Learn How To Give

I know many people. I’m close to a lot of them but I consider very few my actual friends. They are more like very close acquaintances. People that I talk to constantly but have no trust in.

There is one friend though who is closer than the rest. She’s really cool. When I was going through all my shit and also my moms breast cancers she was there to get me through it. Out of all the people that I pushed away she would always try to get a hold of me.

That’s what I appreciated the most. I went through a dark phase where I told everyone that I didn’t want them around when I was hopping they would say no were her for you and we’re not going anywhere. But they didn’t. Only she did, and that made me see a lot of things a lot clearer.

Even now that I communicate with all my friends and our relationship is better than before she is still the one I talk to on a daily basis. Recently she’s been going through a lot. She doesn’t have a job currently and I fell terrible for her because I was in her shoes once.

We went out to eat last Wednesday and I lent her some money to get her by. She was one her way to an interview and it’s looking like she’s going to get it. I hope she does. She is a good person and deserves more than what life is giving to her.

But that’s what this post is more about. Giving. We need more of that. When people need help we need to start learning how to give. There is to much going on now a days that we need to come together. Plus, you never know when you will be in that situation that will need the help.

It does not have to be money. I know most people automatically say I don’t have any money or resources. That’s not the only way we can help. Just being there for someone, listen to them, hear them out, help them with anything that they might need. We are only hurting ourselves by making enemies, we not come together and work as a team?

3 thoughts on “Learn How To Give

  1. Great read! It is nice to have that one friend. I have a couple of people like that in my life. However, more recently I think I’ve become that one for my boyfriend.

    Last weekend was my birthday weekend and it was rough. Things weren’t going to plan like he had hope them to be for my birthday. There were a couple of times that I had to take him away from it all and went outside and just talked.

    I was there to listen, be the person he needed. There was one time we talked for a good hour about stuff and opened up. Was nice actually … clear sky with the stars shining bright, crickets in the background. I told him that I’m always here to talk and in the end that’s what he needed to hear.

    “I love you and will always be here.” (insert hug and kiss)

    This friend is a keeper for you! It’s great to see you two heping each other when you can. She needs you just as much as you need her!

    Cheers! XX

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