Belenen (belenen) wrote,
Belenen
belenen

On friending:

Add me if you want: my journal is 95% public, and I certainly don't mind you adding me. No need to ask!

My lj-friends are very important to me, most of them I consider good friends. I invest in them, care about them, and show that however I can -- through commenting or sending presents or making icons, etc. Because of this, I only friend some people, not everyone, because I want to be able to keep up with my friends list, and make real connections.

If you friend me, I will check out your journal, read about 20 entries and your bio to see if I think we have potential to click, and that is how I will decide. Here are some things I look for in an lj-friend:

  • you have a desire to grow, to develop as a person. I think there are two types of people: those who actively seek to grow, and those who let life happen to them. We all waver between the two, of course -- I'm looking for people who always come back to that desire to mature.
  • you are honest and open, or at least have those qualities as a goal in life.
  • you post about personal thoughts and feelings as well as everyday life.
  • you are passionate, creative and intense.
  • you are openminded.
  • you usually lj-cut quizzes, memes, and surveys. (I don't mind one every now and then)
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