What Makes Someone A Good Friend Essay

713 Words Jul 17th, 2016 3 Pages
When I think about what makes someone a good friend, I think about all the qualities of my friends. My definition of a friend, is someone who always has my back no matter what, and will help me if I’m in trouble. A friend has to be someone I trust and who trusts me in return. Another important quality in a friend is someone who I can talk to, and makes me laugh.

One of the most important traits of a friend, is someone who will help you if you need it. One personal experience I had with this was when my friends, Hayden and Heather, and we all out driving around late at night. We were on our way home from going up to a party in Louisville, it was three in the morning, and we were all super tired. I was driving Heather’s car and we had just gotten off the bridge to get back to Indiana and I hit a deer and if you know anything about deer you know that if you hit one it really messes up your car. I didn’t know what to do. We had no money, and were stranded. One thought was racing through my mind: what would I tell my mom, how could we get it fixed, and most importantly how could I stay out of trouble. Heather called up her brother to come and tow the car. Her actions that night made me realized that a true friend would takes risks for each other.

A strong friendship also depends upon mutual trust. If you can’t trust each other then it is impossible to establish a strong relationship. In the past, I’ve had friends that cannot keep secrets to…

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