Friendships


Friendship is a relationship of mutual affection between people.Friendship is a stronger form of interpersonal bond than an association.

"What does Friendship mean to me?" :
It is having friends that won't judge, but lift me up when I am down. It is friends that cheer me on when I am trying to do good in my life. It is friends who are supportive and will help me in whatever way possible. Friendship is not having to feel uncomfortable when you tell your friends something. Friendship is having friends that you do not have to stress about every time your back is turned. Friendship is having people who are there in dark days and good days. Friendship is having friends who don't sit around with the enemy.

The true meaning of friendship is when you consider the other person's well-being to be as valuable as your own. If you feel this way about a person, you are truly their friend. If you consider that another person's good is as important as your own, you will treat them the way friends are supposed to treat each other. Along with good friends who are present, loyal, and honest, most people want friends who are trustworthy. If you can't count on a person, it's hard to consider them a good friend. Mutual trust between friends is a building block of a solid friendship that could last a lifetime. One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.



    There are 8 types of friendships: 
  • A Loyal Best Friend. Sometimes a loyal best friend is the only thing you need to stay sane. ...
  • A Fearless Adventurer. ...
  • A Brutally Honest Confidant. ...
  • A Wise Mentor. ...
  • A Friend From a Different Culture. ...
  • A Polar Opposite. ...
  • A Friendly Neighbor. ...
  • A Work Pal.

Methods of Being a Good Friend:
  • Tell them that you appreciate them. ...
  • Call them on their birthday and other important dates. ...
  • Offer your help when they need it. ...
  • Ask your friend for advice. ...
  • Show your appreciation by doing favors or giving them gifts. ...
  • Be honest with your friend. ...
  • Be understanding.

The 8 Essential Friendship Traits:
  • I am trustworthy.
  • I am honest with others.
  • I am generally very dependable.
  • I am loyal to the people I care about.
  • I am easily able to trust others.
  • I experience and express empathy for others.
  • I am able to be non-judgmental.
  • I am a good listener.


Wow I have been hurt so many times, the first time I was hurt by a friend, I was in grade 9, when she basically started dating the same guy I was dating. They both did not tell me anything, I had to hear it from other people. That was so devastating for me, because I am not one that just let's her guard down and I did for both these people. Another one was having a friend here in Johannesburg that gossiped about all of us that were in one click, always made us look bad by the next and we all drifted apart, but all of us failed to see exactly who was the problem. Now recently I find out that my friend is sitting in the company of my ex and apparently his other flame ( he seems to have not one but two woman)- How can I have such in my life- where is the loyalty there..


"Life is better with true friends"- and I think this year I have found my group of ladies who i can finally TRUST... 



1 Corinthians 15:33

33 Do not be misled: “Bad company corrupts good character.”


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