Today’s prompt is about “delayed contact“.
I would not get along with someone I don’t know.
Ahh…wait. It’s not that I would not get along with them. I would not “know how” to get along with them. They would be strangers, irregardless of the “ties that bind” be it genes or a 30 year friendship. Its weird though, I have met people who in a very very short period of time we have established a very tight bond on certain levels… a period of time significantly shorter than it has taken me to foster some of my 20+year friendships. It’s not that we’re all of a sudden “tight” with each other, it’s that we’ve “clicked”, and “I get you. I understand you in ways that our personalities make it easy to then “get to know each other”.
So if I think about the people I’ve known for a long time and whether or not meeting them for the first time now….would we get a long? I would say for most of them, a resounding yes! It’s because as an adult I know the type of people I want to surround myself with and even if I’m meeting them for the first time now-the people from my most recently established friendships… I would definitely get along with them.
So I’ve made a 180 degree shift in my idea from where I started when writing this post.
I would actually get a long with someone I don’t know. 🙂