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Wed, 26 Sep 2012 09:44:19 -0500
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The Value of Maintaining Friendships
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 12:48:04 -0600
How do we maintain friendships? Do we really value our friends? A lot of us neglect people that have touched our lives at one point. Is it really that hard to keep the bond alive?
The Meaning of Love in a Friendship
Fri, 07 Dec 2012 16:16:36 -0600
We say, "Best friends forever!" We share friendship bands. We tug at each others clothes.
Ways to Surprise Friends in Faraway Places
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 16:22:07 -0600
Fun ways to surprise your friend who lives abroad. From making a phone call to planning a surprise visit.
How To Comfort A Friend Who Is Grieving
Wed, 31 Oct 2012 14:27:38 -0500
No one wants to watch a friend suffering with grief, that natural emotional response to loss. It's a painful emotion to observe in anyone but even more so when it's our friend.
Friendship Means Making Dreams Come True
Mon, 11 Feb 2013 11:01:50 -0600
We know what friendships are not, but we don't always know how to define what friendships are. Learning how to develop those friendships comes by trial and error but once we find them, dreams can come true.
How to Know a Good Friend
Tue, 16 Apr 2013 15:00:12 -0500
We are often surrounded by what I call 'acquaintances' especially when we are doing just fine in our careers. Friends will always come around to share in the joy. Even when there are misfortunes, some of them will still gather around you either to sympathize with you or to watch how affected you will be, but wait a bit, are they really friends?
The Psychology of First Impressions, Relationships and the Amount of Judging Involved
Mon, 25 Feb 2013 16:27:28 -0600
When you first meet someone, you instantly categorize them into one of several possible classifications, depending on the situation and who the person is. Some examples of this categorization process would be labeling a newly met stranger as a potential friend, an elder/parent figure, or, in certain conditions, as a possible romantic interest. Whatever the case may be, you naturally form first impressions from every single interaction that you have and, according to two Princeton psychologists, those first impressions are formed in just a tenth of a second after.
What Makes for a Successful Relationship?
Fri, 15 Feb 2013 17:32:55 -0600
Have you wondered what makes people say that their relationship is successful? When you read this article you will learn about the five ingredients that are essential to being happy together.
Why It Is Good For Single Guys to Have Female Friends - 3 Reasons
Tue, 04 Dec 2012 15:07:54 -0600
It can be a very good thing for a single guy to have some female friends and it is too bad that most single guys don't really have that many or any at all. I know that male/female friendships can end up being complicated at times, but when you are really just friends with a woman, it can provide quite a bit of reward for you. Here are 3 reasons why I think it is a good idea for a single guy to make some female friends: 1.
Giving People a Break
Fri, 22 Feb 2013 12:04:33 -0600
None of us are perfect yet we want perfection in our friendships. You have a choice to make between accepting others with flaws or enjoying your own company alone.
3 Rules of Friendship - Taking Guidance From Friendship Quotes
Fri, 16 Nov 2012 12:56:50 -0600
This article is all about friendships, There are three rules of friendship and the discussion is all about friendship. How to create a friends.
The Unspoken Sex Contract
Wed, 01 May 2013 07:48:01 -0500
The old-time question whether or not having a friend with benefits is well, beneficial or is it just a line you don't cross? I've had a friend with benefits in the past and can say that I actually had a good experience with it.
When You Can't Hold On, Hold On To Another
Fri, 05 Oct 2012 10:15:26 -0500
Despite our reticence in life, in attempting to explain or reconcile why God allows suffering, we can know that God creates opportunities for us to endure many situations that seem impossible to endure. Sometimes the solutions to our problems are so close we cannot see them; especially when we isolate ourselves from others, we ironically cut ourselves off from the loving assistance we could otherwise benefit from. This is the benefit of friendship, and even better a small group of friends, trusted enough to help in our hour of need.
9 Smart Ways to Get A Social Life
Wed, 30 Jan 2013 11:27:59 -0600
Have you ever wondered how you can get a social life? Well, wonder no longer! There is actually 9 smart ways to attain the social life you only dreamed was possible.
Throw Off Your Fears - WHO CARES If Someone Thinks Your Strange?
Wed, 27 Feb 2013 11:38:30 -0600
At Starbucks I saw an elderly couple talking to a lovely woman at a small table. She was strikingly beautiful, and smiled for the longest time even after the couple left. I couldn't help but watch her and wonder what gave her cause to smile for as long as she had been.
Talk About Anything and Listen to Everything
Thu, 20 Dec 2012 08:05:35 -0600
The only way to get people to do some things is within a friendly relationship. Bosses should be friends with their employees. Parents should be friends with their children. Spouses should be friends. If that won't work or is uncomfortable, the relationship needs to be repaired.
The People You Spend Your Time With: Friend or Foe?
Fri, 28 Sep 2012 09:56:15 -0500
You can only have a good friend if you are a good friend. Don't allow your friends to be taken so easily from you. Plan a night out once or twice a month; go to dinner, a movie, or bowling with your girlfriends. Not only will you have a good time, you will be a better mate when you spend some quality time with friends.
Ways to Make Friends
Wed, 26 Sep 2012 13:00:38 -0500
There are thousands of books, articles, and blogs which talk about ways to make friends. Some of them might truly be effective but a number of others are based on pure arrogance and poor research. In reality, it is pretty easy to gain new friends. By knowing the right things to say and by changing your overall perspective you will be able to gain a lot of friends and get your colleagues to like you.
Are You Stuck In The Friend Zone?
Fri, 14 Dec 2012 09:04:52 -0600
Why do so many men get friend zoned? Many guys have ended up in the friend zone just because they were too cautious, too nice, moved too slowly, or they were liars. There are a ton of reasons a man can end up in the friend zone, and we are about to reveal some of these reasons.
In Thanksgiving for Friendship
Fri, 09 Nov 2012 13:17:29 -0600
Friends come into our lives for a lot of reasons. Some of them stick around for a long time, others don't. With Thanksgiving upon us, why not make a special effort to let your friends know that you appreciate them - and keep your feelings of gratitude going throughout the next year.
Making Friends With Your Past
Wed, 03 Apr 2013 09:02:46 -0500
There is someone knocking at your door. It's not a person, it's your past. Do you unlock the door or turn it away. Don't let fear keep you from making the past your friend.
Get Flowers to Liven Up the Place
Thu, 17 Jan 2013 09:55:21 -0600
Different people use flowers during various occasions. Sometimes, like on Valentine's Day, flowers are used to send tokens of affection from one person to another. Then, when somebody is unwell flowers are used as a manifestation of concern, from different well-wishers to the person who is unwell.
The Emotion of Jealousy
Tue, 12 Mar 2013 07:50:28 -0500
Jealousy is one of the worse emotions you could have towards another human being. I know we all have some level or experience with jealousy, and trust me, a certain level of jealousy is natural. However, when you're jealousy becomes an emotion filled with unkindness in terms of words and actions you have reached a level that is never healthy for you or the others involved.
A November Day, My Best Friend and The President
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 14:25:14 -0500
Did you have a best friend when you were growing up? How long has it been since you've talked to her/him? Why not find them and renew your friendship? Here's some encouragement.
How to Cope When People Let You Down
Tue, 16 Apr 2013 11:58:24 -0500
One of the difficult parts of the law of attraction and energy is the fact that we are surrounded by competing energies, desires and behaviors. Stuart Wilde - one of the all time Guru's in this area stated back in the early 1980s that even brushing past others with negative energy can (and often does) impact on your mood & hence effects your ability to attract positive things into your life.
Why Your Childless Girl Friends Are Worth Their Weight in Gold
Wed, 05 Dec 2012 11:59:09 -0600
When you become a mom, remember to hold onto your childless girl friends, because more than ever, they will be worth their weight in gold. Your new mom friends, on the other hand, will often turn out to not be such great friends after all...
The Truth of True Friendship
Sun, 02 Dec 2012 16:47:32 -0600
True friends are not bashful in telling us how it is; they do speak the truth in love. If we are safe within ourselves, beyond feeling vulnerable initially, we'll appreciate the risks-of-intimacy they take; the candour of their care. They would not speak so candidly if they didn't care.
Fri, 21 Dec 2012 13:56:42 -0600
As scientifically and technologically progressive we are as a human race, the most important issue screaming for advancement is our current pattern of connecting and bonding with others. Statistically, 6 out of 10 marriages fail; others remain intact by supporting hidden agendas, and single people move in and out of relationships like a revolving door. There must come a time when we seek to expand our mind and our self out of conventional models of relating. Although convention need not be rejected since it is culturally/root based, the exploration of how we feel, and subsequent expansion of how we think is of greater service to us when we challenge our current views and consider healthy alternatives as we attract or invite others into our emotional environment.
The Key to Happiness Is to Get Connected!
Wed, 17 Apr 2013 11:23:31 -0500
Broaden your social networks and refine your social skills to better get connected to others. By including these easy tips as part of your daily life you can increase your happiness quotient and positively impact a larger circle of friends.
What Is the Significance of Yellow Roses?
Wed, 27 Mar 2013 14:15:41 -0500
Someone has rightly stated that flowers have a language of their own and when you give roses to someone they speak volumes about what you feel for that person. The different colored roses have a significance or meaning attached to them. These meaning may have been invested just for fun or there might be a specific tradition behind it.
Sustaining Appreciation Beyond The Moment
Mon, 06 May 2013 14:31:49 -0500
Whenever another person does something for me, it fills my spirit with thanks and total appreciation for them in my life. The problem for me and I am sure for most people is to maintain that appreciation past the thankful moment.
How to Be a True Friend - And How to Spot One
Fri, 26 Apr 2013 13:48:15 -0500
How many of us are unsure how to make and maintain friendships and how to know if someone is worth your time? Do we know how to be a good friend ourselves? Here are some things to consider:
A Test Of Friendship Is a Moving Experience But Your Moving Experience Shouldn't Test Friendships
Thu, 02 May 2013 15:11:48 -0500
I've often heard it said that you don't really know who your friends are until your moving day comes around. The prospect of spending a strenuous day lugging boxes and furniture can certainly test a friendship. But even if you want to test your friend by inviting him to help you relocate, should you?
Your Friends Should Feel Your Presence In Their Lives
Tue, 05 Mar 2013 15:49:14 -0600
Your friends will give you the sense of belonging. Without them you may become lonely and this affects your happiness. You should socialize with people and make friends therefore don't isolate yourself.
Do You Wish to Have a Friendship With Your Partner Like the One You Have With Your Best Friend?
Thu, 18 Apr 2013 08:40:58 -0500
Have you ever wished that your relationship with your partner will be at a similar level of friendship like the one you have with your closest friend? That with him you would be able to talk about everything in the open, like really two soul-mates? Hellas, this is often not the case. And when you attempt to bring your relationship with him to such a level (after all, what is intimacy if not just that?) you are often being rejected for your attempts and "ideas".
How We Spend Our Time: Look at Your Choices
Mon, 21 Jan 2013 15:53:33 -0600
Each of us is blessed with 24 hours in every single day. With that blessing come many hard choices as to how we spend our time.
Give Their Eulogy While Your Loved Ones Are Around to Hear It
Fri, 09 Nov 2012 12:53:19 -0600
We often assume that our friends know how we feel about them. We don't take the time to express our feelings of love and appreciation for them while they are around to hear it. Take the time to express, verbally and in writing, your gratitude to those you love.
A Good Friend Is Like Good Medicine
Tue, 22 Jan 2013 15:10:38 -0600
My life has been on a wild roller coaster ride for eight long years and the roller coaster is finally slowing down. Heavy burdens have been lifted off my tired shoulders, the stress and anxiety have drifted out of my house and I've come to terms with the fact that becoming stupendous at anything is probably out of my reach at this point. (When I was 8, my mother said that I would never amount to anything, so, guess what, I've been working hard to prove her wrong all of my life.) This blast from the past is finally over and has been laid to rest!
Awkward Friendship Cleanup on Aisle 6
Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:44:10 -0600
A few days ago, while I was shopping at a large retail store, I heard something behind me and what I thought was my name being called. I turned around and was surprised to see a friend I hadn't seen in at least a year.
A New Face
Thu, 02 May 2013 09:45:53 -0500
AIDS has a new face. It is your neighbor, co-worker, loved one or friend. It is no longer just an unknown, distant person. How you receive that face will come back to you in your time of need.
Watching Friends Grow
Mon, 18 Feb 2013 11:54:34 -0600
Life long friendships mature and grow, just like people. They are not perfect but one day, will blossom and bear fruit.
Can People of Different Beliefs Be Friends?
Mon, 18 Feb 2013 14:40:49 -0600
Do you believe that people from different faiths can be friends? I do, absolutely. In fact, if you exclude making friends based on beliefs, you may be missing out on some great experiences and denying someone the gifts you have to offer.
Respecting Partners' Friendships
Fri, 10 May 2013 11:15:56 -0500
We may struggle accepting the friends our partners pick; those who for reasons we know or don't know grate upon us or drive us up the wall. We have no idea the affinity our partners have with these people as they wouldn't be our choice for friends at all.
Friendship Is the Best Bond
Wed, 07 Nov 2012 14:09:40 -0600
Any type of feeling is the purest emotion of the human being. And feelings create the best relation in the life. All the relations in life are worthy, with the parents, with your partner or with anyone through your existence in the whole world.
Overcoming Fear in Relationships
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 08:53:35 -0600
We should have friends who are trustful and we should also be honest to our friends. Fear is an obstacle to some people in forming a friendship relationship.
On Being a 'Safe' Person
Fri, 10 May 2013 15:47:39 -0500
The counsellor is quintessentially a safe person. They provide an inviting and open space - implicit with safety - for the client to partake in their therapy of healing. It's the client's process the counsellor works with, not the other way around. Not many of us are professional counsellors, but God calls us all to care for people in such ways as to develop and deploy some of the counsellor's skill set.
Tips On How To Flirt With Body Language
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 09:57:41 -0600
A good sense of humour helps, too, provided you aren't one of those people who tell one joke after another. Whatever you do, don't try flirting when you're feeling depressed, desperate for a date or anxious. Certainly not if you're suicidal! (Sorry. Joke!). Before you go out, try and relax completely. Every good flirter exudes calmness and confidence, so don't go out if you feel jumpy and unsure of yourself.
Moving On In a Different Perspective
Fri, 26 Apr 2013 11:42:00 -0500
The feeling of anger and betrayal is not a good sight. How do you face or deal with this outcome? There is a possibility of answers to that question, and control has a lot to do with it.
What Comes Next?
Fri, 28 Dec 2012 13:27:59 -0600
When you're done clearing and cleaning, you may find yourself asking the question: "What comes next?" This may lead you into crisis mode as you search for answers and start to question more: where are we really going with any of this? What's the point of the entire game?
Is This Really The New Definition Of Friendship?
Wed, 10 Oct 2012 13:46:57 -0500
When did it become okay for friends to have strong opinions about my diet, lifestyle and marriage? I grew up in a world where you supported your friends no matter what, and the only grounds for dumping a friend was if they were unpleasant directly to YOU.
Giving Creates Love
Tue, 07 May 2013 09:42:13 -0500
Philosopher, William Penn, said it so beautifully about kindness and giving, "I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again."
The Bible Explained in Proverbs 3:39 a Verse About Treating Thy Neighbor As a Friend
Thu, 20 Dec 2012 15:20:44 -0600
Proverbs 3:29 "Plot no evil against your neighbor, against him who lives at peace with you." The book of Proverbs is comparable to an instruction book. Here we find teachings on human behavior, man's struggles in life, wealth and treasures and how our actions and decisions can lead us to misfortune or triumph.
A True Best Friend
Wed, 27 Feb 2013 15:51:02 -0600
Being a True Best Friend is important to everyone's well being. What is a True Best Friend?
The Beauty of the Female Bond
Wed, 09 Jan 2013 14:01:33 -0600
Throughout history, women have bonded together during difficult times. When the men were off to war, the wives and widows turned to each other for a sense of community and family. Scarlet O'Haras were a rarity. For the most part, the bond of female friendships was resilient, and this was prevalent in all cultures around the world. So then, how did we become our own worst enemies?
A Man and His Word!
Tue, 12 Feb 2013 14:26:16 -0600
Stating that you will do something and keeping your word. Following up on doing what one says you will do.
A Scot Finds A Friend In Germany And Now Looks Around For Former Pals As Friends Are Important
Fri, 21 Dec 2012 06:55:34 -0600
He was a friend. He was a real trusted friend who was able to give sound advice and counsel. What do you do when you have too much money? In this case I had been given too much money and I landed in a train in Germany with a man who knew what to do and the answer he gave me has stood me in good stead. These days in Cologne and Frankfurt and Wurzburg and Berlin and New Brandenburg were significant times for me and for others too and if this medium can bring together former friends than it will have accomplished something quite meaningful and important.
The Concept of Real Friendship
Thu, 27 Dec 2012 13:28:26 -0600
Friends are a priceless treasure we have. Some people appreciate them and others don't, if you were hurt from a friend in your life, don't you ever be sad, it's not your fault..
Relationship Advice - Can You Be Friends With Your Ex?
Sun, 14 Oct 2012 14:59:01 -0500
You've made the decision to call the relationship quits. But even though you don't want to date them, you don't want them completely out of your life, either. Does this mean it is possible to stay friends? It does, but that doesn't necessarily mean it's the right thing to do.
Why Friendships Go Cold and What to Do About It
Tue, 29 Jan 2013 14:18:01 -0600
Relationships need to be based on certain common foundations so that they remain warm. The foundation needs to be kept current and relevant. Relationships based only on old, historical platforms lose their warmth and go cold.
Bonding Ideas for Guys
Tue, 13 Nov 2012 13:18:03 -0600
Going away with the guys is a great way to relax and unwind. Admit it; men have a different kind of fun when they are together. This is why it is important to plan your getaway with male friends well.
Loyalty Characteristics of Friendship
Mon, 21 Jan 2013 13:34:14 -0600
It's ok to accept that there are some people you will never be friends with. Discernment will save you much grief in the long run. Choosing the right friends will shape your future.
Who Are The Special People In Your Life?
Fri, 19 Oct 2012 12:00:13 -0500
Today, someone believes the best about you! For starters, I do. I believe the best about you! I want to help turn your lemons into lemonade and in all ways keep you moving toward personal and relationship fulfillment. I want to do that because throughout my life there have been those that have done that for me! God offers each of us these kinds of people at different times throughout our life.
How to Be the Life of the Party
Wed, 28 Nov 2012 16:15:46 -0600
You're looking on how to be the life of the party but don't know where to start? Below are 8 useful tips that will have you being the life of the party the minute you step in to the time you leave.
What Do I Like To Do Business Concepts - I Like To Make New Friends
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 08:22:31 -0600
Have you ever met someone who was the ultimate social butterfly? No matter where you went with them, they were always meeting new people, greeting passersby with cheery cheerfulness. If you are an extroverted person and you love to go out and make new friends, meet interesting people, and learn more about them, then maybe you should start a small business which would fulfill this need and desire to constantly find new friends and also help you make some money.
Moment of Deepness: Do Things Happen by Chance?
Tue, 26 Mar 2013 09:53:58 -0500
"People do not meet by chance--they navigate their lives to meet certain people for a specific purpose." Has it ever happened to you that you meet a total "stranger" but you felt you knew that person your whole life? Well... guess what?
Relationships With Opposite-Sex Friends
Mon, 04 Mar 2013 13:03:34 -0600
Friendships are a very important to people. Some people have had life-long friendships with those of the opposite gender without causing any problems in their relationship. Moreover, some people have had friendships with the opposite gender that have placed tremendous strain on their relationships.
Friendship Is Beautiful
Wed, 24 Oct 2012 15:55:55 -0500
Friendship is beautiful. We can tell a lot about friendship and friends. You may have a lot of friends but try to get a friend who is loyal, trustable to us and be like that to your friend also. That is the only meaning of friendship. "BE LOYAL AND TRUSTABLE".
A Friend in Hospice: What Can You Say?
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 08:27:13 -0600
You learn a friend is in hospice. Ill and failing, your friend would like to receive cards and notes. Can you find the "right" words to say?
Foster Your Friendships: The Six Rules of Friendship
Mon, 22 Oct 2012 14:08:56 -0500
Being a friend isn't as easy as it seems it should be. Here are six rules to help you be a better friend.
How To Tell If You've Been Friend Zoned
Fri, 28 Dec 2012 14:09:34 -0600
For those of you who are not sure if you are in the friend zone, here are some helpful hints. Don't be in denial about being in the friend zone either. Here are some tips on how to never be in that position again.
Married, With a Dog
Fri, 12 Apr 2013 15:02:27 -0500
Ryan and I once attended a wedding where the ring bearer was the couple's dog. Not even kidding.
How to Maintain a Good Relationship With Your Friends
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 08:44:40 -0600
We will maintain a good relationship with friends if we are considerate. You should always tell the truth if you want to build a good relationship with people. It is out of loneliness that people end being depressed, therefore you should make friends with people around you.
Friends I Want to Meet in Heaven
Wed, 13 Feb 2013 09:23:07 -0600
We all have friends on earth but have you ever thought about who you want to meet when you get to Heaven? Whether Biblical characters or someone from history, which people come to mind?
How to Get Your Best Friend Back
Fri, 28 Dec 2012 13:30:41 -0600
Ah, your friends. They show up when you need them and even when you don't need them they appear anyway. Not really a disappointment either.
Keeping in Touch With Friends in Foreign Places
Tue, 02 Oct 2012 13:13:47 -0500
Ideas for those struggling to keep in touch with friends in foreign places. Tips to help make your friendship last.
Thu, 15 Nov 2012 08:53:32 -0600
I just had two lovely conversations with treasured long-term friends. (I won't call them "old friends" because that might imply that we are aging).
5 Facebook Mistakes That Keep Even Smart Guys in the Friend Zone
Fri, 25 Jan 2013 09:44:21 -0600
Facebook is a great place to meet women. You can activate your network and instantly connect with many women at the same time from the comfort of your home.
Let's Be Friends - Will This Be A Positive Stand In A Broken Relationship?
Mon, 11 Feb 2013 18:36:28 -0600
Should you be friends with your ex boyfriend or ex girlfriend? If this is the question that you need an answer for, then you should read this article.
5 Ways To Become a Low Maintenance Friend
Wed, 08 May 2013 15:15:21 -0500
How would you like to be the friend that everyone wants? A friend that doesn't drain the life out of people, but rather enriches their existence. Read on to learn 5 easy steps to becoming a low maintenance friend, one who does "not require a lot of work or attention to maintain," as the dictionary succinctly puts it. Try these suggestions, and experience the transformation of shallow, superficial connections turning into deep, quality friendships that can last a lifetime!
Give A Special Gift This Season
Wed, 05 Dec 2012 18:45:59 -0600
In many cultures, the Christmas season is a time for gift-giving. This article suggests a gift that is different that could help to lead to a longer, better life.
Healthy Relationships Don't Just Happen
Fri, 29 Mar 2013 10:26:10 -0500
In this straight forward article readers will examine what it takes to have healthy relationships. The focus is on friendships, however the tips shared in this piece can be helpful in other relationships as well. We live in a society filled with all kinds of people. Sometimes it can be difficult finding people we can trust and rely on for friendship. Anybody can benefit from healthy companionship. Read this article and decide for yourself.
Don't Pay For Others' Mistakes
Thu, 09 May 2013 10:22:27 -0500
There are those who walk through life mired in drama and controversy without taking responsibility for their actions. Don't become a victim of their ineptitude by falling prey to their unfortunate circumstances.
Making Good on a Promise - Part One
Thu, 14 Feb 2013 16:26:00 -0600
Twenty years ago when I left public housing, I made a vow to myself that one day when I got back on my feet, I would come back and help the others. That day may be coming to pass soon. Join me on this journey as we see how it turns out.
Hey, They're Talking to Me!
Tue, 13 Nov 2012 08:41:37 -0600
If you can find a way to create a community of some sort with your customers, clients, and members, they'll be far more likely not only to stick around for a while, but actually to become your strongest advocates. If their professional organiza?tion goes out of its way to create a similar sense of community, they're far more likely to join, stay, and become active members.
How to Find Friends in a New Neighborhood
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 09:46:07 -0500
An open approach is vital to ensure that your hunt for new friends pays off. In other words, troubleshoot your mentality. If you only want friends who are exactly like you, the future may look bleak and lonely. Embrace the fact that others have different views, opinions, and interests. You may actually learn something.
Self-Care - What Do You Have Energy For?
Mon, 29 Apr 2013 15:05:22 -0500
I went to a get together a friend of mine put on this week and heard a really sad comment by one of the ladies there regarding self-care. We were talking about friendships.
The Gift of Friendship: 6 Ways to Strengthen Your Relationships
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 08:25:24 -0600
The definition of 'friendship' is a connected personal relationship where each is concerned for the welfare of the other. In addition, God's command is 'love one another'. Everyone needs friends. And the best way to have a multitude of friends is to be one. Strengthen your relationships with these six quick tips.
Keep Your Female Friends and Your Girlfriend
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 08:55:19 -0600
Having a female friend can bring many good things in to your life. You can go to her for inside advice when the inner workings of your girlfriend's mind are making you crazy. You can spend the evening with her when you aren't in the mood for testosterone-fuelled competition. She will be there for you when you need someone to talk to. Unfortunately, having a woman as a friend can also cause plenty of discord-especially in your relationship with your girlfriend. How can you maintain a friendship with someone of the opposite sex while preserving the harmony in your romantic relationship?
How to Deal With a Friendship Break-Up
Wed, 05 Dec 2012 08:48:00 -0600
It would be nice if the "break-up" of a friendship received the same acknowledgement that the "break-up" of a marital and dating relationship receives. Well, let's be thankful that a guide for dealing with a friendship "break-up" is now available. Please read further for more information!
Tips for Finding Online Friends
Mon, 21 Jan 2013 13:02:32 -0600
Here's some tips for finding friends through the use of internet. If you are looking for someone to talk but afraid to be seen personally then here's some tips for you to use.
Loneliness May Be Your BFF
Fri, 03 May 2013 09:44:01 -0500
Loneliness is a colossal rider that comes with life, at least for some. "Take it with a pinch of salt". Yes, I am taking it for a long time, with a pinch of salt, sugar and huge doses of caffeine.
The Value of Female Friendships
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 09:01:26 -0600
Sometimes you don't know the value of something until you lose it, and I believe that friendships are something that should be valued most of all. These are the people that will stand by your side though joy and pain. They will be there to celebrate with you and offer a shoulder to cry on when you need it. Value these friendships, they are precious.
Are Friendships a Reflection Of Your Character?
Thu, 10 Jan 2013 10:48:35 -0600
Friendships are one of many life values to experience for personal growth and having a grip in this reality. Do you believe the friends you interact with are a reflection of your character?
Seven Reasons We MIGHT Open The Doors of Our Lives to Others: Reason No 2 - To Abate Loneliness
Tue, 26 Feb 2013 09:44:58 -0600
The second in a series of articles about how and why we allow people into our lives. This article is reason No. 2 of Seven Reasons We MIGHT Open The Doors of Our Lives to Others. Reason No. 2 is, to abate loneliness.
A New Kind of Friend
Tue, 26 Mar 2013 10:31:44 -0500
Usually, the reason we initially do things on our own is out of survival because we had to. Pride is really fear of being hurt again. When a sincere person comes along, don't be afraid to let them walk with you.
New Friends for a New Year
Thu, 07 Feb 2013 17:12:51 -0600
It's time to get with technology in the modern age of friendships. What was at one time a scary thing to do can turn into something good if done right. Good luck to you as you navigate through new adventures.
How to Fix Your Social Life
Mon, 24 Sep 2012 09:24:11 -0500
One thing that's plain as day to me right now is that your social life contributes immensely to your overall life satisfaction. Sometimes even more than your career or dating life. This is why it's important to have a rich, active social life.
Creating Meaningful Relationships
Thu, 14 Feb 2013 12:31:40 -0600
I didn't run with the cool kids in grade school. In fact, I remember frequently eating lunch in the bathroom stall in junior high because I didn't fall into any of its lunchroom niches. I was awkward and quiet with a tired, frizzy perm, but I didn't exactly fall into the nerdy group. I wasn't a slender, ra-ra-shish-boom-bah-type like the popular girls either. I did, however, make friends with a couple of amazing girls back then whom I'm still friends with to this very day.
Why Aren't More People Converting Virtual Friends to Real Life Friends?
Sat, 08 Dec 2012 15:24:40 -0600
Not long ago, I was having a conversation with an acquaintance at Starbucks. He told me they had over 430 friends on their Facebook page now, and he thought that was pretty neat. I asked him how many of those people he actually knew. His answer was about 30, which included about 10 people in their own family. He also told me that most of his good friends were not on Facebook, and that of the 20 others remaining from the people he knew, only five were actually good friends, others were acquaintances from work, local small business, or some he knew in high school or college.