It’s commonly said that bad company corrupts good manners. This saying is meant to warn about the kind of people you keep as friends. This post highlights 8 remarkable types of friends. Everyone knows that friendships are an essential part of a happy and healthy life. The type of people you keep as friends can make or mar you. This is because your friends have a certain kind of impact on you.
Below are 8 remarkable types of friends:
A friend that listens
Having a friend who listens is a blessing actually. Sometimes, you might be so burdened with matters and you just need someone to listen. Such a friend comes in handy. It doesn’t necessarily mean such a friend might proffer solutions to your problems. Like the saying goes, “a problem shared is half solved”. So, when next you meet someone who genuinely listens, try befriending such a person.
A friend that motivates
This kind of person seeks to push you beyond the limits you’ve set for yourself. There are times in life when you need someone to see the bigger picture for you. Such friends not only see it but motivate you to make the sky your starting point. This friend always says “you can do it!” If you come across a person who is good at motivating you, you should keep such for a friend.
According to the Merriam Webster’s dictionary, an enabler is someone who enables another to achieve an end. If you need to do a thing and you’re unsure of your capability, you can trust this person to help. He or she will ensure you get things done at the right time.
The constructive critic
Some folks are just born to be critics but there are the constructive ones. You need a friend who can look at your actions and analyse it critically. This kind of person makes you sit back, reconsider and make the necessary amendments. You’ll agree that you need such friend in your life.
This kind of friend will always put a smile on your face. In fact, this might be your “most loved” friend as they make you laugh all the time. I don’t know about you but whenever I come across such people, I befriend them quickly.
The wise one
Some people are naturally endowed with wisdom. Such people are usually well read and have vast knowledge. You can go to someone like this when you’re in dire need of advice.
A loyal friend
If you have a friend who is loyal to you no matter what, I think you’re blessed. This kind of person is sure to stay with you through thick and thin. This is one friend you shouldn’t joke with if you ever get to make one.
The fun one
When you need to take a break. Such a person is your “go-to.” These remarkable types of friends always remind you to relax and take some time off. Some might consider such person lazy but I don’t. Remember, all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
You get to choose what type of friends you’ll have. Choose wisely.