What Makes a Real Friend?

A friend sent this to me and I think it’s too good not to share with you all.

A simple friend, when visiting, acts like a guest.
A real friend opens your refrigerator and helps himself.

A simple friend has never seen you cry.
A real friend shoulder is soggy from your tears.

A simple friend doesn’t know your parents’ first names.
A real friend has their phone numbers in his address book.

A simple friend brings a bottle of wine to your party.
A real friend comes early to help you cook and stays late to help you clean.

A simple friend hates it when you call after they’ve gone to bed.
A real friend asks you why you took so long to call.

A simple friend seeks to talk with you about your problems.
A real friend seeks to help you with your problems.

A simple friend wonders about your romantic history.
A real friend could blackmail you with it!

A simple friend expects you to always be there for them.
A real friend expects to always be there for you!

Thanks, Mel! You are definitely a real friend for me (please don’t blackmail me with my romantic history!!!)

2 Comment

  1. John says: Reply

    Some of us could blackmail you with other stuff, too.

  2. Girlfriend, I would never dream of blackmailing you! 🙂 We know too much about each other. It would be competitive blackmailing.

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