What’s a strong-distance friendship?

A  strong-distance friendship is a term I didn’t coin, but randomly said to one of my close friends, Marija, who lives in Switzerland. I think whether you live far away from or in a different country to one of your friends or not, there will always be distance in our friendships:

  • Hectic schedules
  • Family
  • Work

…all seem to be the factors that widen the physical distance between my friends and I. However, that doesn’t in any way affect the friendship.

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4 vital things I learned travelling by myself

1. I love my own company.

 

I get stuff done, I don’t have to wait on anyone for anything, and the whole plan of the day is down to me and what I want to do; where I want to go, what I want to eat, and more. There’s a massive difference between being lonely; and being alone. Being alone made me feel empowered and independent. The more advanced our society is becoming, the more lonely a lot of millennials like myself are becoming, which is worrying. I decided to rebuke that and remind myself that time spent purely with myself sometimes can actually be very healthy.

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