Classification and Division: Levels of Friendship

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Classification and Division: Levels of Friendship A great sense of humor, adventurous, honest and great advice are all characteristics that come to mind when people think of the word “friend”. Friends are an essential part of living. They help one another when life gets rough, and it is always a good feeling to have a friend with you. We always want to share our thoughts with someone who understands us, and who shares common interests. Since humans are social creatures, it is no wonder friends are such a big part of their lives. One person can’t fulfill every friendship function, and that is why most people have multiple friends and each friend is different. (Booth) Since everyone has a different personality, they each play various …show more content…

You don’t necessarily spend the most time with them, but you often spend the most quality time with best friends, and have the most memories with them. Without friends, stress levels would be high, mostly for girls who enjoy talking to their friends about various problems. “Whether it 's just chatting on the phone or enjoying a coffee together, yakking it up with friends is vital for health and wellness.” (Hauashi). Many people don’t think about the health aspect of friends. Friends are very important because they help you emotionally, mentally and sometimes physically. “Real friends can be a source of self-esteem, affection, and good times. In times of despair, for example, true friends will offer hope.” (Taylor) Similar to the three types of friends, there are also types of best friends. There are friends who have known each other for a long time, and possibly their whole lives, so they become best friends. Some people become best friends because they have the same trials and they help one another by offering each other advice, which allows them to grow closer. Some friends have multiple things in common, so they are involved in a lot of the same things, such as sports, clubs, activities; and over time they become best friends. Best friends are people who have been close to each other for a while, they are the friends who talk deeply, and have very similar interests. People often keep in contact with best friends more than any other type of friend, and are true

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