All posts tagged: Relationship

The End or the Beginning?

“Every Beginning has an end, every end had a beginning.”  It’s a funny quote that can lead to some deep thought if you let it.  It’s sad sometimes when things come to an end.  There are a lot of things we don’t like to see end, yet everything in life has a beginning and an end. When relationships end it can be a sad event.  You don’t really want them to, but things just start to drift apart.  Sometimes you can stop the drifting and sometimes you can’t.  I’ve been in relationships like that where things just changed and it was time for the relationship to change too.  On a few of those occasions I was fortunate enough to see the relationship evolve and become a lasting friendship, in other cases it was simply time to say goodbye. How we respond to the changes in life can help define who we become.  After all, if there is one thing that is constant and certain in life it is the fact that life will change.  We will …

A Word About Friendship

Sometimes you just want someone to listen, to hear what you have to say, not to try to solve your problems, roll their eyes, laugh at your issues, but really just to listen and be there. Surprisingly it’s not that easy to find those people who just listen.  Many times when you try to describe something you are working on or through, the person you’re talking too gets all caught up in the description, or the event, and starts trying to solve the problem or begins giving advice before you even finish what you were saying.  If it continues then you can just wind up getting frustrated, pacifying the person and acting like you’re listening to what their saying, even though they are way off the subject you started trying to talk about, and finally just being glad when the conversation is over.  It makes you so much more grateful for the person that can just listen. I love the friends that walk beside me and can listen to be babble along for awhile, even when I’m …