Friends and Integrity: Did Paula Deen’s stand by her?

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Angelica discusses integrity on the "Super Friend Groups Talk Radio" show
Co-host Angelica Holiday

Friends and integrity should be a healthy combo we strive to find in all our connections. But when things go bad, hurt us – how can we decide if a friend has integrity or not? We produced a radio show for Super Friend Groups Talk Radio on Paula Deen’s story. Where were her friends when she needed them most? Her family stepped forward, but her friends were absent.

Friends and Integrity: Paula Deen & Alan Chambers

Co-host Angelica Holiday and I discuss two recent apologies in the news on our blogtalk radio show. We explore how two different personalities portray their integrity through publicly asking forgiveness. Paula Deen and Alan Chambers were both in the news at the same time. Their approaches to their publicity was very different, revealing their differences in approach to volatile issues.

Real friends stories / different outcomes

During my travels I’ve met hundreds of people who became friends during my life. Friend integrity is a must for healthy, close friendships. I will discuss how one friend stayed in my life even after a parting of the ways because of her business integrity; while another revealed her fears through displaying overly competitive behavior. Get the facts and be kind, because our philosophy is not to reject friends but decide how the work within your friend network.

Friends and Integrity and Forgiveness

When a friend steps out of the “circle of trust” how can you protect yourself and still forgive your friend?

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Remember…. A great friend starts with you!

© Glenda Shaw / 2014

Please note: I hide specific and identifiable details in my friend stories as these stories are examples of behavior and not meant to hurt anyone. These stories are based on my opinion and perspective, except when the people written about are in the public domain. Any advice given is from opinion and research, and must not be viewed as medical or therapeutic advice.


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