Essay about Keys of Being a Good Friend

609 Words Nov 22nd, 2010 3 Pages
The keys of being a good friend to those you consider are lifetime counterparts, instead of seasonal. Most people don’t realize with great friendship comes great responsibility that has to be shown on a daily basis. In order to have the friendship you want from someone you consider compatible to have yours, there are three steps I feel you have to honor. With these three things taken care of, I don’t see a problem occuring in any relationship that your involved in.

The first is trust, if you’re a trustworthy person to your friend there will never be any circumstances that he/she can count you out on. They’ll feel like your always gonna be there for them no matter te situation to come. Trust is key, simply bacuse there aren’t
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The ability to give and receive in a relationship, is the hardest thing to do. I’ve noticed simply because most people are secure with giving their all to someone else, being afraid they’re not gonna receive the same in return. Willingness is the most important thing because it builds a backbone to any type of relationship, giving you the acountability of being a person who’s always gonna be there for those who need you if you're able to help. If you’re the type of person that’s willing you’re a positive person that wants the best from you and those around you to make all of it possible.

When those three steps are taken care of, your almost guaranteed to have the healthiest relationship/friendship possible. Most people aren’t able to fit those traits, so when you find a person that fits those traits, I classify them as having the potential to be a true friend. They’re also easy to find out in a person because they're all actions in an everyday sequence that you’ll eventually find out hanging around the person, so my advice to you is pay close attention to those three key things and you’ll never have a problem finding someone you can call a friend and actually show there are a great friend

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