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The 3 Requirements of All Healthy Friendships

The 3 Requirements of All Healthy Friendships

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A Definition of Friendship

A friendship is a mutual relationship between two people that is satisfying, safe, and where both people feel seen.

In order for a relationship to be satisfying, it must have a foundation of positivity.

Positive feelings are paramount to our friendships because these are the relationships we are entering by choice. We all want our friendships to add more joy, peace, and support to our l...

In order for a relationship to be safe, it must develop consistency.

Consistency is the action of repeating our time together which in turn develops our trust as we begin to create and modify expectations of each other. It’s what builds a shared history and increases our c...

In order for a relationship where both people feel seen, it must develop vulnerability.

As we spend more consistent time together, we are also incrementally revealing and sharing more of who we are with each other.  The more we let someone see us (always increasing ...

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