What Makes for a Worthwhile Friend?

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While this topic is far from black and white (since the term “good friend” is somewhat determined by the perspective of the beholder), there are specific traits as well as actions, which make a prospective friend likely worthwhile in putting effort toward building a possible friendship with that person.

To name a few key traits both to be on the lookout for in considering people worth pursuing as…

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