Friendship: Do You Stay Connected to Your Gal Pals?

Have you kept up your connection with your girlfriends? Do you make it a practice to get together on a regular basis?  Once you’re happily hooked up it’s not always easy to see friends as often as it was when we were single but it’s nice to make it a point to gather for birthdays and/or holidays to keep that bond.

This pic shows me with one of my fav friends, Patti – we worked, traveled, shopped, laughed, cried, explored and had a ball together. She was my biggest supporter when I was going thru my divorce and I will always think of her as my special angel. Since our lives have both changed over the years we can’t hang as much as we’d like but we made a birthday pact and every year we go to our fav restaurant in Malibu to have a long leisurely lunch, drink champagne and laugh till we cry. It’s one of the highlights of my year – and the beauty of such a good friend is that no matter how long it’s been since we’ve seen each other we just pick up where we left off.
Girlfriend connection is always a hot topic for us – how important it is to stay connected. How women love to gather to get a break from family responsibilities and get a smidgeon of the carefree life they had before they said their “I do’s.” It’s a part of being feminine – women need other women. Women help each other BECOME better women. And women make each other feel fabulous.

Hey, our men are great but they sure don’t have the emotional component of our gal pals. And last time I checked most men don’t necessarily want to rush off with us to the nearest make-up counter to try the latest shade of lipstick or get their nails done or rummage thru sale racks for a sexy frock.  And they probably don’t want to sit around and talk about any number of the things us women love to gab about.
One of the greatest gifts of friendship is the phenomenal support our sisterhood generously gives us. Who else can you share your secrets with and trust they’ll take them to their grave? And who else can you bounce an idea off of just to listen and explore it with you and not get pissy if you don’t take their advice (sorry guys but that is kinda how you are – but it’s in your DNA to provide and give direction so we forgive you!). Don’t you gals just sometimes want to run an idea around without feeling guilty if we don’t take the advice? And our girlfriends are perfect for that!
So if you’ve maintained your connections to your female posse, Fannntassstic. But if you’ve let them slide, make it a point to reconnect. Stepping into that feminine space will help you connect to your own feminine power and make you feel magnificent about yourself. And you’ll realize how much you’ve missed your dear friend. Call her today!!
Please comment on how you stay connected to your girlfriends or if you haven’t, how that makes you feel:-)


  1. Judd Sage March 17, 2009 at 8:59 am

    It’s awesome you had a great friend to support you thru your divorce!