Are we fulfilling our social relationships

We are a social beings and this is an important characteristics of being a human being. We are designed in our characteristics to work as a unit. There are friends where we maintain our social relationship and get emotional support from them. There is family where we get emotional and mental support both. With relatives we get financial support. This means we are never born to walk alone. We have to maintain the social relationship to people around us for living our life peacefully. Otherwise without social relationship we are living a life in a prison with no social interaction.

Psychologist have always pointed out in their research as well as study the importance of the social relationship. There are many good stories like of a monkey in a cage where they are researched for the social relationship. Not only human beings but animals also have social relationship. That’s why we see a pack of elephant and wolves. These animals are the most social being currently as compared to human being. Our busy life schedule with extra dependence of technology has ruined our social relationship. Now scenario has become like people are comfortable in talking over social networking sites but not personally. This will also affect our personality at long run as with social interaction we learn how to maintain the relationship. It give you a boost to your confidence how to talk with the people around you.

Social Relationship

Social relationship have their reward as well which can be summarized as

  • Emotional Rewards: – Nobody lives a perfect life and at some point of time we are depressed and need emotional support. This is provided by the friends and families to whom you are socially dependent.
  • Material Rewards: – In case if you reach a point in your life where you are in need of money or shelter people around you will help you in that case. This is because of your personal relationship with those around you.
  • Health Rewards: – It has been proved by many studies that people who are more social beings tends to live healthy as they are more happy one. They can share out their feeling to their friends and as such are healthy from heart.

Apart from this social relationship develop your interpersonal skills which are very much required for living out a life which is successful and happy.