What do you look for in a friendship as a person with migraine?
I have a very firm belief that chronic pain changes the entire landscape of friendship in ways that no one can fathom until they themselves become that chronic pain patient.
In my experience, a condition like migraine inherently makes people like me less reliable and less communicative — but neither has been my choice. I know in my soul that I’m still worthy of connection, of love, of support.
Here are my top three qualities that I’m looking for in a friend these days:
💖 The ability to sit with harsh truths
What about you?
🎙️ P.S. A few Mighty staffers sat down with me to explore this concept in this week’s newest Table Talk episode! I hope you give it a listen: anchor.fm/mighty-table-talk/episodes/Getting-to-the-Heart-of...