True Life: I'm The "Mom" Of My Friend Group
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True Life: I'm The "Mom" Of My Friend Group

Why I will always cherish my role as "mom."

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True Life: I'm The "Mom" Of My Friend Group

Every friend group needs one, and every friend group has one. Thats right, we're talking about the "mom" of your friend group. She's the one that makes sure you get up on time for all of the important events in your life, the one that makes dinner reservations, goes with you on all kinds of errands, helps you when you're sick, listens to all of your problems and rants but not matter what, makes sure that you're OK.


I never thought that I would be dubbed the position of "mom" in my friend group when entering college, but i've come to embrace my role. If you too are the "mom" of your friend group, you will know the struggles of the responsibility.

The late night calls and midday struggles of keeping everything together not just for yourself, but for your friends too. You know the internal struggle of wanting to ignore your responsibility but at the same time knowing that you will ultimately always be there to help, because it's what you do. Well, fellow "moms" I think it's safe to say that while our job is taxing at times, it's worth it.

I never expected to become "mom" but I wouldn't want it any other way now. I will always be proud to be the friend that you know people feel comfortable leaning on and going to for help.

Whether the thanks are verbal or not, I always feel appreciated for what I do and will always make sure my friends are OK, "mom" title or not.

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