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A Few Notes Concerning Friendship

30 Jul

“One friend with whom you have a lot in common is better than three with whom you struggle to find things to talk about.” – Mindy Kaling

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Friendship is, on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, the first item under the Love and Belonging category, just above thefundamental physiological and safety needs, and just below self-esteem and self-realization. Whether or not Maslow got it right is up for debate, but one thing’s clear – life without friends is a lonely vagabondage, which makes even the most solitary and self-sufficient of us feel that something is missing.

A friend can tell you things you don’t want to tell yourself.” – Frances Ward Weller

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Posted by on July 30, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

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