It’s in these silent moments that you truly get to know someone..

Dharani Bharat
3 min readMay 24, 2023


As a 37-year-old male, I’ve come to realize that the best relationships are built on a foundation of comfort, especially in those moments of serene silence. In a world that constantly bombards us with noise and distractions, finding someone with whom you can share a peaceful silence is a treasure beyond measure.

There’s something extraordinary about being able to sit in the same room with another person and not feel the need to fill the air with meaningless chatter. It’s a connection that goes beyond words, where understanding and companionship are felt in the absence of spoken language. In those moments, you can truly appreciate the beauty of simply being in each other’s presence.

In a world that often prizes constant communication and the constant need to be heard, finding solace in silence can be challenging. We live in an age where technology has made it easier than ever to stay connected, yet genuine connections seem harder to come by. But amidst the chaos, those rare moments of tranquility hold immense value.

When you can sit with someone and feel completely at ease, not pressured to engage in conversation or prove anything, it’s a testament to the depth of your connection. It’s a bond forged through shared experiences, mutual understanding, and an unspoken appreciation for one another. It’s the kind of bond that only time and genuine investment can cultivate.

In these moments of silence, you can truly be yourself without fear of judgment or expectation. There’s no need to put on a facade or filter your thoughts. You can simply exist, allowing the silence to envelop you both and create a space where you can find solace, rejuvenation, and a deep sense of peace.

It’s in these silent moments that you truly get to know someone. You can observe their body language, their subtle expressions, and the emotions that flicker across their face. It’s a form of communication that transcends words, allowing you to connect on a level that is often elusive in the fast-paced world we inhabit.

In a society that often values the loudest voices and the most outgoing personalities, it’s easy to overlook the beauty of silence. But true connections are not forged through constant noise; they are nurtured in the quiet moments, where vulnerability and authenticity can flourish.

So, as a 37-year-old man, I’ve learned to cherish those relationships where silence is not awkward, but cherished. It’s in those relationships that I feel the most comfortable, the most understood, and the most at peace. To find someone who can share that sacred silence with you is a gift — one that should never be taken for granted.

So, here’s to the bonds built on the unspoken, the connections forged in the quiet moments, and the people who make our hearts feel at home, even in the absence of words. May we always treasure the beauty of comfortable silence, for it is in those moments that some of life’s most profound connections are found.