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A special relationship and a birthday wish.

She called me up this morning at around 5.45 a.m. I had been fast asleep and my hand reluctantly reached out from under the blanket to answer her call. Groggy eyed, I picked up the phone and tip-toed out of the bedroom, so that I don't wake Satish, my brain still pounding under the confusion of being suddenly woken up, my mind suspended in that half-dazed state between sleep and wakefulness.

'Good morning Preeti,'  she said.

'Hey--all okay?' I asked.

'Wish me first, It is my birthday,' she said.

'Idiot--did you wake me up for that? I would have wished you later. I was fast asleep.'

'So what? That's okay if i woke you,'

I smiled  and wished her.

And we spoke for a good 35 minutes.

And that was just the first phone call. Later there were many more phone calls to each other.

Apart from the whatsapp chats.

'Hey, Do you realise something?' I told her, a little while ago.

'What?' she asked.

'We're in a relationship,' I said.

'What?! ' she asked.

' We're sisters.' I said.

And she smiled.

It was the truth. 


 I do not know what I would have done without her. She is one of my closest friends and it is a friendship of more than 11 years. She is one of my biggest well-wishers and sometimes, I trust her much more than I trust my own self :)

She is an entrepreneur, a mom, a business woman--completely self-made and very successful. She is someone I truly admire.  ( I plan to write about her someday.)

Happy birthday Priya. 
I love you loads and feel so blessed to have you in my life.
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  1. Hi Ma'am,
    It is true that we are incomplete without our friends.And friends are the best reason to celebrate our beautiful lives.They fill our lives with true love .They are someone who we can rely upon.They can either be the members of family ,peers,classmates,etc.True friend is one's alter ego.They share a proper rapport despite any difficult circumstances.The bond grows stronger with age,a rare exception to the law of time.True friends are difficult to find these days but there is always a flickering light of hope which has enough love and shine to radiate through clouds no matter how dense or dark they are.Friendship is indeed the God's blessing.

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  2. Hi Ma'am,
    It is true that we are incomplete without our friends.And friends are the best reason to celebrate our beautiful lives.They fill our lives with true love .They are someone who we can rely upon.They can either be the members of family ,peers,classmates,etc.True friend is one's alter ego.They share a proper rapport despite any difficult circumstances.The bond grows stronger with age,a rare exception to the law of time.True friends are difficult to find these days but there is always a flickering light of hope which has enough love and shine to radiate through clouds no matter how dense or dark they are.Friendship is indeed the God's blessing.

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  3. Awwww....such a cute post :) Girlfriends are soul sisters :)
    God Bless her!!!
    Many happy returns of the day Priya!!!

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    1. I agree with you! Thanks for the wishes Gayu :) Will convey to her :)

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  4. Ahhaa.. I can very well connect to this post Preeti. My friend last year called me at 12am and asked me to wish her ♥ Girl friends are indeed soul sisters. I would always say her, "God made us best friends because he knew our parents couldn't handle us as sisters. " ;-)

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    1. Yeah :) I can relate to that statement about parents not being able to handle!

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  5. Such a heart warming post.. girl friends are really awesome.. Happy birthday Priya .. :)

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    1. Thank you for priya's behalf. She doesn't come online much :)

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    2. Thank you *on* Priya's behalf...typo :)

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  6. Awesome:-)God bless your friendship. Stay happy and never be apart for any reason. True friends are less :-)happy birthday to your friend

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  7. Awesome:-)God bless your friendship. Stay happy and never be apart for any reason. True friends are less :-)happy birthday to your friend

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    1. Thank you. Yes--true friends are hard to find.

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  8. You are very lucky to have such a friend with whom you can share each and everything and to give yourself in.. I realize how content you should have been feeling now.. I envy you Preethi ji...
    Happy Birthday to your friend..

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  9. This is such a sweet post, I so love it! Such a pretty fun birthday wishes for friends :)

    Have a great day!
    Marilyn @
    http://easyday.snydle.com/best-birthday-wishes-and-messages.html

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