In a year that changed nearly everything about how humans connect and communicate, it’s no surprise that friendships in motherhood have changed. Some deepened over the past year, as the pandemic gave us new ways to bond (and hard stuff to get real about). Some fell away, strained by distance or differences. And pandemic or no pandemic, not every close friendship is created equal, and they all go through seasons of change. In today’s episode, part one of two all about friendships in motherhood, Meagan and Sarah look at “ride or die” friendships (including a critical look at what that even means). We talk about ways close friends can show up for each other when things are hard, how close friendships have adapted over the past year, and what to keep in mind if you’re missing or grieving close friendships in your life right now. Join us!
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Links we mentioned (or should have!) in Episode 307:
- Listen to Meagan’s new interview show Mother of Reinvention wherever you get your podcasts
- You can see all the public comments from which we drew our community feedback on this Instagram post and (if you’re in the group) this Facebook Group conversation
- You might like this episode: The Myth Of The Mom Tribe
- And this one: Female Friendships & Women We Admire