Does Age difference matter in Friendship ?

does age matters in friendship ?

‘We need old friends to help us grow old and new friends help us stay young”Letty Cottin Pogrebin

It’s true that peers share common interest because they are in the same age group,but still you can share interests with people who are younger or older than you.In fact you can learn a lot from different kinds of conversations.

Personally I feel there is no age limit.

Age becomes just a number on many occasions,and friendship is no different.

Remember Friendship just happens.

Never judge people by the age.

As long as you share mutual interest,comfortable with each other,and even supportive in situations that demand your attention difference in age makes no difference.

The joy that the friendship gives irrespective of the age difference can not be explained by these two friends concerned.

Friendship vibes are a wonderful feelings as long as

  • you don’t cross the limits or
  • Become possessive or
  • Have High expectations or
  • Develop emotional dependency.

Doesn’t everybody deserve a Best Friend Forever ?

Follow your heart but carry your mind too.

” One of the best things about Friendship is that age doesn’t matter ”  Anonymous

What are your thoughts on this subject ?

Please share your views

Thanking you ,

Philosophy Through Photography

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Who do you spend time with?

If everyone around you is dishonest, it will be hard for you to be honest. If they are honest, it will be hard for you to be dishonest.

Environment has a great influence on us. We tend to be like those with whom we spend most of our time.

You must be careful about who you spend your time with.

If your friends are drinkers, you are more likely to start drinking. If you associate with smokers, you are more likely to end up smoking.

If you spend most of your time with responsible people you will more likely be responsible.

Is your friendship is just an ‘Artificial Friendship’ ?

Is your friendship an artifical friendship ?

it’s a 3.5 minute read

Do you not long for that particular friendship which completes you ?

What is the definition of friendship ?

Voluntary relationship between people that lasts a long time and those involved are concerned about each other. It develops from shared interests and experiences and is mutually gratifying. source Psychology dictionary.com

Friendship is not based on sex,or age or other reasons

What is the best part in friendship ?

Don’t you think friendship in the form of shared interests and shared experiences which become memories over the time.

Are you not,the happiest when you cherish these wonderful memories of life,at the time of stress ?

Not just that,even when you both chat or speak to each other,recollecting some of the shared moments,shared jokes,even wondering how the time moving unusually fast,even making that moment wonderful !

What I am stressing is,the shared memories become a life’s Treasure.

Don’t you agree this is the best part in friendship ?

What happens,when friendship is forged ?

Definitely,the concern for each other increases.

Shared interest further strengthens the bond.

These two can happen only when you make a sincere effort to develop an emotional bond,by opening up,since you both are connected by mutual trust’ by this time.

How to make an emotional bond ? (somebody may even call this emotional link or cosmic link)

here I wish to make it clear that there is a difference between physical attraction and emotional attraction and physical attraction is a different subject for some other time discussion.

The efforts for emotional connection must come from both the friends,willing to make sincere efforts.

Four things are extremely important

1. Trust

2. Honesty

3. Sacrifice

4. Zero Ego

If these things are achieved from both sides,automatically emotional link is evolved

Trust – should be 100% .You can share your personal stories of mutual interest, and start bonding,and be sincere and frank.communicate regularly and develop mutual confidence

Honesty –  should be 100%.Be honest in your communications.Prevent miscommunications.

Sacrifice – should be 100%.If Friends happen to be in the same place ,make yourself available Never avoid or give excuses.If you both happen to be in different cities,provide moral support as much as possible constantly.

Ego – Here there is only one solution.. Destroy the ego feelings instantly.
Finally
No one is rich than a person who has a true friend

Just two interesting quotes

How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live ’em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give ’em.”  Shell Silverstein

 

To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.” Brandy Snyder

 

Thank You

Philosophy Through Photography

The gift Of Friendship

The gift of friendship

It’s 3.3 minute read.

Don’t you agree with me that True friendship is difficult since finding a true friend is the hardest.

” A friend is some one who understands your past,believe in your future….accepts you to-day the way you are “. Unknown

We may not realize the value of friendship until the time it is given when it is badly needed,so we have to cultivate and cherish the friendship .

Make aware to your friends how much they mean to you and how well they contribute to your happiness from your routine boring life.

Don’t ask me how to pick up a true friend or how to know,that the other person can be a good and even a true friend.

This is a difficult subject and can be discussed on another day.

The following quote is my feeling ,whenever I interact with my true friends.

Friendship is a treasured gift,and every time I talk with you I feel as if I’m getting richer and richer “. Unknown

Friends can even become Besties.

True friendship is ‘Magical’ !!

“Friendship is not about whom you have known the longest,it’s about who walked into your life and said “I’m here for you” and proved it.  Unknown

The true friend helps me being a counselor in times of distress ,

Can be my confidant when the situation demands,most importantly gives all the strength I need when I am the weakest at some point of time of my life.

Now you will ask me…What is the secret of sustaining this friendship ??

Certain things come to my mind,which can further the bond.

1. Be frank.Accept the drawbacks or short fall either of you may possess.
No body is perfect in this world and everybody has some story to tell and as a true friend you are willing to listen.Provide the much-needed leaning shoulder.Respect the individuality.Even if situation demands call spade a spade and explain the realities.Never thrust your opinions.When you tell the truth let the other person accept this rather than doubting and vice versa.

2. Develop the principle of ‘forget and forgive’ since we know we are never free of committing the mistakes and it’s human to do mistakes.

3.Try to recollect the fun moments or joyous moments you both had while spending time together or enjoying the jokes during your chat times.

4.Share the happiness together.

The happiness ,one can feel only when one is able to share with the other.

Remember you can never enjoy happiness all alone.

Thank you my friends for patiently reading.

Now please share your personal experience on ‘Gift of Friendship’ be on-line or off-line.

Thank you

Philosophy Through Photography

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Will you be my friend?

Will you be my friend?
I like us to be friends;
Great friends;
So that you can call me friend;
So that you can call me
Sweet friend;
Good friend;
Loving friend;
Or dear friend;
That, precisely,
Is what I want us to be;
I want us to be
Good friends;
Great friends;
Sincere friends;
Loving friends;
Friendship is a good thing;
A gift;
The world needs true friends;
Who have become so scarce
To find;
If there were more friends,
There would be
More understanding,
More harmony;
More peace;
And the world would be
An excellent place for all.

Long distance talk

Long distance talk

“Distance doesn’t separate people.Silence does”. Jeff Hood

This leads me to a Question,which I am unable to decide !

Long distance relationship or short distance relationship……which is better & why ?  (couples & Friends)

Please share your thoughts.

Thank you.    Philosophy Through Photography

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There’s a wonderful gift I wish for you do you know?

There's a wonderful gift I wish for you;
Do you know?
Can you guess what this will be?
The gift of people, the gift of friends;
If you are blessed with the gift of people,
You are blessed indeed;
There's no gift greater than the gift
Of good people in your life;
Silver and gold may perish,
But good people in your life will be there
When there is sun and when there is rain;
They will be there to laugh with you;
And there also to wipe your tears
Whenever tears come as they must;
They will be there;
A great blessing indeed,
The gift of fellow human beings
With sweet lovely hearts;
Filled with love and trust;
Thank the Lord for your lovely friends,
Pray for them and wish them the best;
And do to them what you like others
To do to you.
What a wonderful gift the gift of friends!
The gift of good people in your life!