The Friends Everyone Needs To Survive
Guys and girls both need to have that one person who is always there and doesn’t need a study guide to understand them, but even he or she can’t be all things at all times. Take a look at this list of five friends every person needs to survive and then get together with yours and enjoy perfect company. After all, great health and good looks can only take you so far alone. For a real makeover, appreciate the friends you’ve got and perhaps decide to make a few more to balance out your lifestyle and theirs.
The friend who gets it. Yes, this is often the misery loves company friend and that’s okay. When you’re absolutely certain your world has fallen apart and can never be put back together, you need a friend who’s been there and lived to tell the tale. This life saver should be listener extraordinaire who can tell you how you’re feeling before you say the words. They don’t try to tell you the glass is half full; they just appreciate your fear of the empty portion and assure you of your survival by their existence.
The tell-it-like-it-is friend. This guy’s for when you’ve wallowed, whined, complained and vegged quite enough. They are the friend who gets you back on your feet and into the mainstream of life. They are also the one who can tell you, quite frankly, that you need to get your head on straight and stop seeing that girl, drinking too much, wearing those clothes or openly warn you of any other catastrophe you’re about to head into. This has to be someone who can tell you you’re wrong and you’ll be willing to at least consider that they may be right.
The nut. This girl is a freak in normal girl’s clothing. She has a million phobias and neuroses and always wonders if there are sharks in fresh water or scorpions in the bed sheets. She makes you normal. Need we say more?
The new friend. Make a friend. It’s good for you. Expand your interests, take a leap of faith, share a secret. Making new friends helps you to evaluate who you are and what you really want in life. Old friends begin to look a lot alike after all those years. You tolerate each other. New friends help you see yourself through a new set of eyes. You might be surprised to find that you’ve accomplished those goals and become a better… you fill in the blank.
The friend for life. This friend has been around the block with you more than a few times. He knows your dirt and your accomplishments and still shows up when you need him. He’s got your back no matter how stupid you just were. He’s there to pick you up and slow you down. This is the guy who knows what you’ll do before you do. No matter how long it’s been, it’s like no time has passed since you last spoke.