HOW TO DEAL: WHEN ALL OF YOUR FRIENDS ARE GETTING ENGAGED

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HOW TO DEAL: WHEN ALL OF YOUR FRIENDS ARE GETTING ENGAGED…
Hint: A chocolate or social media binge is not the answer.

Carrie Golberg interviewed me for Harper’s Bazaar! Thank you, Carrie.

“You love your friends; whether or not it’s your BFF, these are people you would never dream of hurting. Yet, here you are, secretly thinking, ‘why would she get a ring and not me?!” Galland explains, “of course you are going to be jealous! It’s the human condition, it’s tribal.” In this case, the bride-to-be is the alpha-female in your tribe, she’s the one being celebrated.  Everyone in your circle is undergoing a sort of change in ‘tribal’ status as she transitions to ‘the bride’ and you and your friends transition to ‘the bridesmaids.’ Enter, envy.

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Hint: A chocolate or social media binge is not the answer.

 

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