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Friends are important (especially your BFF) so learn how to nurture your friendships with the relationship advice in this Howcast video series.
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Be willing to listen
Always be willing to listen to what the other person is telling you, even if sometimes it’s boring or makes you uncomfortable.
Don’t be judgmental
Don’t be judgmental. Try to see your friend’s point of view. If you’re going to disagree, do it respectfully.
That said, if your friend is doing something that is hurting her or someone else, you must speak up. Forcefully.
Don’t interrupt your friend. Cutting someone off shows that you are more interested in what you want to say than what they are telling you.
Be there when they need help
Be there when they need help. Nothing ends a friendship faster than abandoning a friend in her time of need.
Be thoughtful. If you’re shopping and see a small item a buddy would like, buy it. Send cards just to let your friends know you value them.
Don’t take your friends for granted
Don’t take your friends for granted. If you hear yourself thinking, 'She’s my friend; she won’t mind,' stop and reconsider. It is precisely because she’s your friend that you shouldn’t take advantage of her.