Dating different work schedules
Judge the relationship on the other person’s happiness to hear from you, rather than on his or her friendship management skills.
Keep in mind, though, that if every attempt to reconnect with someone begins with a criticism of his or her absence, he or she may eventually lose joy in hearing from you. Permission to publish granted by Rena Pollak, LMFT, CGP, therapist in Encino, California The preceding article was solely written by the author named above.
Charles Caleb Colton said, “True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.” Friendship is not something to take lightly.Research shows shift work has a negative effect on health, relationships, marriages and children, and increases rates of separation and divorce.When partners work different shifts there is often little face-to-face interaction.In those cases, it may be in your best interest to sever such relationships.But with good friends, sometimes we lose touch simply due to lifestyle changes.
Marriage can disrupt friendship connections as spouses become more dependent on each other, and less so on friends, for meeting their social needs.