1. A simple friend, when visiting, acts like a guest….. A real friend opens your refrigerator and helps himself and doesn’t feel even the least bit weird shutting your ‘beer/Pepsi drawer’ with her/his foot!
2. A simple friend has never seen you cry… A real friend shoulder is soggy from your tears..
3. A simple friend doesn’t know your parents’ first names…. A real friend has their phone numbers in his address book.
4. A simple friend brings a bottle of wine to your party…. A real friend comes early to help you cook and stays late to help you clean.
5. A simple friend hates it when you call after they’ve gone to bed…. A real friend asks you why you took so long to call.
6. A simple friend seeks to talk with you about your problems…. A real friend seeks to help you with your problems.
7. A simple friend wonders about your romantic history… A real friend could blackmail you with it!
8. A simple friend thinks the friendship is over when you have an argument…. A real friend calls you after you had a fight.
9. A simple friend expects you to always be there for them…. A real friend expects to always be there for you!