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Who’s your cutman?

on March 11, 2013

this is a great short post on friendship, those friends who will pick you up, dust you down, and send you back out to fight another battle. We all have friends like this. Thank you to mine, you know who you are!

Broadside

I love that word.

Technically, it’s the person who is — literally — in your corner of the boxing ring, whose job it is to deal with the cuts and bleeding a boxer endures in a match. To send them back in, ready to keep fighting.

I’m not a boxer, but sometimes life just feels like you’re getting socked in the jaw, really hard, and you stagger back and wonder…now what? Can anyone help me fix any of this?

Mine is a soft-spoken woman a decade younger who lives in a different time zone. Like me, she had a lousy first marriage and a happy second chance. Like me, she works in the publishing industry, albeit on the inside of a major publishing house. We’re both idealists, a little goofy, from families we can’t turn to for help.

I called her the other day, and, in reply to a soft:…

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One response to “Who’s your cutman?

  1. Thanks for the link!

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