5 thoughts on “Missing from Discussions of Balancing Work Life with Life Outside of Work: The Importance of Friends

  • August 8, 2018 at 10:27 am

    I have honestly given up on trying to make friends. When I make friendship overtures, people seem keen at first, then inevitably they suddenly just disappear. Every single time. It’s like they suddenly flip a switch and decide I’m not their sort of person after all. And that is that. I’ve given up now.

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      • August 8, 2018 at 3:25 pm

        Thanks Bella. Certainly a lot of information and help on that page! I am in a group for children of narcissistic mothers and we all agree we have trouble making friends, probably because we’ve always been told what horrible people we are and our feelings suppressed and dismissed. Maybe that has something to do with it.

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  • August 10, 2018 at 3:23 am

    I think this is an indication of how amantonormative Western societies are.

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