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This was a difficult topic for me.. mainly because I’m the one who drifted.
I don’t keep up with old friends nearly as well as I should.
I have realized that I’m one of those people who will think of people and want to talk to them but always figure they have better things to do than to listen to me ramble.
Folks tell me all the time “call me if you want to talk” and I almost never do. It’s not that I don’t want to talk, I do. The problem is that I don’t want to bother people. I don’t want to call them when they are walking out the door, or having company, or taking a rest, or having dinner, or whatever.
I know this probably sounds stupid. And it is. It means that by the time I finally get up the nerve to call someone, it’s been WEEKS or MONTHS since I last talked to them and tons has happened and it takes a while to catch up!
I RESOLVE to do better…
If you want to play along with this list, here’s the list of topics:
Day 1: Something you hate about yourself
Day 2: Something you love about yourself
Day 3:Something you have to forgive yourself for
Day 4: Something you have to forgive someone else for
Day 5: Something you hope to do in your life
Day 6: Something you hope you never have to do
Day 7: Someone who has made your life worth living
Day 8: Someone who has made your life hell or treated you badly
Day 9: Someone you didn’t want to let go, but who drifted
Day 10: Someone you need to let go, or wish you didn’t know
Day 11: Something people seem to compliment you the most on
Day 12: Something you never get compliments on
Day 13: A band or artist that has gotten you through some tough times
Day 14: A hero that has let you down
Day 15: Something or someone you couldn’t live without
Day 16: Something or someone you could definitely live without
Day 17: A book you’ve read that changed your view on something
Day 18: Your views on gay marriage
Day 19: What is your opinion of religion?
Day 20: Your views on drugs and alcohol.
Day 21: (Scenario) Your best friend is in a car accident and you got into a fight a couple of hours before. What do you do?
Day 22: Something you wish you hadn’t done in your life
Day 23: Something you wish you had done in your life
Day 24: Make a playlist to someone and explain why you chose those songs
Day 25: The reason you believe you’re still alive today
Day 26: Have you ever thought about giving up on life?
Day 27: What’s the best thing you’ve got going for you right now?
Day 28: What would you do if you got pregnant (or got someone pregnant) right now?
Day 29: Something you hope to change about yourself
Day 30: A letter to yourself