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This Is How To Make Emotionally Intelligent Friendships: 6 Secrets - Barking Up The Wrong Tree

This Is How To Make Emotionally Intelligent Friendships: 6 Secrets - Barking Up The Wrong Tree

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People who have friends live longer

A study on longevity found that it was not weight, eating habits, exercise, air pollution, etc. that affected how long someone lives.

Only two things made a huge difference:

  • frequency of social support
  • how integrated peope were in their commu...

Most studies show that natural human communities and personal social networks have a typical size of about 150.

  • Survey data shows that the average wedding has 144 guests.
  • Typical medieval English villages - 150 people.
  • ...

Friendships are more fragile than family and need more care. While nobody likes to lose friends, you can expect to lose a good friend about every two years.

You have to be deliberate with your friendships. Friendships need regular face-to-face contact if you want t...

Studies show that people said thanks 5.5% of the time to friends and family. We simply expect family and friends to accept our request as a matter of course. We show more gratitude to strangers.

A little gratitude can go a long way in maintaining relationships. If ...

The depth of friendships is more important than frequency. Sharing emotional experiences and events with one another is a critical element.

When people share intense ups and downs, it creates a bond that cannot be easily broken. So, be vulnerable. Open up. Ask for advice. ...

We have something like a fixed "friendship budget." Extroverts may have more friends, but their friendships are not as close as those of introverts. We spend about 3,5 hours a day on social interaction. Your closest 5 friends get 40%, the other 10 in the group of 15 get the next ...

Research indicates the common factors that predict how satisfied people are with the gathering:

  • The number of people (more is better)
  • The frequency of laughter
  • Reminisching about the past
  • The consumption of alcohol

The...

A study showed that our behaviour is most influenced by those we are close to.

If you improve, it is likely that you both will improve. So help them become a better person by working on yourself.

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