A new survey has revealed top eight rules of friendship and that best friends are 100% honest, but can lie for their mates at the drop of a hat.
According to the study of 2,000 adults by the social platform eventbuddie.com, the very best friends are able to do everything from being a shoulder to cry on and being available in dire straits to memorizing your favourite tipple and throwing great parties, the Daily Star reported.
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Iconic X Factor voiceover Peter Dickson, a founder at eventbuddie.com, said that they found that many adults struggle to find like-minded people to attend certain social functions with - despite having a partner and a large circle of friends.
Very briefly the, here are the golden rules of friendship:
1 A great friend will be a good listener
2 Give you an honest opinion
3 Silences are enjoyble with them
4 They provide a shoulder to cry on
5 They listen to you
6 They keep your secrets/business private
7 They would change their plans to help you out
8 They can tell when you are feeling down in the dumps, even when you haven't said anything