Repeat after me: I am my own best company.
Never having a best friend. It’s not something you’d normally think you would need a survival guide for but thanks to television, movies and social media it’s needed now more than ever. It’s not that you can’t survive life without ever having best friends – just some times are harder than others. Like when you get sucked into watching the Sex & The City Movie and realize that you’ve never come close to having such good friends, yet alone those willing to drop everything and go on vacation with you to keep you from depression.
Or the times you get addicted to Pinterest and are forced to stare at beautiful pin worthy quotes about best friends that you can’t relate to.
Like the days you watch your favorite throwback sitcoms and realize that you’ve never had lifelong friends like Laura and Maxine on Family Matters or Cory and Sean on Boy Meets World.
What about the times you log onto Facebook and are bombarded with photos of people you grew up with showing off their fabulous weekend spent with their best friends for life then realizing you’ve never been a part of something like that. Continue reading