Friendship is Personal but what is a ‘friend’? Can you think of different types of friendships that people have? Best friend Close friend(s) Acquaintance Fair-weather friend Frenemy.

To identify what makes a good friend. how we can be a good friend to others. Soul-mate A friend who shares exactly the same beliefs, values, ideas and outlook as you.

Someone you’ve met (maybe a few times), but don’t know a great deal about. A ‘friend’ who is only your friend because they want something from you. Someone who is your friend when you’re happy, but doesn’t care when you’re sad or in need.

Friends that you can rely on to share with you and include you in their activities. A friend who will never let you down when you need them.

Friendship comes in many shapes, sizes, and colors. I have seen many friendships work and many that did not. Being trustworthy is a very important factor in a friendship. If there is no trust then it is not going to work out. For example, I had to learn the hard way of choosing my friends.

I would confide my deepest secrets to one friend, and she was the only one that I told. A couple of days would go by and I would end up hearing my secrets from someone else. After this same incident happened one too many times I had to end our friendship. I was hurt because I could not trust my best friend and we were best friends for many years.

She was like a sister to me. She knew everything there was to know about me and I knew everything about her. I kept my promise to never tell her secrets, but she did not give me the same respect and keeping my deepest secrets with her. From personal experience, I have learned that trust has to be in a friendship in order for the friendship to work!

Loyalty should be a part of any friendship. It is being faithful to a person or duty. When the word duty is expressed it means to me, a person is finally complete when he or she has a faithful friend to understand them. They share all the passions, sorrows, and stand by them throughout life.

A true friend will stand by them through thick and thin. No matter what the problem is they would defend them. Friendship is like no other; it cares not about your past nor your future.

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