friendship: men & women can be friends, here’s a place to start

kathyescobar friendship, relationships, the refuge 4 Comments

* this is the final post in this series related to cultivating healthy friendship. the other posts are: mind-reading, assumptions, and saying our crazy stuff out loud, safety & boundaries aren’t dumb psychology words, conflict is good (even though most of us hate it), and learning to let go.  it’s been fun for me to re-cap some of what we practiced …

friendship: conflict is good (even though most of us hate it)

kathyescobar friendship, relationships, the refuge 10 Comments

* this is part 3 from the refuge’s sacred friendship summer camp. the questions in bold are ones we somehow talked about together at our gathering or in the homework.  * * * * * some of us are really good at navigating conflict in relationships, but many of us hate conflict.  look at a list of “adult children of …

friendship: safety & boundaries aren’t dumb psychology words

kathyescobar friendship, relationships, the refuge 16 Comments

* this is the next post from friendship summer camp.  it’s interesting that even as i share these here i can hear a voice that says “where’s the scripture in here? are we really going to talk about psychology stuff? come on, let’s talk about theology and church instead!” (hmm, mind-reading?).  but i will hold to what i keep learning–this …

friendship: mind-reading, assumptions & saying-our-crazy-stuff-out-loud

kathyescobar friendship, relationships, the refuge 6 Comments

* thanks for bearing with me while i archived a bunch of guest posts last week.  i’m still waiting to hear back about my laptop and whether they could retrieve my data so here’s to hope.  this week i’m going to be sharing 5 simple posts from the refuge’s sacred friendship summer camp that we hosted on wednesday nights all …