Importance of Friendship - Why Friendship is So Important

Importance of friendship? Ask someone who has no home.

Ask someone who sits alone night after night, her heart crying inside.

Ask someone who craves to be around people but somehow never seems to be able to connect with others.

Importance of friendship?

Your whole life depends on your ability to get along with others.

As a youngster, making and keeping friends is important.

As an adult, how would your work life be without friends?

Could you raise a family without becoming best of friends with your partner?

What about the community service you offer?

All life depends on being able to make and keep friends.

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Understanding the meaning of friendship, true meaning of friendship is one of the most important gifts you help your kids with.

So what is the...

Meaning of Friendship? defines the meaning of friendship as:

The state of being friends; friendly relation, or attachment, to a person, or between persons; affection arising from mutual esteem and good will; friendliness; amity; good will.

You don’t need scores of friends, but we each need one or more people who we consider our friends and who consider us their friends.

Friendship is a two way street, giving and receiving. It's not just receiving nor just giving.

The more we give, the more we receive.

And the more we share love, the more love we get in return.

People who’ve mastered the true meaning of friendship and have friends know they’re blessed. And they express their gratefulness to their friends often.

Friends like to stay close and in touch with their friends. Real friends like it when their friends call them regularly, even when they don’t have time to speak.

Just knowing you’re being thought of by a friend can make your day.

What is life like without loving friendship?

The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship. ---Sir Francis Bacon

Ask people who cry themselves to sleep night after night, who’ve lost their life partner and no one shares love with them.

Ask the homeless man who never could quite make and keep friends. Perhaps he was too

  1. interested in himself,
  2. shy,
  3. afraid to open his heart,
  4. something or other.

Maybe he was never taught how to make new friends, he never understood the importance of friendship nor the meaning of true friendship so he could make friends.

Would your best friend let you become homeless?

Not a way in the world.

"My friends are my estate."--- Emily Dickinson

So how do kids learn to make and keep friends?

Are there traits and qualities, ways of behaving that just about guarantees being able to make friends and to keep friends?

Before answering this, let's look at some...

Friendship Quotations

to solidify the importance of friendship.

True friendship consists not in the multitude of friends, but in their worth and value. ---Ben Johnson

Friends share friendship messages when they call and speak with one another.

One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a mess of life.---E.M. Forester

When you want to make new friends, you have many options.

But remember the old saying:

Make new friends but keep the old, one is silver and the other gold.

Here's how your children can learn how to make new friends and here's a few exceptional friendship books for children that demonstrate kids acting on the importance of friendship.

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