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Do you differentiate between friends, acquaintances, colleagues?

  1. breathe2travel profile image82
    breathe2travelposted 5 years ago

    Do you differentiate between friends, acquaintances, colleagues?

  2. lburmaster profile image82
    lburmasterposted 5 years ago

    Friends - They know most things about me. My style, favorite colors, schedule, hobbies, where I live, all of my accounts, etc.
    Acquaintances - They only know what little I tell them.
    Colleagues - They know my work and school schedule. What pets I have and how many, teaching style, etc.

  3. sangre profile image94
    sangreposted 5 years ago

    I don't confide as much to acquaintances or colleagues. I keep my private life private. My friends would be aware of what is happening to me on a day to day basis.

    I never feel comfortable talking to work colleagues about personal stuff. Acquaintances are people I wouldn't even thing about confiding in.

    It just seems to be one of those rules I live by.

  4. theseus profile image81
    theseusposted 5 years ago

    I do.

    Such that I only keep secrets, plans, fears and the likes with my friends. With my friends, there would never come a time that I will not feel guilty if I forgot something I should not have.

    For acquaintances and colleagues, yes, I'm friendly and civil towards them but I have inhibitions as to what to tell and whether i can trust them so I'd rather shy away from the sharing of confidential things.