Let's think about you and your mates – choose the option that best describes you. Remember: there are no wrong answers!
It’s always a great time with you guys. There are hilarious bants, new stories and great energy with you wherever you are. Your friendship group is super chill, and everyone adds their own unique touch to every hangout.
While it’s always a good time with you and your mates, sometimes you might feel people are a bit inconsistent or too chill.
Things to think about: Do you wish you and your mates were closer, or have you had things you've wanted to talk about but felt you couldn't? Take the first step – if you notice something is up with a mate, ask them how they're going.
It’s likely that you’re in a few friendship groups, and that each one is different. Remember that everyone has their own unique strengths and personal quirks, and everyone has room to grow. Thinking about whether you could be a better friend will help you to strengthen your friendships.
No matter what happens with your mates, you all seem to be in the know about it! Every step of the way, the group chat's blowing up with updates and you're being asked to weigh-in and even play referee every now and then. You and your friends have each other's backs.
It’s easy to get caught up in your friends’ lives, though, and you might find yourself starting to thrive off the drama and egging each other on.
Things to think about: Pull back a little and focus on yourself every now and then. Also, don’t take it personally if someone needs some time away. You’re a strong and important person in their life, but everyone needs to take a step back once in a while. Read about how you can cope with changing friendships.
You and your mates are all action and forever on the go. You’ve always got stuff going on and seem to have an answer for everything. You love that about each other, and other people really look up to you.
It can be tricky not to get frustrated, though, when you see your friends making mistakes. It’s even more frustrating when you give them the advice they’ve asked for, and then they do the exact opposite thing. Hello, going back to your ex for a fourth time?!
Things to think about: Everyone has to learn from their own mistakes. Be a bit more empathetic to what your friends need, and try not to judge their choices. Read about how you can become a better communicator.
You and your mates always go above and beyond for each other. You put friends first and believe that actions speak louder than words. Your strong sense of loyalty and honesty means that you can always count on each other to tell the truth and have each other's backs.
Sometimes your friends might get caught up with their own lives and have less time for you. This can make you feel unappreciated and may mean you get caught up in negative thoughts. You might even find yourself keeping grudges or lashing out.
Things to think about: Your friends aren’t mind readers. If something’s bothering you, speak out. You and your friends trust each other, and they’re likely more than happy to support you when you need it. Here are 5 steps to talking to someone you trust.
"I would say 90% of the time, I'm there for my friends."
Read the transcript.
Are you there for your friends?
Do you always tell the truth?
Have you ever let a friend down?
Can you keep a friend's secrets?
Have you had a friend you didn't like?
Do you gossip about friends?
Have you ever ghosted a friend?