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Friend Who Got Away: Twenty Women's True Life Tales of Friendships That Blew up, Burned out or Faded Away

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 20, 2006

    friendship is wonderful and complicated

    True, honest stories that suck you in with sublime writing and impart enormous insight into female relationships. Must reading for women wishing to improve theirs. Whereas beloved women have slipped in and out of my life like a dream, I now feel more conscious of the psychological and emotional intricacies that were in play. And sometimes life just happens--people change, circumstances change, nothing is forever. Sometimes it's nobody's fault, and acceptance frees you up for something better.

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  • Posted September 27, 2011

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    wonderful, women need to read our stories

    The writing in this book is good enough to eat. I think we write best about things we know well, things near and dear to our heart. And friends are. Surprisingly, the stories are not such downers, because they also tell how friends are made and grow and how dear they can be. And then they end, not because there's something wrong with us. But because we just quit needing each other so much, or grow differently, and that's life. it's okay.

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