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Be Open To Building Relationships And Making New Friends

Written by: Jane Morales, Executive Contributor

Executive Contributors at Brainz Magazine are handpicked and invited to contribute because of their knowledge and valuable insight within their area of expertise.

 

We should always appreciate the importance of having close friends. They provide comfort, support, understanding, and community. Having meaningful friendships with other women can help women feel empowered, feel less alone and create a sense of connection and community. In addition, a strong bond with other female friends can be advantageous and beneficial, allowing for open communication, trust, and honest conversations.

Close friends are invaluable for women, providing emotional, social, and spiritual support as they navigate life. Close friends can act as lifelines during difficult times, serving as a listening ear, lending an objective opinion, and helping to boost self-esteem when feeling down. Having someone to talk to who loves and accepts you unconditionally can help improve overall mental and physical well-being.


In the early years of childhood, girls rely on peers to learn social expectations and to play. As they age, female friendships become even more critical as they provide the necessary support when growing up and dealing with hormonal changes, new emotions, bullying, and self-discovery. The bonds established in adolescence often last through adulthood and provide steadying guidance for women as life progresses.


Having one or two close friends in adulthood reminds women of their values and encourages them to pursue their goals, even when the road ahead is fraught with difficulties. Friendships can offer perspective, provide a reality check when life becomes overwhelming, and offer humor when things seem grim. Remaining connected helps women believe in themselves, understand that they are not alone, and have hope even during the darkest times.


Being around friends and sharing our views and experiences can be incredibly fulfilling because it offers a sense of assurance. In addition, friends empathize, providing understanding and validation, which can go a long way to soothing the soul.


In essence, having close friends provides a haven where women can be themselves without fear of rejection. When life becomes more challenging than ever, it serves as a reminder to cherish close friendships. Because as much as these relationships are a source of joy and comfort, they can be integral sources of support when the going gets tough.


Having close friends can provide a valuable source of emotional support in difficult times; when feeling depressed, scared, or anxious, talking to a close friend can lessen the burden of those emotions and provide clarity and understanding. Friends can also give a sense of knowledge in life's challenges, allowing for conversations without judgment. These experiences are invaluable and can serve to educate, support, and encourage.


Women may also rely on their close friends for camaraderie and validation. Our current society can be harsh and quick to criticize, and finding a circle of friends who include words of truth and assurance can provide a source of relief and perspective. This benefit can be significant during difficult times when our insecurities may rise due to increased stress and feelings of loneliness.


Close friendships bring joy and a sense of lightness to life. They can provide emotional-balancing benefits, enhancing overall well-being and quality of life through meaningful and humorous conversations. Having close friends can help to validate experiences, sharing in both the joys and the struggles. The fantastic element is that friends can offer comfort and reassurance even through difficult times.


Women often have unique challenges that the opposite sex may be unable to relate to. Understanding this, finding a talkative friend who can tell is essential for healthy emotional well-being. In face-to-face interactions, genuine listening and expressions of empathy can help further the connection. Relationships built with these close friends can last for years, even after significant life changes, providing a sense of security, continuity, and belonging.


In conclusion, close friendships can give women a sense of understanding and connection, emotional support, and reassurance. Friendships can also bring joy and lightness to life and last many years. Having a group of close friends can be an invaluable experience and build women's self-confidence and emotional well-being. Girlfriends help us feel a sense of connection and understanding, create a bridge between other people and us, and even be an essential part of our emotional growth and development. Here, we will discuss why having a girlfriend can be necessary and beneficial, as well as provide tips on how to get one.


One significant benefit of having a girlfriend is that it can help you feel a greater sense of connection and understanding. A good girlfriend can offer you emotional support when times are tough and be there to talk about your life. They will provide meaningful feedback and help you look at things differently. This level of emotional support can be incredibly beneficial in helping you to navigate the struggles of life, as well as helping you to understand yourself better.


Having a girlfriend can also provide you with a bridge to other people. Good girlfriends can provide your social circle with an additional source of connection and understanding, which can be very helpful for some people. This advantage can include being able to introduce you to people in their wider circle of friends or providing you with a sounding board for things you are struggling with. Ultimately, this can broaden your overall social network and enhance the richness of your overall experience.


Finally, having a girlfriend can also help you to grow emotionally and develop. Girlfriends can give you the assurance you need when facing difficult decisions, helping you realize that you can make your own choices and live on your terms. A good girlfriend will also push you out of your comfort zone and help you know that you can achieve things you never thought possible.


Building relationships with friends is vital, and we should be open to exploring possibilities. Start by getting out of your comfort zone, physically and socially, and try to expand your pool of potential matches. Cast a wide net, participate in events and activities, join social clubs, and use online dating sites to help you get out of your shell and meet new people. Finally, don't be afraid to put yourself out there and take a chance. You never know which opportunities you might stumble across or how much your life may change due to saying yes. So be confident, take chances, and don't be too hard.


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Jane Morales, Executive Contributor Brainz Magazine

Jane Morales is a Human Development, Leadership, and Assertiveness Coach, Meditation Master, Writer, and Public Speaker. She holds a BS in Marketing from Bentley University in Boston and a Master of Science in Communications from Boston University. In addition to her higher education, she is trained in The Power of Intention, Positive Affirmations, and Living your own Success. She completed a higher degree in Psychosynthesis Psychology which expands the boundaries of human potential exploring values and purpose in life.

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