Real friendships are rare jewels to be protected, appreciated and polished to keep them gleaming. Simple friendships, which skim the surface and mean very little, abound...and then, there are real friendships...see if you agree with the following differences between the two.
A simple friend, when visiting, acts like a guest. A real friend opens your refrigerator and helps herself.
A simple friend has never seen you cry. A real friend has shoulders soggy from your tears...
A simple friend doesn't know your parents' first names. A real friend has their phone numbers in her address book.
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.
A simple friend hates it when you call after she's gone to bed. A real friend asks you why you took so long to call.
A simple friend seeks to talk with you about your problems. A real friend seeks to help you with your problems.
A simple friend wonders about your romantic history. A real friend could blackmail you with it.
A simple friend thinks the friendship is over when you have an argument. A real friend calls you after you had a fight.
A simple friend expects you to always be there for her. A real friend expects to always be there for you!