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Advent (Joy): Cultivating Friendship

Emotional support means that someone other than me understands the feelings that are tossing me around in my life. ┬áThe very existence of another human being who sees and understands me on that level brings–joy! Self-disclosure means that another person … Continue reading

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Advent (Joy): Friendship

“Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.” Marcus Tullius Cicero Friendships are crucial to our experience as human beings. ┬áBoth in my life as a teacher watching adolescents interact, … Continue reading

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