The ability to put yourself in someone else’s shoes is a key human characteristic, but with friends we take it to the next level.
There is a quote “Whoever has a friend, has a treasure”.
In this article we will demonstrate 10 reason why we need friends. As human is a social being he obviously need friends. But in this article we will try to magnify beneficiary side of friendship.
10. Friends are mirror of ourselves
People tend to pick friends who are similar to them. So the circle of your friends show how actually you are. Imagine you have no friends, you are a lonely person then how can anybody recognize you as who you are. But when you are with band of friends people will understand you with the common behavior of your friends.
As example we can imagine a man who totally freaked about football, his life is football. But for some reason he is not able to play football. Then how can people discover his passion about football? But if he belong to a circle who all are football gigs then definitely you will know him as a football lover.
So we can say that friends are like mirror of ourselves. Our friends represents how we are. If you want to get an idea of who you are and how you’re perceived, take a look at the company you keep.
9. Friends are perfect companion
Loneliness is painful, especially when you are living with loneliness for a prolonged period of time. This is yet another reason to put time, energy, and attention into finding and cultivating a close circle of friends.
As a rational creature you have to have need of companions. Who would be better than friend as a companion. It is normal that you feel better when friends are around. Sometimes the most ordinary things can be made extraordinary, just by doing them with the right people. This rights people are maybe those whom we called friend.
See also; 10 Ways to Strengthen Your Relationship.
8. Friend is a helping hand
The dictionary defines helping as, to make things easier or better for a person; to give one in need or trouble something necessary as relief. Whenever you need something to do for you first person you will find that is friends. Sometimes friends are helpful than any other family member. You can ask any kind of help from friends, that can be silly matter to (you can’t ask many things to anyone).
You don’t have need a friend for doing serious work for you. If a friend does help you in tiny tiny work of yours it will be matter of great happiness because you will realize someone is there for you.
And a good friend never let you down. Whenever you need hem you will find them. They can make fun of you but they will definitely do anything for you.
7. Friends are supporters of us
A good friend will not tell you exactly what to do but they will encourage you to do what already know in your heart is right. One sincere word of encouragement after failure is worth more than a day of praise after success and true friends will do it for you.
Sometimes situation goes so wrong that there is no one to back you. A friend will be there for you if you are wrong or right. Best friends make your problems their problems too, just so you don’t have to go through them alone. Friends are not someone who will solve all your problems, friends are who will face them with you.
When no one believes you, friends will believe you whatever you saying garbage or not.
6. Sometimes friends are only person who understand you
Friends will always understand what you going through. Suppose you’re meeting your best friend for your monthly dinner out and you have a big neon smile on your face. Her first question is “What’s wrong?” In seconds, all the pain of that day and all the frustration come out and you start to feel as if you are reborn again.
Friends will understand when you need to have fun and when not. They will not make situation more miserable when you are in a great pain and the want make some fun with you like thing. But again sometimes they will make fun and make your pain go away.
5. Friends can make you more perfect
There is a term called Friendfluence. It means the effect that friends have on our lives. What friendfluence describe childhood friendships start your learning process, teen friendships shape your later romantic bonds. So it can be said friends can effects in our attitude or outlook.
Sometimes friends will give you reality check. Your closest friends will tell you that your new outfit is ridiculously garish not others who come to you with flattery and will say hey, you are looking gorgeous.
Friends know us so well, they are able to see things that we can’t, and aren’t afraid to share their dose of reality with you.
4. Friends are great advisor
Friends can become your advisor too. Because they know your situation better. All the person in world your family member, your girlfriend whoever only friends can see things in your perspectives. So if they give some advice that ill better than anyone’s.
Friends can also change your perspectives ,because only they have that kind of influence in your life.
3. Friends can make you happy
As we said earlier friend is a great companion so they can bring happiness in our life too. Friends are the person with whom you will hangout, go to the tour, play games or all sort of fun kind of thigs. So it is important to have friends to lead a happy life.
Friends are who make us burst into laughter when we’re down in the dumps. Because they’re there to slap us on the back and raise a glass when we have good news.
Convincing evidence of this phenomenon comes from Ed Diener and Martin Seligman, two leading experts in the field of happiness research. When they compared the happiest to the least happy people, they found that the first group was highly social and had the strongest relationship ties. In fact, good social relations were a necessity for people to feel happy.
If a friend of ours is happy, we’re more likely to be, too. Friends means happiness.
2. Friends are second family
We get a family when we are born. But friends can be called second family because it is where we belong all over our lifetime.
In our childhood we turned to family when we are stressed but after getting mature we don’t go to family any more we turn to friends when we’re stressed. They have enough influence in our life like any other family members.
See also; 10 Tips to Spend a Happy Successful Life.
1. Friends can have you more friends
After reading all this i think we will realize the importance of having friends. So the last cause for why we need friends is we need friends for getting more friends.
People tend to like others who have a reputation for being nice and helpful, and they like people who like them. If you want to be the type of person who attracts new friends, these qualities will help get you on your way toward building your social group. Once you have more friends, you’ll be able to enjoy some of those perks of friendship.