How to Create a Friendly Relationship With Your neighbours
Relationship isn’t what yohu can build or develop overnight, it takes time before a strong and healthy relation could be created between two or more people in life.
In the same vein, having a friendly relationship with your neighbors is one thing you must endeavor to achieve as you are definitely going to benefit from it.
Your neighbors can watch over your kids if you are not at home, they can call you attention to any emergency, they can equally settle your bills while you are away. All of these will only happen if you share great intimacy with them.
So how can you develop a friendly relationship with your neighbors? Below are some important clues for you:
1. Introduce yourself to your neighbors
This is the first step you must take if you want to build a strong relationship with the people living in your compound.
Being a new tenant or the latest arrival in the compound, you are expected to introduce yourself to everyone.
Trust me! that would be the starting point of a strong and healthy relationship as they your neighbors will love to know more about you.
2. Endeavor to know your neighbors
Knowing your neighbors doesn’t stop at knowing their name or their apartment. It involves detecting their character — are they lousy, do they care for their children, and are they worth keeping as friend?
Are they reliable and trustworthy, do they possess few or all of what you desire in your friends? No one will provide the answer to this question unless you take your time to study them and know who they are and what they are capable of doing.
This will provide you with the information that will help you decide whether to get closer to them or to be mere neighbors.
3. Possess good manners and maintain high self-esteem
Your attitude can attract your neighbors to you. This is why you are advised to ensure that your attitude towards your neighbor is one that has all it takes to endear people to you.
You should know your boundary, don’t drop refuge in other’s apartment. Don’t disturb people’s comfort with loud songs and ensure that you don’t go beyond your boundaries. Respect them and maintain a good self-esteem.
4. Engage in social activities taking place in the compound or community
Another way to improve your relationship with your neighbors is by engaging in some of the social activities taking place in the compound.
In most communities, there are some sets of people who come together to form a social group where weekly contribution are been made in form of thrift.
Some groups are also formed in order to provide solution to the problems facing the compound, you should be part of any one of your choice in order to be cognizant of the things happening around you.
All of these we definetly help you create a friendly and cordial relationship with everyone around you.