To cultivate a healthy and lasting friendship, there are certain qualities you should have.
Here are 9 qualities of a good friend
1. A GOOD FRIEND IS HONEST
A good friend is honest and speaks openly from the heart. A good friend won’t say something when with you and say something else behind you.
2. A GOOD FRIEND IS DEPENDABLE
A good friend is dependable and will never let you down. A good friend is someone you can always count on and someone who is willing to stand up for you.
3. A GOOD FRIEND IS NON-JUDGMENTAL
A good friend won’t judge the choices you make, regardless of how these choices may differ from theirs.
4. A GOOD FRIEND IS LOYAL
Loyalty is a trait a good friend has. A good friend is loyal, won’t let others criticize you and won’t gossip about you.
5. A GOOD FRIEND WILL ALWAYS SUPPORT YOU
A good friend won’t be supportive only in good times; a good friend will also support you in bad times.
6. A GOOD FRIEND IS FUN TO BE WITH
A good friend isn’t someone who is always negative but is someone whose company you will always enjoy. A good friend always sees the positive side of life.
7. A GOOD FRIEND SHOWS EMPATHY
A good friend always knows when his/her friend isn’t feeling okay because a good friend tries to understand what is going on with a friend.
8. A GOOD FRIEND LISTENS
A good friend understands the importance of communication and values it too. A good friend understands communication isn’t effective only when we talk but it becomes effective when we listen. A good friend listens.
9. A GOOD FRIEND IS TRUSTWORTHY
A good friend is someone you can trust when you are vulnerable. A good friend is someone you can be real with.
To develop a meaningful and lasting friendship, you need to have these qualities.