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What To Look For In A Social Circle

Social Circle

Humans are naturally social creatures and require company around them in order to be able to thrive.  Without a group of people who they can connect and communicate with, it can start to wear down on a person’s psyche.

Having a group of friends who you can turn to and share ideas with is a huge part of being able to be happy.  In order to find a group of common minded people, it’s important to take a look at all of the qualities that are important in order to find happiness in your relationships around you.

When it comes to what qualities to look for in a group of people that you hang out with, here are the most important.

Common Interests

It’s important to find people who are interested in the same sorts of things as you.  It’s important to maximize your identity by finding like-minded people who can help you grow.  When you are in a rhythm of conversation with someone who also has the same passions and interests, you’ll find that you will be encouraged to develop more personally.

Some people make the mistake of forcing themselves to hang out with people who aren’t interested in the same things.  When this happens you can start to feel unfulfilled and lost resulting in a feeling of disconnection with the world.

Similar Temperament

Not everyone has the same way of dealing with their feelings.  Some people are quick to anger while others prefer a more relaxed approach and careful consideration of their actions.

When you surround yourself with people who encourage who you are and have patience with each other, then you are putting yourself in a group of people who make you thrive rather than shrink.


At the end of the day being around people who are kind and have pure intentions is essential.  If you aren’t sure about people’s intentions then you may discover that you won’t truly open up or have a meaningful relationship with them.

Therefore, finding people who are genuinely good-willed and have intentions to do good in this world will create a feeling of safety amongst your group.

Tolerance For Each Others Ideas

No two people have the exact same thoughts and opinions.  At some point or another, you are going to discover that you see something very different.  When this happens it’s essential to have tolerance for others different viewpoints.

You don’t always have to agree, but it’s important to accept and encourage each other as friends.  This way you have an exchange of mutual respect and admiration which can continue to grow as you open up more to each other as friends.