I am my friend.
My girlfriends, all of them, are kind and thoughtful and there is no better place to go when I am feeling low. For a chat, a cup of tea, a boost. They compliment me; noticing my new top, or my (tiny) weight loss or tell me randomly how nice my hair looks. They make me laugh. They make me feel good. Until recently I used to speak to myself as if I didn't like myself much. I would often focus on my flaws and point them out to myself all the time! On top of that my internal mono