In self improvement, I think there is often a myth that you need to “do it all on your own,” and your life circumstances shouldn’t ever depend on other people.
While I admire independence and self-reliance, and it’s a huge theme of this blog, I also acknowledge that we are interdependent beings.
Our relationships, and the people we surround ourselves with on a daily basis, are often just as defining of who we are as our own bodies and minds.
A supportive and helpful friend can make you a better person at the end of the day. And that’s something to embrace, not something to be ashamed about.
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