In Friendship, Are You Cinderella or the Evil Stepsister?
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This weekend I attended the Evo 2011 Blogger Conference founded by two women: Jyl and Rachael. I was there because Plum District sponsored the coffee break so my colleague Melissa and I spread the word about our daily deals for moms, what makes us different (it's all about the moms!), and connecting with potential partners.
The great thing about being at Evo was reconnecting with old friends. In particular, two of my long-time friends (you know who you are). Our friendship goes way back and without rehashing everything, it's definitely been a rocky road. In fact, it's not unlike the offline long-time friendships many people share: misunderstandings, things getting lost in translation, letting our snarky side get the best of us, and pride getting in the way of saying sorry. But with that rocky road comes goofy inside jokes that never get old, the ability to ricochet wit and love off one another in a banter that warms the heart and nourishes the soul.
I had let a lot of the past hurt go, but....Read more.