Quality Time
Jeffrey Hall, an associate professor of communication studies at the University of Kansas, recently conducted a study where he determined that it takes about 50 hours of time spent together for two people to become “casual friends” and at least 200 hours of quality time to become close friends.
Whether or not you believe the statistic, the reality is that it does take time to build close friendships and few of us seem to be willing to make that investment these days.
How long has it taken you to develop real friendships? What do you think contributed to those helping build those friendships?

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