Do you call your friends on their birthdays?

posted 3 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
1747 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I never call anyone on their birthdays…except my immediate family…but I always send birthday cards to my besties and FB messages to everyone else…

It’s a sign of the times, I guess!  

Post # 4
2675 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014 - Madison, WI

I usually text and/or facebook message. Though with some of my close friends we still get together for birthdays. One of my Bffs and I are only one day apart so we usually always do something to celebrate our birthdays. There are also some people I still send cards to as well! They always seem to appreciate it so much.

Post # 5
7654 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

@doubtingdebbieah:  I don’t and neither does DH. We will call parents and that’s about it.

He has one friend that does though, and we always make it a point to call her becuase her birthday is Christmas Day, and she always gets jipped out of a birthday, lol. So I always remind DH that it is her b-day, and to call her since she always remembers everyone else’s birthday.

Post # 6
2851 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

My parents don’t even call me on my birthday anymore! It’s all by text!

Post # 7
2546 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

very close friends

Post # 8
2419 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

I usually just send a text because I am working ridiculous hours and don’t have much time to talk on the phone.

Post # 9
2962 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

@Artificial-Sweetener:  WOW!

I dont get calls I get texts or FB messages from most of my friends. My cousin who was also my MOH calls me and sings happy bday to me. She always tries to be the first one to call me. I do the same for her as well. Our bdays are 4 days apart and though we are about 2 1/2 hrs away, we try to spend some timee together for our bdays. She’s my bestie!

Post # 10
454 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2014 - Philadelphia, PA

@doubtingdebbieah:  I call family members on their birthdays, Facebook posts for close friends/other friends, and text messages for really close friends.

Post # 11
839 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

I call my parents and my sister. I assume most people have plans on their birthday so I don’t want to interrupt them with a phone call. I send cards to a lot of friends, and I text and/or facebook message most friends on their birthdays. 

Post # 12
2823 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

My close friends I definitely call them on their birthdays and others I’ll just send a text.

Post # 13
1157 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

I do call my friends on their birthdays! I send cards too. 

Post # 14
3570 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I call my close friends and send them a card in the mail.

Post # 15
11772 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

I call my Mom. That’s it! Everyone else gets a text/FB message!

Post # 16
10453 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2011

I never did.  I figure they are busy with plans and phone calls from family.  It’s difficult enough finding a time for my parents when the phone isn’t busy.

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