A real friend opens your refrigerator and helps himself
and doesn't feel even the least bit weird shutting your
'cola/Pepsi drawer' with her foot!

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

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

A simple friend brings a box of chocolate to your
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
they've gone to bed.
A real friend asks you why you took so long to

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

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

A simple friend thinks the friendship is over when
you have an argument.
A real friend calls you after you had a fight.

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

A simple friend reads these words and deletes them.

A real friend passes them on and sends them to someone who is a real friend too