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Some Thoughts on Friendship

Do you agree with any of the thoughts below? What are YOUR thoughts?


Friendship is generally transient.

Friendship is in the eye of the friend.

Friendship is rampant. Mutuality is less prevalent.

Friendship seems to have lost much if not all of its context.

True friendship might be defined as the willingness to respond under all circumstances.

Instead of friendship we might see most relatedness as acquaintance.

Friendship varies with the freedom and openness of the friends.

Soldiers who die for their fellows may or may not claim them as friends.

Friendship is often used to denote power as in I protect my friends.

Friendship is marked by intimacy – the sharing of things that matter to each.

Friendship requires levels of trust that amount almost to provenance.

Friendship is a constantly renewed decision.


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