What type of friend are you?

Are you a "friend" or a "Friend?"
You have very few friends in life, and those who say they're your
friends-many of them are not your friends." Mayor Daley in  an
interview quoted. "There are friends with a little "f" and friends
with a big "F."  The first is a large group with sloppy admission
standards, the other an elite, time-tested crew. "

W H A T ' S   T H E   D I F F E R E N C E ?

A little "f" friend:
identifies themselves when they call.
A big "F" Friend:
doesn't have to.

A little "f" friend:
opens a conversation with a full news bulletin on his or her life.
A big "F" Friend:
says, "What's new with you?"

A little "f" friend:
thinks the problems you whine about are recent.
A big "F" Friend:
says, "You've been whining about the same thing for 14 years.  Get off
your duff and do something about it."

A little "f" friend:
has never seen you cry.
A big "F" Friend:
has shoulders soggy from your tears.

A little "f" friend:
doesn't know your parent's first names.
A big "F" Friend:
has your parent's phone numbers in their address book.

A little "f" friend:
knows almost nothing about your family.
A big "F" Friend:
knows the medical history, dietary habits and marital troubles of
everyone on your tree.

A little "f" friend:
brings a gift to your party.
A big "F" Friend:
comes early to help you cook and stays late to help you clean.

A little "f" friend:
calls you at 10 p.m. just to chat.
A big "F" Friend:
knows you hate to be called after 9 p.m.

A little "f" friend:
wonders about your romantic history.
A big "F" Friend:
could blackmail you with it.

A little "f" friend:
when visiting, they act like a guest.
A big "F" Friend:
when visiting, they open your refrigerator, put they're feet on the
sofa, talks back to your spouse and reprimands your children.

A little "f" friend:
thinks the friendship is over when you argue.
A big "F" Friend:   knows that a friendship's not a friendship until
you've had a fight.

Are you a "friend" or a "Friend?"
 



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