15: Three Common Frustrations with Friendships
06.14.2017 - By Steps and Tools for Emotional Intelligence
Someone once said that friends are God's apology for making families. Indeed, friendships can be one of the treasures of being human. But friendship involves a relationship and relationships always have problems or challenges. In this episode Dr. Hamlin describes three frustrations that often arise between friends. Of course, understanding these frustrations doesn't make them go away, but it does make us smarter, i.e., more emotionally intelligent. When we get perspective in this way, we are more apt to be patient and also make better decisions about the friendships we have.