What To Do When Your Friends Are Making Bad Life Choices

What To Do When Your Friends Are Making Bad Life Choices

We all make mistakes, sure. But sometimes there are people in our lives that are making bad life choices. So what can we do as their friend to influence them? I wrote a previous post about how to “tolerate people”. I recommend checking that out first to ensure we’re all on the same page here because it’s important to understand how we got to this serious question I’m about to tackle. It’s called How I Tolerate People and Their “Issues” (opens in new window for you). Okay, so you tolerate your friends and you expect them to have some issues. But…

How to Tolerate People and Their Issues

How to Tolerate People and Their Issues

One thing I get asked a lot is how I can tolerate people so much from the people in my life? I plan to answer that as simply as I can today. First of all, when I gain a new friend, someone I plan to get to know and spend time with: I expect them to be a long-term friend. Granted, there’s a difference between an acquaintance and a friend. So when I say friend, I always mean someone that I plan to be involved with long term. With that said I also expect them to have faults and for us to have differences.…