How do you know when someone is a good friend

posted 3 years ago in Relationships
Post # 3
5905 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2018

@Ap2010:  …they don’t get all butt hurt if I can’t take the time to talk to them all the freakin time…sometimes, I’m lucky if I see one of my oldest and best friends twice a year, they’ve got their lives, I’ve got mine…if they needed me, I’d be there…but we don’t need to be in each other’s faces all the time.

Post # 5
4956 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

@Ap2010:  They actually take time to ask you about your life. They don’t just talk about themselves.

Post # 6
1362 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2014 - Turf Valley

@weatherbug:  +100000


Biggest problem w/my friends.


Post # 7
3731 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Here we go again. 

Post # 8
3659 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

This shouldn’t be something you have to hyper-analyze. With all of your posts about friends, and what they are, and how many people have, and how many are invited to weddings, etc, etc, I think you would really benefit from talking to a professional about some of these issues.

Post # 9
1289 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

I guess it depends on your age, maturity level, and whether or not you have relationship issues. At the age of 25 and where I am in my life, I just know. Just because someone hits all the marks doesn’t automatically make someone a good friend…and just because someone is unable to hit all the marks doesn’t necessarily make someone a terrible friend either. It is highly situational. 

Good rule to follow? If you have to ask, they probably aren’t. 

Post # 10
1706 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

They’ll help you hide the body….ha!

Post # 11
4072 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

OP, have you taken classes or talked with professionals about things like friendship? There are a lot of ways to learn about social situations and what is appropriate – but the internet is probably one of the worst places. Is there a school counselor whom you can ask about it?

I fear that you will be taken advantage of on the internet (and from pervious posts on other accounts, it sounds like you have).

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