to have friends. My husband and I are kind of loners. We haven't had any "close" friends for the whole duration of our marriage (almost 7 years) and since we've moved to our new house, we have made some great friends. We moved here a year ago and upon going to church for the first time, thought "oh great...we're in an old couple's ward". Which, for the most part, is true. On a good Sunday, my husband might have 5+ men in Elder's Quorum (a meeting for men aged 18-40 something?). The rest are in High Council (which is older men, usually) and I guess their lessons always veer off topic and include some sort of "....and that's what's wrong with America" vents. So, after a month or so of living here, we met a fun, young couple. They've only been married a couple of years and don't have children yet, but man, are they fun!
I've been hanging out with the wife of the couple lately (Kendra). And this is why it's so awesome to have friends. Since my husband is out of town this week, I was telling her things that I want to get done while he's gone, so that when he comes home, he can do one or two things and then the things that I have done, will be ready to go. She's like, sounds great! When do you want me to come over to help you? lol...Sweet! So, even though I was with her all day today, she's coming over tomorrow, and then babysitting the kids for me on Wednesday while I go to my 37 week OB appt. What a great friend. I just love her to death. :)
So, it's awesome to finally have close friends. People that we can say "hey come over and hang out" and when they do, we actually enjoy our time with them.