Things That Make You A Good Friend!

How long have you known your bestie?

The average person will go on more than 2,000 nights out, spend 39,000 hours laughing, and share 630 secrets during a lifetime of friendship.

A poll of 2,000 adults revealed they will also spend an average of 125,143 minutes – the equivalent of 87 days – chatting to pals over the phone and we will send an enormous 36,036 messages.

The average adult currently has 10 good friends – with one in 10 knowing their closest companion since they were six.

It also emerged that 17 years is the average length of a friendship, although 17 percent have had the same best friend for more than 30 years.

The research was commissioned by Disney as part of its Wonder of Friendship campaign that celebrates Mickey Mouse and Friends’ iconic friendships.

Top 20 Things That Make A Good Friend!

  1. Be a good listener
  2. Listen to each other’s problems
  3. Make each other laugh
  4. Always tell the truth
  5. Keep each other’s secrets
  6. Give a second and honest opinion on something
  7. Don’t judge mistakes
  8. Treat them/ cheer them up when someone has bad news
  9. Always be willing to put the kettle on for a chat
  10. Always there in a pinch to help with any situation – no matter big or small
  11. Give them a lift home if they are stranded somewhere
  12. Call them out when they aren’t themselves
  13. Provide honest advice on an outfit
  14. Share films, games, records, and books that they haven’t seen/ played/ read
  15. Help them move house
  16. Take them on a night out after a breakup
  17. Pick them up from the airport after a holiday
  18. Motivate them to push that every mile/lift heavier when exercising
  19. Send silly and embarrassing pictures on your birthday
  20. Pet sit for you