Do friendships require a minimal time investment to maintain the friendship?

 
Choices Percentage Count
  Total 318
Yes
68.55%
218
No
22.64%
72
It depends because...
0.63%
2
closeness of friendship
0.31%
1
The more time you have already invested, and the more you have in common, then the less time you need to maintain
0.31%
1
sometimes friends just understand eachother and know the other person is busy so they realize they won't be spending much time together.
0.31%
1
distance, life
0.31%
1
Other
6.92%
22
Old friends tend to grow apart due to kids etc.. Otherwise yes.
0.31%
1
some friendships will last through a longer patch of no contact than others
0.31%
1
some do and some don't
0.31%
1
you can always get back together if you like the person. And of course they're your friend in the meantime even though you don't speak.
0.31%
1
Some friendships stay very well grounded
0.31%
1
how long you've known them for
0.31%
1
people are different
0.31%
1
If it's a very old friend, this is rarely a requirement
0.31%
1
it often does, but there are some people that I can just instantly regain that rapport.
0.31%
1
Every friend I have, I love for different reasons.
0.31%
1
On the one hand, yes. On the other hand, a friend is someone who you know will remain loyal even if you are separated for several years.
0.31%
1
of the nature of the friendship.
0.31%
1
some people don't change that much over time, so it is easy to remain friends.
0.31%
1
…people can change in ways that affect your friendship—or not. You don’t find out until you talk to them whether anything has changed (Schrödinger’s friend). [I’m allowed to use that analogy, I’m a physicist by training.]
0.31%
1
of life
0.31%
1
you dont lose good friends if you dont see each other, you are still a good friends
0.31%
1
location
0.31%
1
some people are just compatible, like they are just waiting to be discovered
0.31%
1
sometimes circumstances disallow any chance of communication, but those few times when you do talk, it's like no time has passed at all.
0.31%
1
some people require more than others.
0.31%
1
sometimes you can not speak to eachother for months, but when you get together it's like you saw each other only yesterday.
0.31%
1
guys and girls are different. a guy can not see an old friend for a decade and still be friends. women can't seem to do that...
0.31%
1
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