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10 Signs of a True Friend ...

By Melanie

Friends are always good to have around. If you have a true friend, then there are signs that will show. If you are curious as to whether or not you have a true friend, these 10 signs of a true friend should help you out.

10 They’re There when You Need Them

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Whenever you need the friend, they are there for you. At times, they will drop everything for you – no matter what. They do not make fun of you for your problems that you have an love listening to what you have to say.

9 They Don’t Date the Boy You like

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They do not date the boy that you like. Of course, if they do not know you like the boy, it does not count and you should not hold it against them. A true friend should not date a friend's crush.

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8 They Don’t Date Your Ex without Asking You

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Did you just break up with your boyfriend? If you see your “best friend” hugging up on your old boyfriend and kissing him right after you broke up, then obviously she was not your true friend. She could have been after your boyfriend all along.

7 They Come up with Cute Quotes about You

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I have a book that is full of cute quotes for best friends. Many girls send their quotes about their friends and send it to magazines. Has your friend done this for you?

6 They Talk to You on the Phone a Lot

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Your friend loves talking to you on the phone. It seems that the two of you could talk for hours and you still have things to talk about when it's time to hang the phone up.

5 They Give You Notes All the Time

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I remember those days - when walking down the hall, your friend hands you a note that they wrote just for you. Friends write each other notes from time to time, but it seems your best friend does this all the time. She enjoys writing you notes and telling you about her day through those notes and you love responding. The two of you have a box full of notes you wrote.

4 They do Your Hair

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Your friend loves to do your hair. You love to do your friend's hair. When she has a special date, you go over to her house to do her hair and she does the same thing for you.

3 They Remind You of Your Strengths

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When you are feeling down, your friend is there to remind you of your strengths. They give you encouraging words that pick you back off of the ground and then you realize your true strengths.

2 They Give You Small Surprises

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From time to time, your friend gives you small surprises. It does not have to be your birthday or any other holiday to get a present from her. She always seems to pick out the right presents for you as well.

1 They Let You Cry on Their Shoulder

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When you are sad, they lend their shoulder to let you cry on it. They are not afraid to get your tears on their skin and want to help you get through it all.

Those are 10 signs of a true friend. So, what do you think? Do you have a true friend? If you have a true friend, then you are gifted.

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