Have you ever heard of the law of diminishing returns?
Check out the this web page about law of diminishing returns.
I am going to apply that concept to social relationships. It seems to me that the more I try to increase social contacts with family and friends, the less success I achieve.
It also seems to me that after many years of such efforts, I would learn. But no, not me. I’ve even tried the internet social network services to increase the opportunities of contact.
But, that is a whole other story. Read my thoughts about that over here.