Could You and I be Friends?

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There are probably as many definitions of friendship as there are people in the world. Everyone is entitled to their own view of friendship, but it's important that your view is in sync with that of your friends.

This quiz focuses on how I define friendship. Not the surface things that we may or may not have in common. But the basic needs and communication styles that I consider to be crucial in my friendships.

  • 1
    Do you prefer a large group of friends of varying degrees of closeness OR a small group of close friends?
    Small group of close friends with a whole bunch of acquaintances.
    The more friends the better!
    Small group of close friends only.
  • 2
    If you make plans with a friend, do you always keep your commitments?
    Absolutely, no matter what else is going on in my life.
    Whatever, plans are always flexible.
    Almost always, but sometimes unforeseen circumstances come up so I need to reschedule.
    I try, but life happens and plans fall through.
  • 3
    When you make life changing decisions, you:
    Tell some people, don't tell some people, it's my life...
    Drop everything and tell all of my friends right away in great detail!
    Make a point of telling my close friends personally, when we actually have the time to talk.
    Assume it will come up in conversation eventually.

  • 4
    How often do you like to talk to your friends on the phone or by email?
    Several times a day.
    Every couple of weeks.
    Several times a week.
    Every couple of months.
  • 5
    How often do you like to see your friends in person?
    Several times a month.
    Every couple of months.
    Every day.
    Several times a week.
  • 6
    Do you prefer profound conversations that touch on deep issues OR do you like to keep it light and frothy?
    A good balance of meaningful conversation and fun small talk.
    Keep it on the surface only.
    Always profound, all the time.
    Mostly fluff like pop culture, with the occasional deep thought.

  • 7
    Do you believe that every disagreement will turn into a fight?
    I try to stay on topic and keep it from getting personal, so hopefully it won't escalate.
    Not at all. Hopefully it will turn into an engaging debate and I'll come to understand the other person better.
    Not necessarily, but it usually seems to.
  • 8
    If you know that you've disappointed or angered your friend, you:
    Apologize, whether you think it's necessary or not. Anything to keep the peace.
    Come up with some good excuses so they'll have to forgive you.
    Try to understand why they're upset; apologize if you're in the wrong but communicate your viewpoint if you think they're being unfair.
    Avoid them until they've cooled down.
  • 9
    Do you share personal feelings and thoughts with your friends?
    No, I prefer not to get too close.
    Deeply felt feelings and profound thoughts.
    Only when things sort of slip out.
    Every feeling, every thought, all the time.

  • 10
    Do you take the time to listen to what your friends have to say?
    I hang on every word so I can tell them what they should do.
    Blah, blah, blah...
    I hang on every word, it makes for good gossip.
    I kind of listen, but I can't keep track of everything.
    I am an active listener and ask questions to make sure I understand what they're saying.

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