(Closed) Do you call your friends on their birthdays?

posted 5 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
1736 posts
Bumble bee

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
2610 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
7649 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

@doubtingdebbieah:  I don’t and neither does Darling Husband. 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 Darling Husband that it is her b-day, and to call her since she always remembers everyone else’s birthday.

Post # 6
2831 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

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

Post # 7
2555 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
2965 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 Maid/Matron of Honor 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
453 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
2822 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
1150 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

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

Post # 14
3572 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

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

Post # 15
12247 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

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

Post # 16
10589 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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