BFF = Best Friends Forever
How to Make Friends
Friendship is a loose concept
based on mutually beneficial
interactions between two people. Two or more persons can achieve this
have good-natured interactions or even intimacies.
mutually beneficial relationship with another person is
not just a luxury but a
necessity for healthy psychological development.
process of getting to know someone begins during childhood and
continues on throughout old age. If you want to get to know
someone do like kids do, just run up to them and start talking.
shows that children with play mates have a greater sense of
well-being, better self-esteem and fewer social problems as adults than
children without such experiences. Yet
still typical struggles that arise for children around buddy issues,
trying to “fit in”, teasing and handling peer pressure.
Not all BFF (best friends forever) are created equally.
Some are secure and smooth sailing; while
others are peppered with disagreement and conflict. Buddies are an integral part of every
individual’s life. They
help you grow as
a person and allow you to see the world in a different way.
Companions are important in
our lives. They provide us with
a sense of well-being and a sense of belonging.
Nurture them and you will enjoy the fruits of your
efforts for years to
come. A good
example of this would be
listening to an old college chum complain about a failed relationship for hours
saying, “I told you so”.
BFF make the
difference between feeling full and whole verses feeling sad and empty.
Relationships are not always totally selfless.
As we, mature our relationship needs grow and
change. Your "girls" become your "sisters" when they pass certain test. These tests can
of the size of the
test the way you or your "boys" (or your girls) handle the situation will determine
will grow closer or slowly pull apart.
If a person you considered like a sister/bother to you fails to meet your needs, it
hurts the relationship badly.
Although having a special person that know all of your secrets are wonderful gifts in our lives we do
sometimes grow apart. If
you must trust that it is for the best.
Always remember that everything happens for a reason. True camaraderie is
something you must earn each
day — it is not an unconditional arrangement.
push the limits of your BFF by asking for unreasonable
favors, or by taking advantage of the person’s good will.
are unique as well. Often time it is more difficult
for men to create true friendships. Click here
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