MY FRIENDS AND I HAVE PROBLEMS

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  1. ...but we also have a code valuing openness, honesty, and mutual respect,
  2. so we can dialogue about stuff in a way that means something.
  3. In a way that challenges each one of us.
  4. In a way that only makes our relationship stronger.
  5. Not necessarily in a way that solves everything in one night—
  6. because we're not magical and we don't have all the answers—
  7. but in a way that always makes me confident that something beautiful is flourishing.
    Every seed dies before it grows.
  8. I love the nights where we face our problems.
  9. I love the privilege of a friendship brave enough to do that.
  10. We help each other polarize.