Sign in
Download Opera News App



Love relationship


Dating Romantic

The Difference Between Dating And Friendship

An individual may have different types of relations with other members of the society, which may be in the form of business, schoolmates, love, and friendship among others. The extent to which the level of relations varies from one aspect to another.

 Many people confuse relationship to friendship and confuse the two terms are synonyms to one another. What they do not understand is that there is significant number of differences between friendship and relationship. This article expands on the differences between the two words while explaining when to use each word appropriately.

You have to define the different kinds of relationships. In romance, you can have a relationship without friendship.You can have a friend you can confide in and yet be dating someone you cannot confide in.

If you cannot confide in a person, that person cannot be a friend. A man may be in a relationship with a woman, but he would not allow her into the privacy of his home.They meet and date outside his home. And even when he brings her home, he will be reluctant to leave her alone in his house while he is at work or away.

But if she is his friend, he will even give her the keys to his home and treat her like a member of his family. Friendship lasts longer than relationship. Lovers may break up over demands, but friends do not break up over Black Berry or other selfish wants and vanities.

A girlfriend stopped talking to a guy, because he refused to buy her a phone So, she is not a friend. Many guys and babes are in relationship without being friends.

Trust, honesty, love, marriage, or merely a blood tie can form a bond between two people. It is entirely up to the individual to determine the nature of their relationship. Friendship is a bond between two individuals who are in a condition of being together; if the bond is something else, it is referred to be dating.

Content created and supplied by: Auntykuma (via Opera News )


Load app to read more comments