How To Be A Better Friend In 2017

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Be a better friend by making those around you feel loved for being exactly who they are.

Be a better friend by understanding that you deserve love, too.

Be a better friend by always showing up, whether it’s a planned hangout or it’s 11 o’clock on a Sunday night and someone’s heartbroken and they really need you.

Be a better friend by being truthful. By telling your friend what they need to hear, not what they want to hear. And still making them feel encouraged and loved and cared for in the process.

Be a better friend by being okay with needing them, too, instead of only feeling comfortable being the needed one.

Be a better friend by making those you love feel listened to.

Be a better friend by never making anyone feel like they’re not worth your time.

Be a better friend by being the one to reach out when you two haven’t talked to or seen one another in a while.

Be a better friend by understanding that often, your time means so much more than any gift you could ever give.

Be a better friend by forgiving.

Be a better friend by apologizing.

Be a better friend by being vulnerable.

Be a better friend by learning how to ask for help when you know you need help.

Be a better friend by dropping everything when someone you care about has summoned the courage to admit that they need help.

Be a better friend not by being perfect, but just by always being there. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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