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    Signs of a Good Friend
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    Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD posted:
    Friends add so much to life. They can offer connection, fun, support, encouragement, and practical support in areas where they have more knowledge than you. Of course, different friends add different elements to your life. But all friends should be — on balance — a positive in your life.

    When you think about the friends whom you most value, what is it about them that tells you that you've hit the friend jackpot?


    If you would like to read more in detail about this topic in my post for WebMD's Relationships blog, click here .

    Dr. Becker-Phelps's discussions and her responses in those discussions are for general educational purposes only. If you need help for an emotional or behavioral problem, please seek the assistance of a psychologist or other qualified mental health professional.


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