A simple friend had never seen you cry.
A real friend has shoulders soggy from your tears.
A simple friend doesn't know your parents' first names.
A real friend has their phone numbers in her address book.
A simple friend brings a bottle of wine to your party.
A real friend comes early to help you cook and stays late to help you clean.
A simple friend hates it when you call after she has gone to bed.
A real friend asks you why you took so long to call.
A simple friend seeks to talk with you about your problems.
A real friend seeks to helps 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 help herself.
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!
Pass this on to anyone you care about...
If you get it back, you have found your true friends!
A ball is a circle, no beginning, no end.
It keeps us together, like our Circle of Friends.
But the treasure inside for you to see is the treasure of friendship you've granted me.
Today I pass the friendship ball to you.
Pass it on to someone who is a friend to you....
This was sent to me by a real friend, now I am sharing it with you to share with your friends.