Surround Yourself with the Best
A few months ago I had the pleasure of conversing with 4 beautiful young ladies. Much of our conversation revolved around men, career choices and relationships with friends. Of course I was happy to offer my personal experiences about all 3 topics, but one topic really hit home with me – relationships with friends.
It caused me to think about my past friendships. I’ve had a few friendship terrorists in my life. They were either “attention addicts”, “relentless pessimists” or a “schemers”. They sucked the life out of me. No one needs friends like this- poison friends infect your life. People like this only stop you from reaching your full potential and I CAN’T HAVE THAT HAPPENING!
Drama Queens(Kings) & Haters can be exposed with a few easy questions:
- Do you look forward to seeing this person, or do you consider it a chore?
- Is she/he happy to see you, or do you suspect she/he wants something from you?
- Do you walk away from this meeting feeling good—or feeling manipulated, demeaned, poisoned, or played?
If you answered YES to any of these questions – then you need to dump that ass joker like a hot cake! Say goodbye and good riddance to dead weight!
True friendships should be an…