Tag Archives: Friendship and health

Can Your Friends Make You Sick?

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Can you friends make you sick? Frankly, I think the answer is yes. Not friends exclusively. It may be coworkers who cause stress. It may be neighbors you don’t know how to communicate with. It may be your family—people you love and would give your life for—who are driving your blood pressure up. Most of […]

Who Would Come Looking For You?

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I didn’t hear about what happened to my friend Pat until she was out of the hospital and in a rehab center. As I sat and held her hand, I knew she would not go home again. Ninety-year-old Esther had banged on Pat’s door three days ago. She’d come down the hall from her own […]