What Is The Real Definition Of A Good Friend?

We all know the phrase “a friend in need is a friend indeed” . But did you know the difference between good friends and toxic friends ? Well , We all have a friend who’s bad-tempered a little jealous and somewhat conceited ? Do you think he or she is a true friend to you?

Let’s see today . We’ve got 10 major differences between good friends and toxic friends, that you should consider and don’t forget to hit that (thumbs) up button.Because it’s important for us.

Number one, good friends celebrate your success,they’re really happy with your promotion at work,your new relationships or even your new shiny car.They’ll be the first to call you and say , “ hey ! well done ! Congratulations ! Let’s go out and celebrate.” They’re always very proud of you.

Toxic friends get jealous of your achievements , even your smallest achievements enrage them,they cannot put up with the idea that someone’s business is going well.They can like your photos on Instagram , but when you meet them in person. It’s easy to notice . They’re jealous of you.It’s literally written on their faces.

Number two , good friends know the importance of your alone time.Sometimes , we all can’t stand the hustle and bustle of big cities , so we need our private time . Spend this time on meditating thinking , reading good books or walking . Our true friends understand this , and never get offended even if we cancel weekend plans with them.

Toxic friends try to occupy all your time. They’re like spiders.They literally need all your time and attention . They easily get offended when you want to spend some time alone and complain about you to others . You always feel guilty when you say no to them.

Number three , good friends are caring and empathetic.They say “ Wow! you look great “ even if you have bed hair and wearing a rubble t-shirt.They never judge your appearance , and they always know how to cheer you up.

Toxic friends judge and criticize you , “Oh! Where’d you get that weird hat , you look terrible !” They never miss an opportunity to point out your shortcomings , even the smallest ones . They hide behind the phrase “I just want to help you”, but they don’t help at all . They make you feel awkward and uncomfortable.

Number four, good friends respect you and value your friendship . You’re a very important person for them . They know how to argue without being personal,also if something goes wrong when you travel together.

Toxic friends lose their tempers easily . They can even shout at you in front of other friends or in public . They’ll just laugh at all the troubles . If something goes wrong or not according to their plan , they lose their temper very quickly and become a monster.

Number five , good friends enjoy exchanging opinions . They’re interested in your opinion and always listen to you if they disagree with you. They’ll express it in the mildest form .

Toxic friends only want to win an argument . They hardly reckon with your opinion , because they think that only they are right and they tryto prove it by any means.

Number six , good friends believe your words well . Of course , they won’t believe you if you say you’re moving to mars next weekend . But they usually believe all your stories when you tell them something interesting for instance from documentaries . They believe every word.

Toxic friends doubt everything you say , they’re like “Are you sure? I think it’s better than ask google” . No matter what you say , they always want to double-check.

Number seven , good friends call you because they miss you. How was your day is , everything okay ? If you miss your class or work , they’ll be the first to call to ask whether you’re alright.They miss you, and they worry about you .

Toxic friends find you only when they need your help . “ hey, can you pick me up right now ? Help me with my work walk , My dog .” No ! Come on ! World friends numberings good friends except you the way you are . Even if you wear all bright colors together , sing on the streets or spend all your weekends riding a canoe . They appreciate your wings . They don’t care , they love you .

Toxic friends try to change and control you . They always say something like what’s better for you , is or you have to try this . They find it hard to reconcile themselves with your lifestyle. Let’s be honest their advice is so.

Number nine , good friends know that everyone has their friends , and they won’t judge you for that . They might even become good friends with your other friends if you introduce them to each other . If not , they’ll still respect the fact that you like to spend time with yourother friends and colleagues.

Toxic friends don’t like your other friends . Remember , they’re like spiders . They don’t want to share you with other people and even with your family . They always want to be the center of your life

Number ten , good friends know how to keep a secret . If you tell them “ please don’t tell anyone “, they’ll take it seriously , don’t worry , your secrets won’t fly around the world.

Toxic friends say things they shouldn’t say and they always add “I shouldn’t have told you this” . If your friend tells you other secrets , it means he or she would spread your secrets . As well , just avoid their company gossip is not the best pastime .

So , have you recognized some of your friends?

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Inna

Media Operations Manager of YepPost.com: I’m a therapist and emotion specialist and I am passionate about helping people understand the world of emotions, I like to write about self-improvement and achieving excellence.