Friendship for Grown Ups
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.Growing up as an actress in Hollywood, there were few people Lisa could trust, and even fewer to guide her. By the time she reached adulthood, she had learned to be self-sufficient. She was strong, she was ‰ÛÏsafe,‰ and she was lonely. One day, Lisa found that the ‰ÛÏthe desire to experience connection was stronger than the desire to be safe.‰ She determined right then to finally understand friendship: how to create one, sustain it, and experience the sheer joy of having it. But it wasn‰۪t easy.Lisa‰۪s book, Friendship for Grown-ups, is heartfelt and compelling. She explores the thorny topic of women‰۪s friendships with honesty, emotion and practical insight. For those who‰۪ve grown up in strong friendships, this book offers powerful reminders to protect those friendships and keep them healthy. And for the rest of us who long for that companionship, this book is a much-needed and compassionate guide to becoming the friend we all need.