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Lauren Meeks is a travel junkie and life enthusiast. She believes that everyone has a story, and writes to share her story and help others develop theirs. To get more inspiring articles delivered straight to your inbox, sign up for her newsletter at forgingsignificance.com. You can find her on Facebook or follow her on Twitter.

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3 Ways to Build Stronger, Deeper Friendships

“No friendship is an accident.” –O. Henry, Heart of the West

Recently I was telling a friend how grateful I was that she had initiated a get-together.

“No one ever reaches out to me,” I complained. “I feel like I am the one driving all of my relationships.”

“Well,” she responded, “don’t think too highly of me. I almost never reach out…to anyone.”

I mulled this over on my way home that evening. I have often felt like the driving force behind many of my relationships. But I have also felt on many occasions that I’m just as bad at …