I'm thankful for the friends who just get that friendships are only as complicated as you make them.
The ones who understand that children, dream-chasing, life in general just get in the way sometimes.
I can't be a consistent "see you every single day" type of friend at this busy point in my life.
It might take me a few days to respond to your text messages.
I can't always make lunch dates on a weekly or even a monthly basis.
I don't have time for FaceTime calls daily.
I may not be able to see you on your birthday.
I may have to cancel plans sometimes.
Sometimes, okay, most times, I'm going to be late.
…and vise versa for all of these things.
It's not because I don't appreciate my friends or value our friendships.
It's because after I work all day, run a business on the side, help my husband run his business, clean the house, get in my workout, do the laundry, and make the dinner… I'm exhausted.
When you need me, I will always be there; no questions asked.
I may not always text first, but you can expect random text messages or phone calls to talk about a past memory, something funny, or something that made me think of you.
Friendships aren't always 50/50. You don't always give what you get or get what you give. Sometimes, they're 40/60… or even 10/90.
I appreciate the friends who know that we will get together when our free times finally match up.
And things will pick up right where we left off.
I appreciate the friends that show grace and patience and love me even through this busy stage of life. I appreciate the friends that just "get it