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Doubling the Distance: The Importance of Genuine Support During Success

ife is a journey filled with both triumphs and challenges. As a breast cancer survivor, I have experienced firsthand the impact of true friendship during difficult times. However, it is equally important to have genuine support during moments of success. It is disheartening when those who were absent during my struggle suddenly want to be a part of my success. In this blog post, I want to emphasize the significance of maintaining distance from those who were not there for me during my battle with breast cancer, even as I celebrate my victories.


During my battle with breast cancer, I faced numerous physical and emotional challenges. It was a time when I needed the unwavering support of my friends and loved ones. Unfortunately, some of those who I considered close friends were noticeably absent during this difficult period. Their lack of support left me feeling isolated and disappointed. It was a painful realization that not everyone in my life was capable of providing the support I needed.


True support is not just about being present during the tough times; it is about being there consistently, through both the highs and lows. Genuine support involves showing empathy, compassion, and understanding. It means celebrating the victories and successes of our loved ones as much as we console them during their struggles. True friends are those who stand by us through thick and thin, offering unwavering support regardless of the circumstances.


Maintaining Distance During Success:


As I embark on the journey of success and recovery, I have come to understand the importance of maintaining distance from those who were absent during my battle with breast cancer. It is essential to surround ourselves with individuals who genuinely care about our well-being and have consistently shown their support. By doubling the distance from those who were not there for us during our struggles, we create space for new relationships and opportunities that align with our values and aspirations.


Maintaining distance from individuals who were absent during our struggles is not an act of revenge or bitterness; it is an act of self-preservation. Our emotional well-being is precious, and surrounding ourselves with positive influences is crucial for our continued growth and success. By prioritizing relationships with those who have consistently shown their support, we create a nurturing environment that fosters personal and professional development.


As we navigate life's challenges and successes, it is essential to recognize the significance of genuine support. True friends are those who stand by us through thick and thin, offering unwavering support during both our struggles and successes. While it may be tempting to welcome back those who were absent during our battles, it is crucial to prioritize our emotional well-being and maintain distance from those who did not provide the support we needed. By doing so, we create space for new relationships and opportunities that align with our values and aspirations. Let us celebrate our victories with those who have consistently shown their support, doubling the distance from those who were absent during our struggles.


Written : Odette J

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