Friendship Day -- The Importance of Moms Needing Friends

• Be patient. The more deeply you know another person, the more you can related with the struggles and the less inclined you are to envy them.

As we celebrate friendship day, tell us what's special about your best female friend. How do you make time to connect? We'd like to know!

Medical references:
- Taylor, S., et al. (July 2000) "Behaviorial Responses to Stress: Tend and Befriend, Not Fight or Flight" Accessed August 2012. Psychol Rev, 107(3):41-429.

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