• Reflections,  Words of Wisdom

    Friendships: Expectations vs. Reality

    I’ve made and lost friends over the years. I’m sure we all have. All my experiences have led me to better understand the kind of friend that I am and the kind of friends that I want to have. Today’s post is all about challenging the expectations we have about how friendships are going to be and accepting the ways that they often are. People are complicated, so nothing is ever straightforward, and that’s totally okay. Expectation #1 : We’re going to be friends forever! Reality: The good news is that this is actually possible, but it doesn’t just happen. People change, so in order to stay friends with someone…