Advice: Meaning Behind A Person With No Friends?

Hello Everyone!

It’s still a somewhat rainy Friday here in New York City. How’s the day going on your side of the globe today? I have been rather busy this week at work but I’m giving you not one but two blog posts today! I’m reminding you yet again that my first children’s book “Not All Girls Play With Dolls” is available in e-book, paperback, and hardcover on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes. The same reminder goes for my first adult book entitled, “Construction Tales: Volume I: A Woman’s Journey To Become An Electrician”. I opted to share with you even more Quora advice. You are getting a double slice of advice today. I know you’re excited for more reading material. 😛 I’m honored to be sharing more reading material with you while on your break. This Quora advice is on the meaning of a person who has no friends. I’m an introvert by nature and absolutely love solitude. I also was that teenager that had one friend in middle school and one friend in high school. I moved away my senior year so flew solo my last year of high school. As an adult, my inner circle is super small. Even as a kid, I didn’t want to open up to people. I didn’t want them to know how poor or strict my household was that I grew up in. My dad didn’t believe that I needed friends since they could serve as a gateway for bad behavior. I wasn’t allowed to use the phone as a teenager either. These various childhood factors made me into a tough introvert. I used my school work as a distraction for how I perceived my home life in my teen years. I had to chop a cord of wood and had an intense cleaning schedule after school after I finished my homework. You know it’s not normal when you find a “break” by going to military boot camp. Because of my background, I find a person with no friends to be a rather guarded person. I certainly wouldn’t consider them to be a loser in life. I see friendship as requiring some level of vulnerability in order to develop that friendship. Over time, you bond over similar interests and have a low level of intimacy. The social skills required to connect with others can be challenging and not everyone possesses them. Our child years are where we develop these skills. If we don’t have great examples growing up, social skills don’t automatically translate into adulthood. You also have to have the mindset to endure the negative aspects of a large social circle. No matter how you present yourself, there will always be a person who is jealous and/or has an opinion on your life. You can successfully dodge that style of drama by limiting your social circle. I understand that, for the social butterfly, not having friends can impact a person’s life. I find it fascinating that a person’s social calendar can deeply impact their mental health. I never want to see anyone have poor mental health because of external factors. We are all guilty of this any time we allow a disagreement with a loved one to impact our day. Well, what is your interpretation of a person who doesn’t have any friends? Let me know your thoughts, whether it is either side of the coin, by dropping it down in the comment section down below. Without giving too much away, go ahead and check out the question and my response down below:

POSED QUESTION:

“What does it mean to others if someone doesn’t have any friends?”

By Rachel M

MY RESPONSE:

“I’m sure that answer lies if you are either an introvert or extrovert and how you see life through your lens. A social butterfly must have a social circle. Their mental health hinges on the status of their social calendar. I know the recent global pandemic deeply impacted the extroverts of society. Meanwhile, an introvert doesn’t mind the quiet time at all. As an introvert, you won’t have a tremendous amount of friends. That feature is not a comfortable thing for an introvert. You may not even want to be involved with a big group of people. Dealing with people is like nails on a chalkboard for an introvert. Being friends with people can bring on gossip, drama, unforeseen headaches, jealousy, trust issues, etc. I fall into the introvert category and have a very small social circle. I don’t see anything wrong with a person who doesn’t have a big social circle. However, it may be a red flag if the person has ZERO friends and writes angry manifestos on social media. Then again, everyone who shares their opinions publicly are not serial killers either. Proper social skills are not absorbed by all humans either. Some people are just socially awkward. Therefore, social gatherings are hard to endure. Just remember that not everyone thinks and/or acts just like you. I wish you luck and much success on your life path! #ConstructionTales #VerballyDisastrous #NotAllGirlsPlayWithDolls”

By Leslie M. Jasper

https://www.quora.com/What-does-it-mean-to-others-if-someone-doesnt-have-any-friends/answer/Leslie-Jasper-3

I thank you for swinging briefly by my advice post today. What is your interpretation when you hear about a person with no friends? If my advice causes you to think about the matter even for a moment, let me know. Let me know if you either like or dislike my advice? I thank you in advance for offering a different perspective. I found out that The #VerballyDisastrous Podcast is #58 on the list of a top 100 of career minded & working women podcasts on Feedspot.com. I have the link to this top 100 list up above at the top of this blog post. I’m also sharing my latest (8) podcast episodes that are listed down below from The Verbally Disastrous Podcast, via links for Spotify & YouTube down below. If you are into reading on a Kindle, check out my newest short story release that belongs to my Construction Tales-Told By A Woman Kindle Vella Library short story series on Amazon down below. This new short story #11 is entitled, “Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools”. This short story covers my life as a widowed, single mother in the era when I juggled both motherhood and my career as a journeywoman electrician. The previous short story is #10 is entitled, “Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice”. If anyone has read any of my other previous short stories, by all means, let me know what you think? Check out the links for my book #ConstructionTales down below. I’m sharing with you some advice posts while juggling my work duties. Try your best to finish up this Friday and get ready for the weekend. Have yourself a great morning/afternoon/evening on your side of the globe and a restful or productive day!

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Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #43: Part A- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

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Verbally Disastrous! Season #1, Episode #45: Part C- Tramping In Cali! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous! Season #2, Episode #46:Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice On YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast! S#2, Ep. #47: Part A- Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast! S#2, Ep. #48: Part B- Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast- S#2, Episode #49: Just Released Not All Girls Play With Dolls!! on YouTube:

Verbally Disastrous Podcast- S#2, Episode #50: My First 7 Weeks As A Site Safety Manager on YouTube:

I recently shared my latest short story that has been loaded up to my Construction Tales-Told By A Woman Kindle Vella Library on Amazon. This is short story #11 entitled, “Juggling Motherhood & Working With The Tools”. This short story covers my life as a widowed, single mother in the era when I juggled both motherhood and my career as a journeywoman electrician. I share the various challenges I faced and lessons learned along the way. The previous short story is entitled: #10: “Early Life Lessons & Characters To Meet As An Apprentice”. I decided to write about some life lessons such as guarding your personal information, managing nasty rumors, combating sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and racism. Overall, the construction culture has improved dramatically over the past 25-years. Developing both a thick skin and a sharp tongue are key tools needed to survive various jobsite antics. I hope you learn something from this short story. There are more to come. These short stories are now also available as Verbally Disastrous podcast episodes.

Construction Tales- Told By A Woman: (11) Kindle Vella Short Stories On Amazon!!

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Cheers!
Leslie M. Jasper

-Author And Host of the #VerballyDisastrous podcast now alive on many platforms that include: Acast, Amazon Music, Anchor, Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Castbox, Deezer, Google Podcasts, I Heart Radio, Listen Notes, Overcast, Pandora Podcasts, Player FM, Pocket Casts, Pod Bean, Podchaser, Podcast Addict, Podcast Gang, Radio Public, Reason, Soundcloud, Soundtrap, Spotify, Stitcher, Tune In, and YouTube.

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