Is anger important in friendship?

Canada
September 29, 2009 7:54am CST
Do you think anger is important in friendship? One of my friends says that a friend should occassioanlly get angry and they should quarell. Such fighting makes friendship very interesting. Otherwise, friendship is boring. What do you have to say to this? Do you get angry with your friends and do you quarell often?
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@KrauseHome (34983)
• United States
1 Oct 09
Personally I tend to disagree with this one, as how many people would really want to have a friend that they are always arguing with? I can see maybe not agreeing on a few small things and having to compromise some, but arguing all the time is not good for anyone all of the time for sure. I would rather have people I can talk about things with and share things with that can be supportive for me even when things might not always be the Best.
• India
1 Oct 09
Every emotion is important in a friendship. No person is perfect, therefore anger, frustration will occasionally creep into a relationship and a good hearty quarrel and a nice make up is just the thing the doctor ordered. It just helps to release the tension amongst the friends and rejuvenates the relationship.
@coolcat123 (4392)
• India
29 Sep 09
Anger is an unecessary thing and not required at all in friendship.I never get angry with my friends and nor do I quarrel becoz I love my friends very much and donot want to take a risk of losing them as true friends are very rare and not easily got.
• India
29 Sep 09
It is not like friend should get anger but it generally happens and no one can avoid it. Almost every friendship has some big argument or a quarrel behind it. The main important reason for this that we become possessive about them and whenever they don't reply to us or msg us or call us we get anger and it happens and if they are all healthy arguments and quarrels its fine.
@Archie0 (4669)
29 Sep 09
Nah. People say that love and hate are two sides of the same coin. I think it's impossible to love someone and not get angry at them sometimes. One of the things I love most about being in love is knowing I can share the worst things about me - and he will love me anyway. The same is true when we fight - it's never a question about whether the love is still there. Often we get angriest at people we love. Of course, if you're angry all the time that's different.