I don’t know about you but I’m sick of the shouting matches and factionalism occurring in politics and in social media. I'm over everyone taking sides so they can then fight the ‘good fight’ and shout their opponents down. I’m tired of being pigeonholed into a faction when, like many of us, all we want is to live more satisfying lives.
Should we really restrict close friendships with the opposite sex and keep them only for our partner, or prospective partner, or can it be a free-for-all; it doesn’t really matter? Here are three reasons why close friendships with the opposite sex are meant to be exclusive – why we should be close friends with just one member of the opposite sex, and why it should be in a relationship.
Friendship is important, it satisfies many basic desires for us; we are social beings after all. But should we really try to be close friends with the opposite sex if we aren't in a relationship with them, or intend to be?
It comes down to how much we value close, stable, and deeply satisfying relationships. What to do you think?
The Australian election is over... finally. Now it's time to get back to discussing a critically important topic affecting our future. No, it's not the economy. (Yes, that needs attention too.)