The top 30 signs someone is a true best friend

Does your BF pass the test?

Most of us have that one or few really close friends that we put our trust in most.

The friends that turn up with a giant tub of Ben & Jerry’s Chocolate Fudge Brownie after a break up. The ones that you message first when you have some exciting news. Those mates that know you that well, they could easily choose your fave dish on any menu.

In a poll of 2000 adults carried out by celebration card specialists Hallmark, a massive 84% of the group believed that a true best friend is someone you can go weeks or even months without seeing, but when you meet up it’s like nothing has ever changed.

Even Instagram has a new update changing how you interact with friends. So it’s no surprise the study also revealed that almost two thirds would be lost without their best friend. And who can argue with that data?!

And a sentimental 32 per cent of people even admitted to keeping cards given to them by a best friend, with the oldest one being an average of almost 11 years old.

So does your BF have these top qualities?

The 30 signs you’ve found a friend for life

  1. They never judge you
  2. Always keeps your secrets
  3. They’re always completely honest
  4. You don’t need to talk to each other every day to know you are there for each other
  5. Silences are never awkward
  6. You go for long periods of time without talking or seeing each other but can pick things up as though you’ve never been apart
  7. Never gossips about you behind your back
  8. You can go on holiday with each other without falling out
  9. You can talk about intimate things openly
  10. They’re on the end of a phone around the clock
  11. Knowing how to make each other laugh when you feel down
  12. They make sure you get home OK when you’ve had too much to drink
  13. You’re happy to share a room together without falling out
  14. They say yes to helping you before even knowing what you want their help for
  15. You just know how each other is feeling with one look at their face
  16. You have private jokes only the two of you find funny
  17. Always sends a birthday/Christmas card
  18. Never goes after your ex-boyfriends/girlfriends
  19. You can always move on from an argument as soon as it’s finished
  20. You’re comfortable getting changed in front of each other
  21. Always remembering the little things, like an appointment at the doctors or something you are nervous about
  22. You would happily lend money to each other and not expect to see it back
  23. Turning up with a bottle of wine / bunch of flowers to cheer you up
  24. Knows your favourite drink
  25. Will pick the children up from school and never ask for anything in return
  26. They tell you when you have food in your teeth
  27. They are on first name terms with your parents
  28. Never judges your parenting styles, but listens to / joins in on your tales of how it really is
  29. They cover for you when you need an alibi
  30. They would never put an unflattering picture of you on Facebook without your approval

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