The best types of people to get around you’re the caring kind. They are what we think of as’true’ friends. Getting to know who’s who can be interesting and sometimes most challenging.
This advice is universal. It fits for anybody of any age when making decisions about who to bring into your life and heart as a friend. But these suggestions are stated in a way which will be especially helpful for tweens and teens as well as for kids and adults with ADHD, Autism or Asperger Syndrome. These tips will be useful for people who have a tough time picking up the cues and clues that provide them the’Go!’ or the ‘No!’ If it comes to friendship.
Here are eight tips to guide you to recognize a true friend:
1. Do you believe your friend cares about what you have to say? A real friend pays attention while you are talking and asks questions if he or she doesn’t fully understand your situations or feeling prior to giving advice about it.
2. True friends are interested in what is good for you not for what you can give to them or do for them. A real friend would advise you to do only what’s safe, smart and helpful to you. It helps sometimes to see if other people you want and esteem also like your new buddy.
3. Do you ever feel pressure to do something you don’t wish to do? If you are feeling this way, it is your true friends who can help you sort out how to be yourself, do the right thing and be a part of the audience.
4. If you make a mistake, a true friend will help you feel better. A true friend doesn’t make you feel dumb, gossip to others or criticize you.
5. A true friend gives you space and privacy if you would like it. You don’t have to explain or wonder if your friend will be upset if you would rather do something your own way, on your own time.
6. When you have problem, a true friend encourages you to find people you trust to assist you take the correct steps to solve it. To let you speak to an adult or with the right experience.
7. True friends understand how much you can do. If your parents do not permit you to go out on school nights, a true friend will stick with you when you can be together.
8. A true buddy lets you have other friends. You don’t need to worry about a real friend getting upset if you spend some time with somebody else. There are so many different ways youcan spend some time with people. You might have a certain friend who loves to play basketball with you and other friends who are your movie or concert buddies. This doesn’t mean dropping your friend for something else.