Going the distance could be in reference to life long relationships, a potential boundary in a relationship specifically regarding intimacy, or it could be a Disney song from the movie Hercules.
None of those however, truly get the best picture of relationships that go the distance from end zone to end zone.
Endzone to Endzone Relationships.
These are the people in your life that can pick up any conversation and carry it the distance. They can meet you in the shallow end of the pool and talk about menial things for days.
Within the same conversation they can move into the wading area and share medium level conversation that goes beyond weather and sports and into details of life.
They even are able to cross over into the deep end and allow you to share your soul to them or likewise capable of sharing their should with you.
They do this seamlessly and with ease.
Some people can hang out in the shallow or deep end but have a hard time sharing everyday details of life.
Others cannot move past the shallow….or the deep…they only know one or the other. They cannot move end zone to end zone.
Still others cannot make it into either end—they are forever stuck in the middle. Never sharing too little…never sharing too much.
Then there are those friends that can be incredibly serious while seamlessly moving to the most meaningless (albeit funny) stuff. From the 50, to the 40, to the 30…they move from end zone to end zone flawlessly.
Can you identify any end zone to end zone relationships in your life? These are the people to vacation with.
Do you think this is a skill to acquire or something that is shared with certain people in your life?