storm friend” expectations on “fair weather friends.” You’re only setting up the “fair weather friend” to disappoint you. Don’t forget, friendship is a choice. It can be seasonal or timeless. It’s important to discern that timeline on a case by case basis. Even seasonal friendships have the potential to be timeless. As you read this week’s quotes, reflect on what they mean to you…
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