You may be asking yourself what this article has to do with my Foodie Blog. It has been proved that humans need friends. Friends can help extend our life expectancy and
It’s simple. Friends are the ones we mainly go out and
The sun comes out and
Friendships come in many forms. Most of these begin as a seedling. When we meet someone, we study the “package” for a brief while and decide if this type of “flower” will suit our current selection and either begin to nurture the
Those friendships when we meet a person and form an instant connection, are often the ones that fade the quickest. Like a firecracker; all excitement, bluster, whizzing and banging and then it seems to fade, disappointingly quickly. These can be the most
Unlike other friendships, these “firecrackers”, much like weeds, haven’t taken the time to form
Hopefully, these weeds in life don’t cause too much damage along the way, but they serve to teach us a lesson; that next time perhaps we will approach with more caution and take our time to get to know someone, instead of jumping into the middle stage and expecting the friendship to be solid and sturdy.
It is when these things happen that we then re-evaluate who we do have in our lives and appreciate the time we took to get to know the real friends we are lucky enough to have around us.
There are many lovely and friendly people in this world, but we cannot be friends with everyone. We form friendships with all different types and personalities and sometimes when we look at their different attributes, we might wonder how on earth we are friends with such different people. Variety is the spice of life and we take, need or give back something different from each of these people in our lives.
The same principles, pretty much apply for romantic relationships. The more natural, gentle and organic a relationship begins, the stronger and more reliable it tends to grow.
The lesson I have learned from forming friendships and relationships alike, over these last fifty years on this
This article is very interesting. “Why We Need Friends – According to a Scientist“.