There is a time in everyone’s life when the need for a companion or association triggers high; be it romantic or casual. At such a stage in life, the type of connection that exits between you and other person determines the type or level of relationship you are into.
Based on the above, relationship can be defined as the way in which two or more concepts, objects, or people are connected, or the state of being connected. It may be emotional, sexual or behavioural. Relationship can also be seen as the state of being connected by blood or marriage.
In the context of this write-up, we will be looking at relationship as an emotional and sexual connection or association between two people.
There is no gain saying that relationships require a number of factors to grow and can be quite complicated for many people. As rewarding a relationship is, it can also bring about a number of challenges for couples or parties involve.
Knowing the kind or level of connection you want to maintain with people at every particular time or encounter will help you in your journey towards making your relationship healthier and happier.
Also, getting the right relationship advice as well as knowing what makes a relationship work can help you experience the joys of being with someone you intend to spend the rest of your life with.
However, it is important to look at some of the levels of relationship.
- Friendship level or outer court level- This type of relationship is neutral and there is nothing that happens between the two people involve. This is also the relationship you have with your acquaintances. Nothing is attached to it. You don’t open yourself in this level of relationship. It gives you opportunity to have freedom. No emotion is attached and you can see well what the other person is.
- Booster Friend- As the name implies, this level of relationship boosts your personality, talent, aspirations, and can add more value. This level of relationship leaves you a better person than you used to be.
- Buster Friend- This level of relationship leaves you drained, bitter and frustrated. It takes away value from you. It does not add but it takes away something from you.
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