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Balance Your Boyfriend Or Girlfriend And Your Friends

By Edited Aug 3, 2015 0 1

People can easily spend too much or too little time with their boyfriend or girlfriend; on the contrary, people can just as easily spend too much or too little time with their friends. The key in achieving a balance between your boyfriend or girlfriend and your friends is allotting the time as evenly as possible. Obviously over time you will probably gravitate towards spending more time with your boyfriend or girlfriend rather than your friends; however, during the beginning of a relationship this virtual balance must be created.

It is nearly impossible to pinpoint the exact amount of hours that it will take to make each party happy and ultimately achieve the perfect balance between your girlfriend or boyfriend and your friends; however, an absolutely even amount of time with both is definitely a good place to start. From there you can slowly fine tune those hours that are allotted to each until you can achieve that balance. There is no guarantee that your girlfriend or boyfriend and/or your friends will be happy with the amount of time; however, if you are achieving a balance of both your girlfriend or boyfriend and your friends, they will all be happy for the simple fact that they are getting just as much time as the other party. You can learn how to balance your boyfriend or girlfriend and your friends relatively easily; but you must realize that it will take some planning and effort. You must also realize that you will not win every single time; for every time that you make your bo

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yfriend or girlfriend happy you are risking making your friends sad, and vica-versa. With enough knowledge and skills, you will soon be able to find that perfect balance between your boyfriend or girlfriend and your friends.

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 Weekdays

Everybody knows that there are 5 weekdays in a week, Monday through Friday...right? Yes this is true; however, not when it comes to finding a balance between your boyfriend or girlfriend and your friends. most people tend to go out primarily on Fridays and Saturdays, so that leaves Sundays through Thursdays to be those nights devoted to simply hanging out. So for the rest of this article weekdays refer to the days that fall in the Sunday through Thursday category.

Simply put, you must allot the same amount of days to both your boyfriend or girlfriend and your friends. Now we have realized that there are 5 days in a week, so does that mean that you

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have to spend two and a half days with each? No, fortunately its not that complicated! You can balance the weekdays with your boyfriend or girlfriend and your friends on a bi-weekly basis; furthermore, you should be spending 5 out of the 10 weekdays with each party on a bi-weekly basis.

Weekends

Just as it was stated in the previous paragraph, people tend to go out on Fridays and Saturdays, so for the sake of the balance we will consider those days as being the weekends. This is probably one of the hardest part about balancing your boyfriend or girlfriend and your friends; moreover, this is especially true if most of your friends are single. However, like I said in the beginning of this article, you may have to make one party sad to make the other party happy. In order to balance your boyfriend or girlfriend and your friends you must try to spend one weekend day or night with each of them. This may cause a slight problem when per say two friends are having their birthday parties the Friday and Saturday in the same weekend; this can be okay as long as you

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make up for it by spending the Friday and Saturday with your boyfriend or girlfriend during the following weekend. However, this should be a rare occurrence, and should not be the norm in the balance.

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Special Occasions

We also understand that there are special occasions that serve as exceptions such as best friends' birthdays, family events, and going away parties. You do not have that much control over these as they are all nearly necessary to attend; nonetheless, they will likely interrupt your attempt to find a balance between your boyfriend or girlfriend and your friends. Even with that being said, you must make every attempt that is in your power to balance how many of these events that you attend for each party. One of the only ways to do this successfully is to incorporate these special events with your weekend or weekday balance; by doing this you will surely be able to achieve and overall balance between your boyfriend or girlfriend and your friends.

Days Off Of Work Or School

It would also be unfair if you were to spend 1 hour on Tuesday with your boyfriend or girlfriend after work, and 6 hours on Wednesday with your friends when you are off of work. In order to achieve a balance between your boyfriend or girlfriend and your friends you must try to balance your days off of work between both of them. This may be extremely difficult or extremely easy depending on when your days off of work are. For instance if you have 2 weekdays off of work every week you can simply split them up; however, if you have 1 weekday and 1 weekend night off of work you will have to organize it on a bi-weekly basis and balance the hours between the parties accordingly. This can become even more difficult if you do shift work, and you have some mornings and some evenings off. However, as long as you make a great attempt to find a balance on your days off between your boyfriend or girlfriend and your friends, you will have no problem making everybody happy!

Going Out With Their Friends

In addition to balancing your boyfriend or girlfriend and your friends, you must also attempt to balance the time that you spend solely with your boyfriend or girlfriend along with the time that you spend with their friends. This is balance is obviously uneven as most of the time people spend more time with their spouse than with their spouses friends; however, it still remains to be a balance.

Balancing your boyfriend or girlfriend and your friends can be a daunting task, especially when you are young and most of your friends are not in a relationship. However, no matter the situation, this balance is always possible. To effectively achieve this balance you must try and incorporate the special events, days off of work, and time with their friends with your weekend and weekday balance that you have set up. Once this balance between your boyfriend or girlfriend and your friends has been found, it can easily be tweaked to suit yours and their needs. Use the tips that are provided in this article and you will surely put a smile on everybody's face, which will in turn put a smile on yours :)

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Comments

Jul 9, 2010 12:43pm
divaonline
Valid points for people trying to manage their social world. People who have to use these tips are lucky to have so many people in their lives. Only thing missing is a day for yourself without friends.
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