Never Unfriended: The Secret to Finding and Keeping Lasting Friendships by Lisa-Jo Baker

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Read Never Unfriended: The Secret to Finding and Keeping Lasting Friendships Online Free - In a world where women can unfriend each other with the swipe of a finger, how do we find friendships that we can trust to last? Maybe by first becoming those kinds of lasting friends ourselves.

As the community manager at the website since 2010, Lisa-Jo Baker has had the chance to engage hundreds of conversations with women about friendship. She’s learned that no one can make us quite as unsure about ourselves as another woman. And nothing can wound as deeply as unkind words from a friend. While we are all hungry for friendship, it’s the fear of feeling awkward and being rejected, left out, or hurt (again) that often keep us from connecting.

But what if we knew we could never be unfriended? Would we risk friendship then? 

Starting with that guarantee from the most faithful friend who ever lived—Jesus—this book is a step-by-step guide to friendships you can trust. It answers the questions that lurk under the surface of every friendship—What are we afraid of? What can’t we change? What can we change? And where do we start?—with personal stories and practical tips to help you make the friends, and be the friend, that lasts.

Title : Never Unfriended: The Secret to Finding and Keeping Lasting Friendships
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ISBN : 1433643065
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 208 pages


Rachel rated it ★☆☆☆☆

August 02, 2017

1.5 stars There are some good bits in this book, some truth, but there's also much I didn't like. For starters, this is supposed to be a book about friendship. So when a point is brought up that our friends cannot ever satisfy or complete us the way Christ can (truth), it would make sense to use an...

Laura rated it ★★★☆☆

May 31, 2017

NEVER UNFRIENDED: The Secret to Finding and Keeping Lasting Friendships is for every woman who has ever over-analyzed their relationship with women (and who among us hasn't?) We've mined our conversations, rehashing every detail to decide if we were wrong or if they were, if we need to apologize...

Melanie rated it ★★★☆☆

July 11, 2017

Never Unfriended had some really powerful points. I enjoyed reading it and thought it was written well for the most part. A portion of the book had a lot of quotes from other people/books (of at least it seemed like a lot to me) and I don't know why exactly, but I didn't really care for that in t...

Jenifer rated it ★★★★★

April 04, 2017

Unfriended. That word. That button is so easy to hit. One tiny tap, and boom, you are unfriended. Several years back a friend was going through a major life change and decided to unfriend a group of people from her 'old' life. I was one. She had been one of my closest friends and the rejection hurt...

Rachel rated it ★★★★☆

May 16, 2017

We talked about this one on the podcast at work, and I was surprised to find I genuinely really enjoyed it and found so much of it relevant, meaningful, well-written, and thoughtful. The title led me to believe it would be a little cheesy or "trendy" in regards to social media terms, but it's rea...

Michele rated it ★★★★★

June 01, 2017

10 Questions that Foster Thriving Friendships In our virtual world, we can swipe away friends as easily as we send leftover mashed potatoes into the kitchen trash. We can polish our words and present ourselves as successful and popular, and even produce photos to back up our claim, but the longing...

Susan rated it ★★★★★

April 03, 2017

Life support... Being willing to weep with friends... As long as I was with them I could keep the bits and pieces of myself from blowing away... People are the glue that put other people back together again... The words Lisa-Jo Baker wrote in Never Unfriended unfurl before me today, the 9th annivers...

Erin rated it ★★★★☆

March 31, 2017

I took my time with this book so I could stop and think about each chapter and what it said about friendships. I loved Lisa-Jo's confessional, relatable style and found so many parts of this book that resonated with me and challenged me to think about the way I approach friendships. Sometimes the...

Amy rated it ★★★★★

April 09, 2017

I don't know where you are in your life right now, but as a 43 yo wife and mom to 4 who has had her ups and downs in the friend's department over the years, this book was the BOMB for me. I would recommend this book to every woman I know, but especially to the ones who feel like they struggle wit...

Paulina rated it ★★★★☆

May 18, 2017

I liked this book and I'm really thankful to have found a book about friendship that is rooted in the Word! I've always struggled with insecurity within my friendships and really value the wisdom and advice that Lisa-Jo Baker brings in this book. I loved the personal stories she shares - very rel...

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