best friend

Mary and I at the Heartworks fundraiser in 2015 Andrew and Mary with Father Larry on their wedding day September, 1989 And
The hardest part is letting go. Not of the friendship. Often that left long ago. Letting go of the ideals in your head. The dream you had when the friendship ignited years ago.
Traveling with your best friend will be tough at times, but, because you both know each other so well, it is much easier to make it work. Here are a few things that will inevitably happen when you have found that amazing bond of travel friendship on a voyage with your very best friend
I was scrolling through Pinterest when I saw this quote, 'Because the love of a mother starts before birth her love will endure long after death.' The quote was not attributed to anyone in particular but I definitely could have said it because I'm still feeling my mother's love 25 years after her death.
What would you do if you saw yourself in another person's body? Not in a Freaky Friday sort of way, but in a spiritual "this must be kismet because nothing else makes sense" kind of way? This other person may very well be your soul mate, or perhaps, they were sent to teach you.
Martha told me that she didn't want people to be sad at her funeral. She wanted them to be happy. I told her that there was no way her friends and family could not be sad. That even though they would know where she was going, they would be sad because they would no longer get to see her sweet smile.
I have no shame in admitting that my mom is one of my best friends. We text throughout the day and talk on the phone a few times per week. It's been that way ever since I left for college and continues to be that way after graduating and moving out of the house. It will probably always be that way, and that's perfectly OK with me. Here's why moms make the best friends.
Relating to my body like a best friend changed everything. For so long, my mind was a loud, critical, bossy perfectionist who treated my body like a disobedient servant. My mind had to shift to seeing my body as an equal, a peer, a wise being with needs and longings and a tender language all its own.
There were moments when we sat in comfortable silence with one another, something I'm not quite as good at. I never strain to fill the empty space with chatter when I'm with Rebecca, because we're beyond awkwardness -- there's nothing to prove.
2. It'll give you stories to tell -- and lean on -- for years. Travel stories are a great way to break the ice when the two
I got divorced and then decided to get to the bottom of me for better for worse. I tucked in with my kids, licked my wounds and lies. Then I ventured out to dating world. I had a couple of almosts, a plethora of interesting folks and a handful of no ways.
When my best friend called to tell me she was engaged last month, I cried then joked that I couldn't wait to spend the rest
HuffPost's Sam Stein and Sabrina Siddiqui talks with retiring Congressman George Miller about his role in the House, and why he wanted his best friend to be House Speaker.
In the Bronze Age, before Twitter and speed dating and online match-ups, men and women met each other one of two ways: at church, or via the newspaper classifieds.
One of the best parts about being in your twenties is that you don't owe yourself to anyone. One of the worst parts about being in your twenties is that no one owes themselves to you, either.
After being diagnosed with testicular cancer, one man found support in an unlikely place. When asked how he keeps things