Know Your Real Friends

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As we grow up, we learn who are our real friends. In some point of life, we know it’s not 100 or 1000s friends, only a good quality of friend circle is enough for life. Even a single friend is better than pretenders. Let’s have a look at 11 ways to know our real friends:

1] Finds Mistakes

Real friend will point out your mistakes. When you publish your work with mistakes, most viewers will make fun of you. A real friend will try best to make sure nothing goes wrong in your work. He/She will always give you a genuine response. Sometimes what clothes you wear and what makeup you put on may not get along well on you. They won’t appreciate your clothes or accessories to make you feel good. They don’t want people to crack jokes on your attire. They will give you the honest reply.

2] Listening Skills

They will listen to your stories with interest. Some friends will not bother to listen to you. Some will do the acting of listening. Some will only listen and forget it. But, real friends will listen, response and remember it.


3]No Misunderstanding

There will not be any misunderstanding for not being there physically present during bad or good times. They will understand, we all have life. They understand we may not share every bits of our life issues, but that does not mean we don’t value them.

4]No assumes

They will not assume your response as offensive. During calls or messages/chats, a staunch friend will not consider your any response as offensive reply. They don’t overthink bad about you when you don’t response to their calls or reply to their chat.


5]No bulk sorries

Some people repeat making mistakes. They keep lying but never improve after apologizing too. A true friend will not lie to you. Thus, there won’t be lots of sorries and forgiveness. There won’t be much emotional hurts and burdens in mind.

6]No drama

They won’t seek for your attention all the time. They will give you space. They won’t argue deliberately often on silly things. They will neither dominate nor manipulate you for their benefits. A true friendship can never be a toxic relationship.

7] No gossips

They will gossip with you but will not gossip about you. They will not help rumors about you to spread. They will fight with others for spreading fake stories about you.

 

 

8]Know the limit of jokes

A real friend will make fun of you. They will love cracking jokes on you all the time. But, they know the fine line of not hurting you with those words.


9] Freedom

With real friends, you are yourself. You don’t need to impress them. You don’t have to look good. You don’t have to be formal. You don’t have to think twice before saying anything.  There is no place for offending list.

10] Nurtures you

They don’t want you to be a bad person. They don’t want you to follow the wrong paths. They don’t want you to pursue the things that can hurt you. They don’t want you to hurt anyone else. When you are weak, they will bring out the confidence in you. Whenever they are around you, they will take care of your health. They only want to see good things happen to you and hence, they will always support you.

11] Trust Wins

When any third person tries to break the relation, they don’t believe them easily. They will discuss the matter softly with you rather than showing hatred towards you. This is the reason; trust can’t be broken up easily.

When one has got all those qualities, there is a sensible relationship. An individual possessing these qualities shows up the maturity to manage the friendship smoothly.

Which quality does your real friends have? Are you a real friend to someone? 😊

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20 comments

  1. It is not easy to find true friends,but when you have true friends you are lucky to grow surrounded with good companions.These are great tips to find real friends.Yes,real friends will point out your mistakes.

  2. Cristina Petrini says:

    How true … I thought I did it and I suffered the worst of betrayals!

    1. I definitely have very few friends. Those who stayed over the years.

  3. Yes! I’ve had to let go of friends who I realized were toxic and not truly there for me. I have a select few I am close to.

  4. One Creative Mommy says:

    You nailed all the good qualities in a true friend. I’m happy to say that I have some who fit those categories. Now I need to make sure that I do!

  5. This is such a powerful post, sometimes it is too late when we find out who are true friends are isn’t it? It is definitely good to have techniques in place which can help.

  6. Lyosha Varezhkina says:

    That is such an important post. True friends are very important but there are so many toxic friends which you don’t actually need in your life

  7. Sometimes it can take a lot to find out who your real friends are. I think some people are friends for a lifetime and some for a season. Everyone has a reason to be in your life, but that doesn’t mean they are meant to be there for the long term

  8. Real friends are far and few between. I sadly had to learn it the hard way. I made some changes in what it took to be considered my friend and now believe my circle is better.

  9. vicky hallnewman says:

    This is all so true, over the years i have had to let so many people go out of my life in order to keep the good ones in there.

  10. Yes, it is difficult to find real friends but when you get them they are your friends for life and even after years of not seeing each other you just pick up where you left off as if time had not passed.

  11. Princess Quinn says:

    This post makes a lot of sensible and valid points. I’ve learned quite a lot from this. As they say ” true friends stab you in the front “.

  12. wanderwithola says:

    What a wonderful post. I love how you pointed out #10, because I am a firm believer that real friends are the ones who support you to be a better person. Even though it could be hard, we need to let go those “friends” who just bring negativity into our lives. ~ Ola @ WanderWithOla

  13. This is so true. Really well said. I sometimes feel like I need to evaluate my friendships and this has given me a lot to think about!

  14. It’s quite difficult to find true friends nowadays. This post is definitely true and helpful. Very well said!

  15. This is a great list I wish we could learn these traits in school. I think listening is an important trait because people will hang with you but do not care to hear you pour your heart out.

  16. Alexandra Cook says:

    AS I got older, my real friends stayed in touch. We visit each other all the time and always have a good time.

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