Why do we have less friends as we get older?

That's because as you start getting older, you mature. That is, you start looking for people of your same mindset and connect and bond with them. This is how our social construct works. So, during your initial days, you have a lot of friends as you do not have something specific in mind. In other words, you learn

What is the best way to make your friends and family happy?

Recognizing you can't. Their emotions have very little to do with your actions no matter what they say. Free yourself of the

Can we spend life without friends?

Yes, definitely you can spend your life without any friend at all.I have colleagues, network with people, talk to them, help them with something but I don't consider anyone my friend. I won't ever introduce any of those to my family because I consider

If life is this uncertain, how can we live happily?

First I would say either embrace uncertainty or dismiss it.To embrace uncertainty you know thinks are going to constantly change and you look forward to it.If you are like me and hate

Why would you block all communications with someone on the phone but still talk to them and enjoy spending time with them in person?

Have you considered that this person may just find that the cell phone is a distraction? When my best friend and I are to gather... it is nonstop fun! We can talk for hours and literally wasted an entire day just spending time with one another. However, it is often difficult to get

Which is more valuable, friendship or money?

For any discussion of the value of something, you must provide a specific context. Values do not exist outside of context - such as your question.Context may at times make money more valuable than friendship, and vice versa. Indeed, there are certainly contexts in which neither of them have an value at

Why would you block all communications with someone on the phone but still talk to them and enjoy spending time with them in person?

Have you considered that this person may just find that the cell phone is a distraction? When my best friend and I are to gather... it is nonstop fun! We can talk for hours and literally wasted an entire day just spending time with one another. However, it is often difficult to get

How to survive without friends

get a few online friends, preferrably a couple from your own country(/city/anywhere nearby enough), so you can visit them later if you become close enough...I reccommend something like a forum or game as a starting point, see if anyone seems fit, it does take quite some time obviously,

Can a person survive a college/university without friends?

The life at college is not always as you think. The classes will be entirely different from your imagination. You'll go through a lot of rejection and stress. You'll have to manage money at crucial times and even life without it. You will have to be fit enough to survive your college life.But,

How to survive without any real life friends

Hello , Ankit. I am sorry for the delay in answering this.Survival in itself is a very deep word that you've chosen here, my friend. Real friends are the finely exquisite people we meet so seldom . Believe me ,

Is it possible to live without trust?

No, at least not and live a normal life. Think of all the things in modern society that people have to trust just to get through a typical day. There are traffic lights, the need to trust your neighbors, that the elevator won't malfunction and send you to your death, and a multitude of

If you're on an abandoned island with your best friend and you're going to starve to death, would you eat them and why/why not?

depends on how abandoned and what the outcome is. I value his brain more (alive) than dead. If we're actively trying to think of a solution to get off the island , then two heads are better than one and we both need to think.If we're in a no-win situation when we just have

How to survive one class without friends

Not having friends is never a fun time so I'm sorry you have to go through that. I remember when I was in high school and I didn't have any friends that had the same lunch as I did. I had

How to lose friends and alienate people

There are many reasons why friends lose touch. People move making the differing logistics impossible to keep up a friendship, although with social media now it is easier to keep in touch. But in many cases the ‘moving on' from a friendship that was, draws a particular line on what

Why and how do some people have so many Facebook friends? Are they real friends?

The number of facebook friends a person has is usually more indicative of how many and what size networks they are a part of, rather than their personal traits (e.g. being popular or outgoing). Because befriending someone on facebook isn't contingent on the degree

Can we spend life without friends?

Alarm rings.I wake up and look around my hostel room. There is nothing new there. I get up from my bed and start getting ready for my classes. I then walk slowly to the mess to have breakfast, alone. The mess is full of groups of students, or

Is surviving alone in college possible without any friends?

The only memory I have of my college is of the time I spent with my friends. Friends are crucial part of college journey and no one can deny that.It is unfortunate that you had a fight with them, but you should do some honest self introspection

How to survive school without talking to friends

Find a new friend group.It's really hard. It involves putting yourself out there and starting again in some cases. The good thing is, you have nothing to lose because you already know that these people aren't really your friends.Once you have your new friend group, start distancing yourself from the other friends, like Siddharth said. But I would first

How many Internet friends do people have on Facebook?

As much as I can tell,it really depends.Undoubtedly more likely to have some more internet friends will do more good than harm cause sometimes it could help you when you got something inappropriate to tell those people around you and then it probably can be told to your internet friends without certain

Is a friendship with girls good according to the Indian Hindu culture?

Is a friendship with girls good according to the Indian Hindu culture?Culture is living, organic. It changes with times. India's ancient texts describe Krishna's flirting with maidens. We have the Khajuraho and Konarak temples with their erotic architecture, we have the Kamasutra.We became prudish about gender relations starting from the repeated invasions from the west and northwest. It

Why and how do some people have so many Facebook friends? Are they real friends?

The number of facebook friends a person has is usually more indicative of how many and what size networks they are a part of, rather than their personal traits (e.g. being popular or outgoing). Because befriending someone on facebook isn't contingent on the degree

How many Internet friends do people have on Facebook?

As much as I can tell,it really depends.Undoubtedly more likely to have some more internet friends will do more good than harm cause sometimes it could help you when you got something inappropriate to tell those people around you and then it probably can be told to your internet friends without certain

What would cause someone to always feel alienated even if bare people like them and want to be their friend?

There's something called "Chronic Loneliness," which can cause people to feel lonely, even though they are not alone."Chronic (trait) loneliness is more permanent, caused by the person, and is not easily relieved. For example, when a person is sick and cannot socialize with friends would be

Can I survive at a university without having any friends?

If you think that going through 4 years of simply studying and pursuing your own individual talents without any peers or friends to support your through the hardships that is university, than I suppose so.I don't really see why you would want to not have friends while in university.I mean, did you

What are some good best friend movies?

Friend ship is a great relation in this world.

Some people 'collect' friends on social networks. Is it possible to have 500 friends in real life?

yes actually, people ‘ collect ‘ friends in order to prove to the world that they are friendly, jovial and popular. It's also easy to do it online in Social networks .coming to real life , a friend is someone who knows you and doesn't

What are the pros and cons of having too many friends?

This is going to be long and tedious, but worth a read!Pros :1) with the numerous 'bhaai's' all around, you will never feel the need to socialize less.2) you can get something done quite easily given the fact that your extended friend circle

How to survive lack of friends

Play online games and form friends there. Play any MMORPG. Or join your city's sport and social clubs. Play indoor volleyball or floor hockey.Mainly, though, be comfortable with your solitude. People suck. They are the worst thing to happen to this planet. Why be friends with them? Be friends with animals

Can we spend life without friends?

Alarm rings.I wake up and look around my hostel room. There is nothing new there. I get up from my bed and start getting ready for my classes. I then walk slowly to the mess to have breakfast, alone. The mess is full of groups of students, or

How to lose friends and alienate people

There are many reasons why friends lose touch. People move making the differing logistics impossible to keep up a friendship, although with social media now it is easier to keep in touch. But in many cases the ‘moving on' from a friendship that was, draws a particular line on what

One of my friends suddenly hates me for no reason. Why?

How would I know? It could be a number of things but in general it boils down to these two:

What's the proportion of friends on Facebook being real friends?

I'd think that the more Facebook friends you have, the less real friends you have in real life.  Imagine if Joe has only 4 friends and Jessica has 40,000 friends.Both of them discover they have HIV.Both are dying and in their deathbed. 

Have you ever met someone that you have a lot in common with but cannot be their friend?

Well.. I've only had two real life friends that I actually would consider my friends, so no... I have avoidant personalty disorder (comorbid to borderline personality disorder), so I am not the best of people to ask this question... I lost these two only people; Kashea and Alex...I've had several long

Can someone survive without any friends?

It is easy to survive without friends but it is impossible to survive without being friendly to any person around you. We humans are social animals and more social we remain, more happy we are likely to be. Is it possible for me to survive without friends? Yes. For last 8 years,

Is surviving alone in college possible without any friends?

The only memory I have of my college is of the time I spent with my friends. Friends are crucial part of college journey and no one can deny that.It is unfortunate that you had a fight with them, but you should do some honest self introspection

What is life without friends?

Though I have often fancied myself in this situation, where all the world went by and hardly paused for a glance at me, it is simply untrue. Hence I cannot fairly draw from personal experience to answer this. Anyone who shows sustained, positive interest

Why do people want friends?

I believe seeking companionship is an instinct we've developed for survival. There is safety in numbers, having more people makes hunting/scavenging easier and in order to maintain the human race one needs the opposite sex to procreate.Also it's nice to be able to take comfort in the knowledge that you have someone to support you

Are Facebook friends real friends?

The word 'Friend' covers a lot of territory; it can cover acquaintances, work associates, parents of children in a play group, former college mates, people one sees daily, people one has known decades but only send Christmas cards one a year, and people one

How to be happy if I have no family who will speak to me and no friends in this city that I live in and I hate my job

I know the feeling.It's quite astounding to be in such a spot when you get to it because it's not how you imagined it at all. Your family thinks x but it's actually z or t or even m.You have

What is the best way to make your friends and family happy?

Talk with them , spend quality time with your friends and family.Stay loyal with your friends and family as possible as you can,Share : Share almost everything with them , tell them every little things happen with you in day today life .Try to surprise them with little things and show you love them.

How can someone be happy without friends or a mate?

Make yourself happy! Do what makes you happy, focus on self-care, love yourself (but not to the level of narccicism).However, you do need to make sure to have some social interaction at least because if you don't, you do run a risk of going insane out of loneliness. That doesn't mean you have to make

How to survive school without talking to friends

Find a new friend group.It's really hard. It involves putting yourself out there and starting again in some cases. The good thing is, you have nothing to lose because you already know that these people aren't really your friends.Once you have your new friend group, start distancing yourself from the other friends, like Siddharth said. But I would first

How to survive without any friends

The way you posed the question, I get the feeling that you -need- friends to feel complete or normal. But that's the thing: you don't need anyone.People come and go, but you will always have you. The best thing to do is be your own best friend and

How to handle a narcissist friend in your group

We always have one in our group thay carry feelings of being a egoist or introvert u can say.We cant do anything wid them . we cant change their way of thinking. We cant give him advices for changing himself, which will ofcourse of no use. All we

Which is more valuable, friendship or money?

For any discussion of the value of something, you must provide a specific context. Values do not exist outside of context - such as your question.Context may at times make money more valuable than friendship, and vice versa. Indeed, there are certainly contexts in which neither of them have an value at

Why do people treat me differently just because I am anti-social?

A2a...Communication is mostly non-verbal, so whether you speak or not is not important. However, since you label yourself 'anti-social' in a society where social behaviour is praised, why are you surprised that people consider you weird? Most likely you wear your 'anti-social' badge visibly on your sleeve in order to avoid interaction.