How to Be a Good Friend
Be (Genuinely) Happy for Your Friend’s Success
Friends want you to celebrate with them when good things happen. Sometimes that’s harder than it sounds, especially if you’re
a little jealous of your pal’s success. Swallow that emotion, because she doesn’t just need a shoulder to cry on in a crisis.
She’s also looking for someone to cheer her triumphs. Joy shared is joy doubled.
Jennifer Litchman is one of the 10 lifelong friends who were the subject of Jeffrey Zaslow’s best-selling book, The Girls From Ames ($16, amazon.com).
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