In our lifetime, there will be many people that come and go whether it be friends or a loved one. Most people only have a small handful of people that they have remained friends with for an extended period of time. Of that small number, only two or three have been friends since childhood. What have you learned from these longer friendships? What have you learned from the shorter ones? You should take the time to compare your friendships, and determine the differences in the relationships that you have.
There are many aspects of your life that demand the security for longer relationships. You need a batch of well-established relationships at work, mainly so that you have a network of people to rely on to get your job done. You also need a network of relationships on a social level, mainly so that you have the ability to unwind and take time away from your work life. Whenever possible, you should try to keep the two separate. There usually isn’t much luck in trying to have long-term relationships with people that you work with. This is due to the fact that these relationships will remind you of the very thing you are trying to relax from.
Relationships, especially more defined friendships, require maintenance. You must learn to be intuitive to the other person’s needs. You must learn to listen to what people have to say or what their feelings are. You should show a genuine interest in the perosn, who they are, and what they feel about certain things. The idea is to make the other person feel that you truly care about them, which will build trust. and lead to a long lasting relationship.
Trust is a very important aspect toany relationship. If you do not trust someone, you have no confidence in them. You cannot take them seriously, and you haven’t got the slightest clue what their intentions are. You wouldn’t want to feel this way about someone else, so you should make sure that you are trying to achieve the total opposite of these negative feelings.
Another important aspect is respect. You need to show a high level of respect, not only for the person, but for everything that is related to them, such as their family, and belongings. This is vital, especially if you expect the same respect from that person toward you. After all, you can’t get something without first giving something. To maintain the respect in a relationship, the sms trackers should not be installed on the mobile phone of the person. Proper respect should be provided to the partners.
You should also be aware that sometime there will be differences between you and certain peple for which you will have a relationship with. You cannot let these difference ruin your relationship. If it is something simple, like a misunderstanding that has caused an argument, you should try to rectify the situation as quickly as possible. Also, when you have done something wrong, regardless of whether you believe that you were completely at fault or not, you should apologize for your mistakes. Hopefully the few keys I have mentioned in this article will help you get through any bumps along the road to a lasting relationship. Just remember it takes 2 to make any kind of relationship work whether it be a friendship or a romantic relationship.
Jane Castro is a journalist and media enthusiast. She graduated from the University of Bacolod in the Philippines. She loves skating, scuba diving, and archery on her free time.