Friends support: the importance

Great post and great quote – “A friend is someone that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.”

Love, liv.

The support of a friend has to be one of the most significant features in recovery. I cannot stress how important it is to have someone there and someone willing to listen. They don’t even have to respond, if I know they’re there, that’s such a positive feeling. For me, I couldn’t get through this without them.

Opening up to my close friends felt like a weight was lifted off my shoulders, and I realise now I can’t do this alone, and even though most didn’t have relatable experiences, they still tried to understand and be there for me.

For that, I can’t thank them enough.

One thing that has impacted me over the last few months is the amount of care shown. Whether that be through messages seeing how I am or trips out for distraction, I’ve realised how truly lucky I am. Finding friends who send messages like these…

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