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40 Things To Look For In A Best Friend

Updated on March 18, 2013
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Friendship is something we all need. Weather we agree with it or not, we are always in need of a good friend. And to have a friend that we can call a best friend is an added bonus. So, how can we tell if our friend is our BFF (Best Friend Forever!), or just a casual friend? Here is a list that will help you out. Now go ahead and sort out your friends, and find that gem that's called BFF, (couldn't we find a better acronym then this, jeez!).

The First 5:
They know your deepest darkest secrets, and still they stand by you.
They stand in line with you at midnight to get that Xbox game.
They are always there with you on your yo-yo dieting and exercising.
They will try weird and exotic food with you even though they are afraid of it.
They don't care if your house is messy.

10:
They enter your house from the back door.
They give you advice from the heart.
They are there to wipe off your tears....
They know you snore.
They have a way of telling you off, from the heart.

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15:

They spend more time with you then with their spouse.
They love to go shopping with you.
They will knock on your door in the middle of the night, when they need someone to talk to.
They will welcome you in the middle of the night when you need advice, or if you are sick.
They call your mom, mom.

20:
They tag along with you to your family reunions.
They don't mind sharing ice cream float with you.
They don't mind eating from your plate.
They always laugh at your jokes.
They defend you when you are not there.

25
They don't mind crashing on you sofa for the night.
They don't mind you crashing on their sofa for the night.
They always answer your calls.
They always reply to your emails.
They are always there for you!

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30:

They wear that polka dotted dress with you even if it doesn't look good on a guy!
They go out with you to paint the town at night, just to make sure you get back home safe.
They cry on your wedding.
They drive across miles to be with you when you get a divorce.
They like all the songs you like.

35:
They love all the movies you love!
They love to go apple picking with you.
They can sit and eat bags and bags of potato chips and watch you play skyrim on Xbox, for hours.
They will go and sit at the hairdresser and flip through those useless magazines, while you get your hair cut.
They love to listen to your dreams.

40:
They want you to be there on all their joyous moments.
They want you to be there when they cry.
They want you to listen to them when they have nothing to say.
They want you to try their first dessert that they made.
They want you to hold their hand when they cross that bridge.

Friendship, Best Friends Forever, is a glorious Thing!!



FRIENDS? I Will "Always" Be There For You!!

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      Rani 

      3 years ago

      No quoesitn this is the place to get this info, thanks y'all.

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      Mikasira 

      3 years ago

      That's a smart answer to a diilfcuft question.

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      5 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Thanks DDE, for the wonderful comment and your support. Appreciate your visit :)

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      5 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Hi there, Paul! Great to see you here...... Friendship is a wonderful thing, and we need to appreciate all the joy that it brings us. I am glad you found it entertaining :)

      Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

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      Devika Primić 

      5 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Things to look for in a best friend are so true, points that apply to any worthy friend thanks

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      Paul Richard Kuehn 

      5 years ago from Udorn City, Thailand

      Lathing,

      I really loved this hub. Everything you have said here applies to my true friends. Voted up as awesome and sharing. Also Pinning.

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Thanks, Sam! Don't worry, be my friend and I will find that matching Polka dotted dresses for you, I know exactly where to go ;))

      Appreciate your comment, and hope to see you around.....

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      TycoonSam 

      6 years ago from Washington, MI

      Very nice hub....now where to find matching polka dotted dresses..LOL

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Hi there, LaLinda!! Great to see you here again! Thanks for the comment..... I will be linking your Frindship hub here if you don't mind. Thank for being a friend :))

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Thank you, thank you, thank you Epi, for your kind comment, and for the visit! Always a pleasure to see you :)

      Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving, and enjoyed that Turkey! Have a great rest of the week, warmest wishes to you from here......

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      6 years ago from Orlando, FL

      LaLiz! This hub is a gift that keeps on giving, I always learn something new when I come back to revisit :)

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      epigramman 

      6 years ago

      ...this is one awesome list but yet it is more than that because you take time to explain each reason why - and that is what makes this hub so much fun to read because it's also enlightening, sometimes eye opening and informative - sending you my warmest wishes on this holiday Monday in Canada known as Thanksgiving - lake erie time 11:56am

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      That is so beautiful, Brenda! I actually have few best friends and one of them inspired me to write this..... What will the world be like without BFs, right? Lol

      Thanks for sharing your story and I do hope you guys get to sit on the porch in your ancient years :) Lovely to see you ....

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      Brenda Barnes 

      6 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

      I love your list. In this life where people are inconsistent and unafraid to betray and abandon, I have been blessed with a precious friend. My beautiful Beth and I have been best friends for decades and plan to sit on the porch in rocking chairs when we are ancient. She fits everything on your list and more. She is the one person in my entire life that has never let me down. Thanks for inspiring me to call her.

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Thanks for the comment, Quietwarrior! Like you profile name.... See you around!

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      The-Quietwarrior 

      6 years ago

      Great article... There are those I will make SURE read this.. LOL..

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Wait there was a movie, way back, player or something..... Never watched it though :)

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Hey Cogerson, I am glad you can relate to it! It's great to have your partner as your best friend, isn't it? My husband and I are quite different but we do compromise for each other. Isn't that what BF do!

      I love Bruce Willis and Julia Roberts! Too bad they didn't make a film together, lol.....

      Appreciate your stopping by! Thanks :)

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      UltimateMovieRankings 

      6 years ago from Virginia

      Excellent hub with 40 awesome things about a best friend. Luckily I am married to my best friend and she has about 39 of this 40 traits.....We do have different taste in movies.....but she is always willing to see the latest Bruce Willis movie with me....and I am always willing to see the latest Julia Roberts movie with her. I enjoyed reading your list and am happy that you have a best friend that does all of these things for you. Voted up and awesome.

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Or a handful of them, LOL..... thanks for stopping by and voting. See you around :)

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      Jaye Denman 

      6 years ago from Deep South, USA

      There's nothing like a BFF! We all need one (or two).

      Voted Up++

      Jaye

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Thank you Anil. Appreciate your comment ..... Hope to see you around!

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      Anil 

      6 years ago from Kerala

      Very good.You have a keen and powerful thinking.Thank you very much.

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Lol, @Rebecca! Yeah, this is light hub.... Appreciate your comment and thanks for stopping by :)

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Hi NAnderson, thanks..... :)

      Appreciate your comment and your visit!

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      Rebecca Mealey 

      6 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      This is a cute little Hub. These indeed a true friend make!

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      nanderson500 

      6 years ago from Seattle, WA

      Great list. Keep up the good work.

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Hi Linda, following in your footsteps, 10 steps behind, LOL - 40 is enough for me, 50 is for you! :))

      Really appreciate your stopping by..... I will take the IPhone as a BFF anytime!

      Hugs from here!

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      6 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I remember reading this, yet I don't see a comment from me. I agree with your list. Best friends are a gift. We should never take them for granted. Even if your BFF is your iPhone. Haha! :)

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Good friends, JD! Thanks for your support and for being there :)

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      Joseph De Cross 

      6 years ago from New York

      Cute List from JD to you. Great! I guess we are good friends!

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Hi, Gypsy Rose! Glad to see you stopping by. Appreciate your comment :)

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Hi, Ruby! I have actually found several good friends, and few Best Friends, lol

      Thanks for stopping by, always love to see you here! :)

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Thanks, Mar! Will order that float ;)

      Hugs back!!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      6 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and beautiful. Some wonderful thoughts about true friendship. Enjoyed this much.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      A good friend is priceless and it appears you have found one. Fun read.I enjoyed. Voted up and away..

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      Maria Jordan 

      6 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

      No pressure, Miss Thing... you are on track. I shall link.

      I'd love to share a float, dahling... Hugs, Maria

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      LOL, Maria! Thanks for the nudge..... Didn't thing of it, Duh! Please do....

      And you make a wonderful, wonderful friend, anytime :)

      Wanna share a float? :))

      Thanks for the votes.....

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      Maria Jordan 

      6 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

      Now, this would make an awesome link to a certain question... Nudge nudge, wink, wink...!! May I...??

      Love this and think you make a way cool friend... UP and across!

      Hugs, Maria

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Haha..... I should print it out too! Thanks for stopping by, Max.....

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      BeyondMax 

      6 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      Oh my God! LOL Everything's included LOL Good one. I should print it out for the personal identification purposes. =)

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Hi there, MH!! Thanks for the comment, appreciate it :)

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      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      LOL @ Terrye!! I don't think Frank minds, he is just the BEST friend you could ever have :))

      Drop in anytime.....

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      Martin Kloess 

      6 years ago from San Francisco

      I'm impressed. I think you covered "it" and covered "it" well.

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      Terrye Toombs 

      6 years ago from Somewhere between Heaven and Hell without a road map.

      Now that I know that Frank is watching me, I'm gonna have to start censoring myself. LOL

      LaT - I can't held myself, sorry. :)

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Hi there, Faith..... Thank you for the support! :) and I know you are blessed with beautiful friends.....

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      Anamika S Jain 

      6 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India

      Well, if those are the signs to look for... then I am fortunate to have some good friends. Also I have some friends with whom I take most of those privileges too. Good Hub, voted up!

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      Faith Reaper 

      6 years ago from southern USA

      Yep, that's the list!!! I love your comment too, the one about your spouse being your best friend. Very cool hub. Love it. I know you are blessed with many friends, I can just tell. In His Love, Faith Reaper

    • LaThing profile imageAUTHOR

      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Soooo, you are TT's best friend, Frank! lol...... Make sure it's completely invisible :))

      Thanks for stopping by!

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      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      LOL, Suzette, it's a general list.... AND it could be your girlfriend. And some of us are actually married to our best friends, right? :)

      Thanks for commenting, appreciate it!

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      LaThing 

      6 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      ROFL.... Dear Terrye, even your comments are hilarious!! You are right though, I won't trust that with anyone else either :))

      Thanks for stopping by.....

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      Frank Atanacio 

      6 years ago from Shelton

      LOL @ TTombs.. this was a very worth while read and list lathing.. let me check on TTombs thongs make sure thay're not showing ...

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      Suzette Walker 

      6 years ago from Taos, NM

      Why aren't the two of you married? He spends more time with you than his spouse? Doesn't make sense to me. Am I missing something here?

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      Terrye Toombs 

      6 years ago from Somewhere between Heaven and Hell without a road map.

      Yep, that is a good list of what makes a best friend. My best friends and I always did a "thong check" on each other before going out (to make sure our thongs weren't showing). :) I wouldn't trust that to anyone else! :) Loved it, LaT! :)

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