Have you noticed how sometimes friends help you celebrate your triumphs, drown your sorrows, and rail against the small injustices of the day: the traffic, someone else’s rudeness, the latest mask mandates?

And then, how there are true best friends? Who do all that, but also remind you that things are just as they are, that drowning your sorrows isn’t always as helpful as letting the tears flow, and that it’s not a great idea to insult or disparage people because it only burns a hole in your own heart?

For me, in one way deciding which friends are true “bests” isn’t always easy. In another way, it’s simple: best friends tell me the truth. In this podcast, let’s talk about truth-telling best friends (in a nice way).