You Have a Friend in Me
Everyone has friends but every friend is different. You have your friends with families, the “let’s go out every night” friends, and last but not least, your long distant friends. Yes they are all friends but each one lives a different life style and has their own unique personality. They have a special place in your heart through thick and thin. Friends are loving, caring, loyal, and honest. Friend’s seal your deepest darkest secret with a “pinky swear” and a hug. Which type of friend are you?
Friends with families understand the stress and “no extra time right now” situation, because they also have their hands full too. Some are stay at home moms, and some work full-time while their children are in school or daycare. And there are a few who juggle both work and college during the day. There are friends who are divorced, raising children as single mothers. The friends with families are usually very strong hearted, can take on the world, but love to unwind after the kids go to bed to make a phone call, watch television, and enjoy finally having an adult conversation. These treats come after a long day chasing children around, going to after school activities, and conquering the dreaded homework assignments sent home by the kid’s teachers. They are there to help out with babysitting when you need them. Also, they are usually going through the same problems with having older parents, young children, job problems, and bills. They can give support, and you can trade ideas with them about how to approach and solve problems because they may have the same problems.
Now let’s look at the friends who want to go out all the time. They find a reason to go out for a cocktail and maybe appetizers almost every night of the week and on weekends. Two dollar Tuesday”, “Thirsty Thursday”, and just because they want to go have a drink and relax. These are the fun friends that you call when you are having a bad day, sitting around bored, or just need to...
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