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Friends...

Thank you, Divina, for this beautiful photo!


A simple friend has never seen you cry.
A real friend has shoulders soggy from your tears.

A simple friend doesn't know your parent's first names.
A real friend has their phone numbers in his address book.

A simple friend hates it when you call after they have gone to bed.
A real friend asks you why you took so long to call.

A simple friend seeks to talk with you about their problems.
A real friend seeks to help you with your problems.

A simple friend wonders about your romantic history.
A real friend could blackmail you with it.

A simple friend, when visiting, acts like a guest.
A real friend opens your refrigerator and helps themselves.

A simple friend thinks the friendship is over when you have an argument.
A real friend knows that it's not a friendship until after you've had a fight.

A simple friend expects you to always be there for them.
A real friend expects to always be there for you!



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