Ever wonder if you’re the only one who thinks what you’re thinking? Or if it was right to say what you were thinking out loud? I call that “turning my filter off” or a day when my “filter wasn’t turned on” more correctly. I’ve had more than my share of those and I am certain that there are many more on the horizon.
But today wasn’t one of those days, thankfully. I was well behaved and my filter was in good working order. It’s hard to make friends in your 40’s – the bar is set much higher than it was in high school (take a look back at who you’re “best friends” were then…are they still? I didn’t think so)
Today you’ve got to be interesting and have things in common, and by that I don’t mean that you both listened to Journey’s “Lovin’, Touchin’, Squeezin'” 216 times in a row the day that you bought the album. (yeah, you read it right – the ALBUM) You have to MAKE the time to be together, with or without your children/husband/pet/family, etc. It’s work to make friends. Really.
Maybe I’ll just place an ad…I did that once and got the most amazing friend out of it. We are still friends today. And she still loves me even when my filter isn’t working…why else would she be laughing?