Question of the Week #202

Would you be willing to commit perjury for a close friend? For example, might you testify that he was driving carefully when he hit a pedestrian even though he had been joking around and not paying attention? No. And I'm sure that would lose me some friendships if I were put into that position. I'm … Continue reading Question of the Week #202

Question of the Week #185

What sorts of things would you do if you could be as outgoing and uninhibited as you wished? Do you usually initiate friendships or wait to be approached? I'm not sure I know how to answer this question. It's like, What would you do if you had an entirely different personality? I guess, for starters, I … Continue reading Question of the Week #185

Life Story: Chapter Seventy

Welcome to a series of stories that basically make up my autobiography. It’s not entirely thorough, but I’ll do the best I can with the memories locked away inside my head. Could be therapeutic for me. Could be humorous for you. Either way, enjoy… Previously on Life Story... I went on a mission trip to … Continue reading Life Story: Chapter Seventy

Question of the Week #174

How many of your friendships have lasted more than ten years? Which of your current friends do you feel will still be important to you ten years from now? If I'm counting right, I'd say I've got five friends that I've known for more than 10 years. One more and I'll have a full set … Continue reading Question of the Week #174

Fitting In

Disclaimer: I'm gonna get kind of introspective here. I want to make it clear that nothing that's written below is a reflection on any of the people around me. This post is just about me and something I'm struggling with these days. I've gone through a number of fairly major changes in the last couple … Continue reading Fitting In

Question of the Week #159

If you had the choice of one intimate soulmate and no other close friends, or of no such soulmate and many friends and acquaintances, which would you choose? If I believed in the idea of soulmates, it would probably be easier to answer this question. There's a part of me that really likes this idea … Continue reading Question of the Week #159

Question of the Week #158

You notice a self-destructive behavior pattern in a friend who is clearly unaware of it. Would you point it out? I would probably try to point it out, yeah. Because if it's someone I care about and they're doing something that's unhealthy or unsafe, I'd want to keep them from harm. However, I would only try … Continue reading Question of the Week #158