There is something on my mind and I'd like to talk about it. It's women and friendship - two very complicated things.
I am blessed to have a lot of really close friends. Why do I hesitate to reach out to them? I feel like I'm going to be an inconvenience to them. Occasionally I'll have a child-free Friday or Saturday evening and I think that maybe I'll get together with a friend and catch a movie or grab some coffee but then I begin to fear rejection or that I'll make them feel obligated to get out.
Now there is another possibility - I wonder if I am sabotaging myself and subconsciously I just really wanna stay home in my lounge wear and watch Netflix. The thing is that I really do enjoy staying home but I also enjoy some friend time. Most of the time I don't have notice that we'll be child-free so I would be asking a friend to do something with no notice. That's the part that makes me feel like I might make my friend feel obligated to drop whatever they might be doing.
Does anyone else feel this way? Maybe I'll make 2019 the year that I quit making friendship excuses. There are lots of activities that us girls can get together to do that won't break the bank and will still get us home in time to enjoy the Netflix binge.
Let me know your thoughts. Are you down for last minute outings? Do you feel obligated to say yes, even if it's not the best time for you?
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