wikiHow to Make a Friendship Last

Friends are so important, they love you, and sometimes they even hate you. A true friend will stay with you forever, but you need to put effort to make a friendship last.

Steps

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    Be nice. Many people stop being friends with their friend, because they are being mean.
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    Make sure your friend likes you as much as you like them.
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    Try to make more conversation with them over a period of time.
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    Invite them out with a group of other friends.
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    Make inside jokes. Inside jokes will keep you laughing together, and they will make you two bond together.
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    Eat lunch together, if you go to school. You will be able to talk about your day with your friend, and it will be a perfect time to bond.
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    Converse every day. Conversation will keep you two close together.
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    End arguments. Arguments lead to grudges, and grudges can lead to losing a friend. Even if you feel that you are right, try to see where your friend is coming from, and try to end whatever you are arguing about.
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    Hug. Hugging will keep you two very close, and you two will have a very good relationship. Even if you two are guys, hug every one in a while to have a nice bond.

Tips

  • Always be polite and kind.
  • Don't push them too much; they may need space and time, especially if they are new.

Warnings

  • Don't push them too much.
  • If they don't want to be friends with you, recognise that.

Article Info

Categories: Social Interactions for Youth