How many real life friends do you have? When was the last time you hung out with someone other than your spouse or family?
I went to dinner with friends last weekend. I have tons of aquaintances but only consider about 3 friends to be my close friends. It's hard to nuture friendships with parenthood, work life and married life.
Best friends I have three. One of them is local, one in Missouri and one in Germany. I spent Wednesday with the local one. Now, if we are talking about other friends, I have bunches. I spend as much time as I can with them, but with my schedule it isn't always as often as I would like.
Not very many. I have a few I meet up with every once in a while.
I have one real friend, and we "hung out" yesterday. My washing machine went on the fritz and she let me use hers to wash our clothes!!
I live in the middle of a senior citizen retirement community. The town closes down at 8pm. It has been a very lonely 6 years here. I hang out with my boy, age 7. I call old friends from home around the holidays...It didn't dawn on me that I had no friends, past mere acquaintance level, until I make out job applications and I'm asked to give 3 references of non-family people. :P
I've got lots of friends. :-) None of my family lives anywhere close. I hang out with my girlfriends quite a bit, much to the chagrin of my husband.
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