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Happy Friendship Day: Why being friend-zoned has its own benefits

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 04 August 2019, 08:04 AM
Happy Friendship Day: Why being friend-zoned has its own benefits
Happy Friendship Day: Why being friend-zoned has its own benefits

Being friend-zoned is often considered as a toxic concept, a relationship where one benefits and the other suffers. However, if friendship is considered a valued treasure how can being friend zones get that wrong? Although friend-zoned partners often suffer from uncertainty and awkwardness, we look at the bright side of being in the friend zone.

1: No bad endings:
The best thing about being friend-zoned you wont have to worry about things going wrong till the time you are into the zone. You will always have his/her back and they will have yours. Bad endings and breakups can create a scar that can never be repaired. Fortunately that is  a reality for Friend-zoned relationship

2: No Expectations:
There are absolutely no expectations in the Friend Zone. It is a safe place of having fun without any unwanted commitments. Even if you do something wrong, a friend will always forgive you no matter what. 

3: Will it work?
Just because you make for excellent friends doesn’t mean that you’ll be good in the relationship as well. Being friended doesn't leave you with that uncertainty or the pressure of trying hard to keep your relationship from falling apart.  

4. You’ll always be the first one:
If she/he has considered you as ‘the’ friend, you’d be the first shoulder she comes to if anything happens in her life. Friends are partners in crime and you cannot deny the facts that boyfriends are not meant for that.

India, Bangladesh, Malaysia and UAE celebrate Friendship Day on the first Sunday of August. The history of Friendship Day dates back to 1958 when World Friendship Crusade proposed it. From your day-to-day musings to endless banter, from sharing your joys and sorrows to just chilling in each other's company, friendships are relationship best realised without any demand or complaint.

First Published: Sunday, August 04, 2019 08:04 AM
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