Friendship for Grown-Ups: What I Missed and Learned Along the Way
Friendship for Grown-Ups What I Missed and Learned Along the Way Author:Lisa Whelchel Former Facts of Life star Lisa Whelchel shares her experiences of growing up without true friends and how she learned to find and develop them as an adult through God's grace. Not many people can say they lived their most crucial developmental years on the sound stage of a wildly popular TV show. But that's exactly what happened i... more »n Lisa Whelchel's life. As a child, she learned to guard her heart so tightly to avoid true hurt that she found herself unable to form lasting friendships as an adult. Friendship for Grown-Ups details her experiences of learning to come out of her shell, to trust, risk, and become vulnerable by God's grace and find meaningful friendships. Readers encounter her captivating story and refreshing perspective on life's most precious gift--and they find practical tips for their own friendships along the way.« less
I'm a mid-life woman who has let some friendships go while working and raising my son, as well as other life challenges. I could relate to several of Lisa's struggles. She is real and honest in sharing her journey to better friendships. The appendix offers some good suggestions for making new friends and enhancing older friendships. I recommend this book for any Christian woman hoping to build/enhance friendships. Lisa is a Woman of Faith speaker and this book is published by a Christian publisher so faith is a key component of the book as well.