The best way to predict the future is to create it.
When my husband and I moved from Washington, D.C., to Toronto, we had a party and invited our oldest and dearest friends to meet our new friends. After a long evening of drinking, a high school friend sat down and told me she’d had an amazing time. She had met one of my friends, who, she said, “was the better version of me!”
“What do you mean by that?” I asked.
“She is me exactly, but she has a better life! She has the life I always dreamed of. We are both married to similar guys, and she has three kids, who are all about the same age as my ...