My Friend Loved The Beach

Loss of a Friend

On her good days, we talked about our teenage daughters, best friends since they were babies. We compared notes, across the country…she advised me, I advised her. We talked about the future, when she was well, and we would see each other more often, always somewhere near a beach.

Divorcing Your Friends

divorcing friends

One needs to be a bit proactive in divorcing the people in your life who have become deadwood. The problem is divorcing one’s friends can be as logistically and emotionally complex as ending a marriage.