Peer Relations and Loneliness Within Different Cultures

  • Malka Margalit


In the beginning of the school year, Roni, a 9-year-old shy girl, told her father quietly: “This year I wish to have many good friends.” Her father was surprised, and asked, “Don’t you already have many friends?” Sara, her older sister who listened to their conversation remarked, “Don’t you understand? Kids desperately need best friends.” Then quietly she said almost to herself: “This is also my wish for the new year.”


Social Competence Good Friend Social Withdrawal Friendship Quality School Adjustment 
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  1. 1.Constantiner School of EducationTel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael

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