@karikampakis writes wonderful articles and books for young girls (and their moms). I often reference this one on friendships — the number one thing she hears from girls they struggle with. It is hard to navigate the scary waters of friendship and how to recognize a true friend. She has such great advice about what real friendship looks like. He’s a peek...
10 signs of a real friend: she’s loyal and steady, she builds you up, she’s always there for you, she’s honest and upfront, she’s a fan of yours, you have fun together and are uplifted by her company, she has other friends and let’s you do the same, she respects your perspective and listens when you share it, your relationship enjoys a healthy balance, what you see is what you get.
Head over to @karikampakis page to read the entire post (which is from her amazing book, “Ten Ultimate Truths Girls Should Know” — I did this as a book study with my daughter and her friends one summer...so good!).