Who Is A Good Friend? Essay

858 Words Apr 24th, 2016 4 Pages
Who is a good friend? Everyone has different personalities making it difficult to limit the definition of what good friends should be to just one single definition. Even though there are several views and perspectives of what a good friend should be, there are some characteristics that remains the same. For me, a good friend is someone who is always there for you when you need them, they are trustworthy, loyal, and honest no matter what. A good friend is someone that you have fun with, someone who cheers you up when you are having a bad day; a good friend provides safety, comfort, and happiness. A good friend is someone who is always there for you, through good times and bad times. I can recall after my husband’s funeral when everyone had gone their separate ways I was all by myself – depressed, sad and lonely. Shadia (my best friend in Jamaica) would call me every night to make sure I was doing ok, and even stayed on the phone with me until I fell asleep. Calls from Jamaica are very expensive and even though it was expensive for Shadia, she did not let the cost prevent her for being there to comfort me during my times of sorrow; she was very supportive. There are countless examples of Shadia being there for me; she was there for me during another significant moment in my life; she was there to help me celebrate when I was getting married and encourage me to not be nervous. Shadia is the epitome of a good friend, someone who is there for you in good and bad times. Another…

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