Question of the Day

What do you value most in a friendship?

The safety to be entirely myself. And that is what I try to give my friends (and everyone, really) in return.

That doesn't mean that I expect to be able to behave however I want without consequence or that I will tolerate all manner of garbage from other people. To the absolute contrary, I want my friends to have high expectations of me, and hold me to them — because that is how I become my best self.

It means that I can be vulnerable, and not be taken advantage of. That I can fuck up, and be forgiven (provided I make meaningful amends). That I can be flawed, and still loved.

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