|TheABC's of Friendship
Always be honest, would you want THEM to lie to you
Be there when they need you, or you may wind up alone.
Cheer them on; we all need encouragement now and then.
Don't look for their faults, even if you have none.
Encourage their dreams; what would we be without them?
Forgive them; you just MAY do something wrong sometime.
Get together often; misery loves company, so does glee.
Have faith in them; the human animal is remarkable.
Include them; you may need to be included sometime
Just be there when they need you.
Know when they need a hug..... and couldn't you use one?
Love them unconditionally; that is the ONLY condition.
Make them feel special, because aren't we ALL special?
Never forget them; who wants to feel forgotten?
Offer to help, and know when "No thanks" is just politeness
Praise them honestly and openly.
Quietly disagree; noisy NO's make enemies.
Really listen; a friendly ear is a soothing balm.
Say you're sorry; don't let them assume it.
Talk frequently; communication is important.
Use good judgment.
Verbalize your feelings!
Wish them luck, hopefully good!
Xamine your motives before you "help" out.
Your words count; use them wisely.
Zip your lips when told a secret.
By following these ABC's as often as you are able, you SHOULD live a
LONG and friend-filled life.