We will always have slightly different priorities from our friends. But we can always show an interest.
Mental health involves being on good terms with others. This can involve trying to be attractive, or at least not offending. How far should we go in our efforts?
Life isn’t simple, and sometime the same person, object or situation can make us both happy and unhappy.
Self-esteem and relationships are intimately linked.
As a personal motivation, research suggests that thinking of others seems to be the most healthy attitude. However, self-care, and keeping our critical wits about us, are also essential, to make sure we don’t get taken advantage of.
We are surrounded by both left- and right-wing politics. Both sides have something to say about relationships, and how we can approach them.