Saturday, January 31, 2009

Being a good friend

january 31 2009

1. What is more important to you: your relationship with yourself or your relationship with those who are close to you?

I know it's said that you first have to love yourself in order to love someone else.

I don't agree with that a hundred %, because in order to love someone else sometimes you have to be unkind to yourself.
Maybe not in a very good partnerrelationship, but in a mother-child relationship you have to give up a lot in favor of the wellbeing and growth of your children.

2. Which of the above do you tend to have the least problem cultivating?

I don't quite understand the question.

It's easier to give up things of myself to the benefit of others, is that what you mean?

3. Something goes wrong in your life. Of the people you are most likely to turn to, are they the same gender as you or the opposite?

Right now? I have no one to turn to.

I used to have good friends, both male and female.
Looking back I felt more at ease with some male friends.

4. Something goes wrong in a close friend’s life and you’re the person that friend chooses to call first. Is that person likely to be the same gender as you or the opposite?

Well, when people have problems they come to me. No gender difference.
I think they come for practical problemsolving, psychological assistance or babysitting, not for me as a person.

5. Take the quiz: What Makes You a Good Friend?

You Are a Good Friend Because You're Supportive

You are almost like a life coach for your best friends.

You give them help when they need it... but you also know when to give them a push.

People tend to rely on you for moral support and advice.

You've probably always been mature for your age, so this is a role that's you're comfortable with.

A friend like you is one of the rarest kinds.

You are both a good mentor and companion.

Your friends need you most when: They are confused or worried

You really can't be friends with: Someone who only wants to complain

Your friendship quote: "The only way to have a friend is to be one."

6. What single trait listed in the response to question #5 would your closest friend most agree with?

Well, nothing in particular. Most say I'm a good listener and a good problem solver.

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