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*Download Epub Ü Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close à A Close Friendship Is One Of The Most Influential And Important Relationships A Human Life Can Contain Anyone Will Tell You That But For All The Rosy Sentiments Surrounding Friendship, Most People Don T Talk Much About What It Really Takes To Stay Close For The Long HaulNow Two Friends, Aminatou Sow And Ann Friedman, Tell The Story Of Their Equally Messy And Life Affirming Big Friendship In This Honest And Hilarious Book That Chronicles Their First Decade In One Another S Lives As The Hosts Of The Hit Podcast Call Your Girlfriend, They Ve Become Known For Frank And Intimate Conversations In This Book, They Bring That Energy To Their Own Friendship Its Joys And Its Pitfalls An Inspiring And Entertaining Testament To The Power Of Society S Most Underappreciated Relationship, Big Friendship Will Invite You To Think About How Your Own Bonds Are Formed, Challenged, And Preserved It Is A Call To Value Your Friendships In All Of Their Complexity Actively Choose Them And, Sometimes, Fight For Them This was a very lovely and meaningful book beautiful design, too I ve never seen topics like interracial friendships and what it takes to conquer distance between friends discussed at length like this before, and I thought that Ann and Aminatou did a great job using their personal experience to discuss larger themes and research Will definitely be giving this book to several friends In a culture that primarily values romantic or familial relationships, Big Friendship How We Keep Each Other Close is a necessary corrective Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman offer a deeply compelling book that is part clear eyed and poignant memoir of a big, invaluable friendship and part frank manifesto on how to nurture the important friendships in our lives in good times and bad In each chapter, Sow and Friedman demonstrate how they navigate the nuances of their long standing friendship with In a culture that primarily values romantic or familial relationships, Big Friendship How We Keep Each Other Close is a necessary corrective Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman offer a deeply compelling book that is part clear eyed and poignant memoir of a big, invaluable friendship and part frank manifesto on how to nurture the important friendships in our lives in good times and bad In each chapter, Sow and Friedman demonstrate how they navigate the nuances of their long standing friendship with elegance, warmth, and generosity This is the kind of book that makes you want to reach out to your best, biggest friends to say thank you, thank you, thank you for walking in this world with me As with your big friendships, this unforgettable book is one you will want to keep close I co wrote this book so let s be real, I am its harshest critic And I can honestly tell you that I am very proud of this story Aminatou and I have told about the joys and difficulties of our friendship I think we really managed to capture the ways that friendship feels both mundane and divine, both cozily supportive and frustrating beyond belief We talked to some very smart experts and other friend pairs, too I hope everyone who reads it is inspired to invest a littledeeply in their ow I co wrote this book so let s be real, I am its harshest critic And I can honestly tell you that I am very proud of this story Aminatou and I have told about the joys and difficulties of our friendship I think we really managed to capture the ways that friendship feels both mundane and divine, both cozily supportive and frustrating beyond belief We talked to some very smart experts and other friend pairs, too I hope everyone who reads it is inspired to invest a littledeeply in their own friendships If this book doesn t make you want to get up and call your best friend immediately, I don t know what will.Seeing as I ve been an avid reader, follower, and listener of Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman s work for over half a decade, I ll admit that I was already predisposed to really love this Big Friendship Even if you ve never heard of them or have maybe been on the fringes of their writing or podcasting, you re in for a treat Big Friendship tackles our cultural issues with giving platonic relat If this book doesn t make you want to get up and call your best friend immediately, I don t know what will.Seeing as I ve been an avid reader, follower, and listener of Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman s work for over half a decade, I ll admit that I was already predisposed to really love this Big Friendship Even if you ve never heard of them or have maybe been on the fringes of their writing or podcasting, you re in for a treat Big Friendship tackles our cultural issues with giving platonic relationships the care and attention they deserve, both on a personal and an intellectual level There s plenty of research and discussion around family dynamics and romantic relationships, but so often friendships get shunted off to the side when it comes to individual and societal introspection Sow and Friedman tell the story of their own intense Big Friendship while masterfully weaving in larger conversations of how our friendships come together and fall apart, taking on everything from the unique struggles of interracial friendships to how friend breakups can often feeldevastating than romantic ones There s also just a familiar ease to their writing that makes this an easy read.While Big Friendship definitely stands on its own, I think a little extra context to Sow and Friedman can help you get the most out of this book and fall in love with their work I recommend going down a slight rabbit hole and reading their popular article on Shine Theory and listening to an episode or two of their Call Your Girlfriend podcast Again, it s not 100% necessary, but it does help in appreciating just how deep their Big Friendship goes and how poignant their thoughts are