Want a long-lasting friendship?
16 August 2016, 20:34
Nairobi - Friends are supposed to pick each other up instead of dragging each other in the swamp.
However it is difficult to find a loyal friend, determined to stick with you through difficult times and stay committed. Here are some of the tips if you want a long lasting friendship
Some friends will tromp all over you if you let them. This is why it is necessary to set limits when creating friendship so as to avoid one with tendencies to rip one’s sense of well-being to little shreds. By doing so, this would prevent you and your friend from stepping on each other’s toes and having a long lasting respectful relationship.
Many of us feel embarrassed when it comes to opening up to their friends as compared to when dealing with boyfriends or girlfriends. This is why many friendships linger on in a half broken state. Set a precedent to make sure you can be honest with and lean on each other.
Give them space
Sometimes, giving your friend some space to breathe is healthy and important to a long lasting friendship. This does not mean that you are not great friends but rather reduces the level of expectations from one another which normally lead to disappointment. Giving your friend space when necessary strengthens your friendship bond.
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