Why We Form Relationships

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Why We Form Relationships
Corbin Smith
Estrella Mountain Community College

There are many reasons as to why we form relationships with a person. Appearance is one of those reasons. Most people claim that a person’s personality is the main reason why we get into a relationship with them and not by the way they look which is really not true. There has to be some type of attraction towards their appearance because the way they look is extremely important in the early stages of a relationship. Even if your appearance isn’t considered beautiful by societal standards, people will find you attractive if you’re just ordinary-looking with an amazing personality that fits the other persons needs. Attractive beauty may open doors to a relationship but it takes way more than just being attractive to keep a relationship going.

Forming relationships is the ultimate way to gaining attraction and love towards a certain person that you might want to be with for the rest of your life. Forming relationships is a skill that not many people consider to be important but it’s a skill that most people want so they can find their lifelong partner. My understanding of this skill is that we all have used it at some point in our lives to form relationship, whether if it’s just a friendship or more than that. Like I said before, appearance is one of the main things that jumpstart a relationship but it won’t be the only trait that’ll keep a bond going. Similarity, complementary, competence, disclosure, proximity, and rewards are all factors in how relationship is formed.

I’ve used this skill plenty of times because I’m a person who loves to make new friends and meet new people every single day. Whenever I get the chance to meet someone new, whether if I’m attracted to them or not, I try not to miss the opportunity. I met a girl in the beginning of this semester who is just the most gorgeous girl I’ve seen at this school so far. I had to take an opportunity to get to know this girl...
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