Published on December 23, 2007
Friendship: Friendship A Presentation Developed By Kathy Strange What can friendships give?: What can friendships give? Fun Ways To Share Feelings Learn New Skills Find Understanding and Support Ways To Feel Needed And Useful You Can Be Yourself The kinds of friendships: The kinds of friendships Same Gender Boy-Girl Group What Makes A Good Friendship?: What Makes A Good Friendship? Shared Interests Shared Values Trust Honesty Respect Cooperation Reliability Support Understanding Sensitivity Forgiveness Tolerance How to make friends?: How to make friends? Go where people are- most friends you make will be people who have the same interests you do. Be a friend to yourself- don’t put yourself down. Be cheerful- smile, don’t always wait for the other person to speak first. Slide6: Be yourself- no one is perfect. Your friends won’t expect you to be, so it is best to just be yourself. Don’t expect perfection in your friends-like you, your friends will make mistakes now and then. Laugh with them about it, but don’t put them down. Friendship is give and take- friendship is sharing things like feelings, plans, and dreams. To make and keep a friend, you have to give as well as take. Learn to compromise. Slide7: Realize you will sometimes disagree with your friend- nobody agrees all the time. Disagreements don’t have to mean the end of a relationship. Give your friend space- almost everyone likes to be alone sometime. Give your friend space to have other friends, too. Be choosy about your friends- real friends will not ask you to do things that are harmful and against the law. Let people know that you are interested in them. Don’t just talk about yourself; ask questions about them. Slide8: Soo----- TO HAVE A FRIEND…BE A FRIEND! Remember the Golden Rule of Friendship…TREAT OTHERS AS YOU’D LIKE TO BE TREATED! SOMEWHERE OUT THERE, A FRIENDSHIP IS WAITING TO START!