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Maayan And Naama We Did An Internship Together Years Ago…She Moved Back To Israel

You Better Have These Qualities If You Want Quality Friendships Pillowtok #54 Glimpse Of Brilliance

Alright, that’s all very nice. But let’s dig a little deeper. Here’s what Psychology Today author and Buddhist physician Alex Lickerman, M.D. had to say about  friendship:
“The Japanese have a term, kenzoku , which translated literally means “family.” The connotation suggests a bond between people who’ve made a similar commitment and who possibly therefore share a similar destiny. It implies the presence of the deepest connection of friendship, of lives lived as comrades from the distant past.

Lauren’s soccer team, circa 1996(???). Many of the kids in this photo are still some of her closest friends, and also…skinny kid front and center with the bowl-cut ended up being her husband. So, okay. Shared history seems to be pretty effective at forging bonds…

3 comments for “Maayan And Naama We Did An Internship Together Years Ago…She Moved Back To Israel

  1. November 23, 2012 at 11:45 am

    But the old Licky’  gets a little….dare we say preachy? Or maybe just a little too…saintly, for our taste…when he goes on to describe what makes a person ‘worthy’ of the label ‘friend’:

  2. Love & Friendship
    February 20, 2014 at 2:45 am

    Think about it—why are you drawn to some people and not to others?

  3. August 22, 2014 at 8:53 am

    We’re not so sure about this RIGID qualities. Maayan and Lauren have ideas that are a little more flexible, and subjective…such as those listed in Lauren’s “key qualities in friends” ponder.

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