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1 Friendships What are some things you should ask before starting a friendship?

2 Brainstorming Activity On the board…write responses to the following questions What do you look for in a friend? What words do you use to describe friends?

3 Friendship Ask yourself… What do I know about this person? Do my parents/guardian know this person? Will they approve of me spending time with this person? Why is it important not only to build trust in a friendship but with your parents as well? Do your parents like your friends…if they dont what happens?

4 Initiating Friendships Do you remember your 1 st day of school…back in kindergarten… How did you make your first friend? Many friendships have a common link, what did you have in common? When initiating friendships ask questions to learn more about a person

5 Initiating Friendships contd Conversation – a verbal exchange of feelings, thoughts, ideas and opinions Rejection – the feeling of being unwelcomed or unwanted Balanced friendships – give/receive, helps not only emotional but physical health One-sided friendships – all giving or all receiving People Pleaser – a person who constaintly seeks the approval of others, people pleasers are usually insecure Takers & Users – take from others or use others to mee their needs.

6 Conversation Keepers How to keep a conversation going Ask questions Show interest Listen carefully Respond appropriately Consider other ideas Encourage another Be positive Make eye contact

7 Conversation Killers Talking about yourself the hwole time Appearing disinterested Interrupting someone Changing the topic Being a know-it-all Complaining Talking about others Avoiding eye contact

8 My 1 st Friend Write a 1 page paper about your first friend or best friend, how and when you met. Things that you enjoy/enjoyed doing together. If you are still friends today, etc.


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