Home > Lifestyle > Woman > Tools What kind of friend are you? All sections in Tools » Fitness » Diet » Mind » Medical » General A friend in need or a fairweather friend? Which kinds of friends do you have and what kind of friend are you? Fill in this quiz and find out. Your definition of a friend is a) someone who knows your nameb) someone who kows the nickname you had in primary schoolc) Someone you've seen on at least ten social occasionsd) The person in the cubicle next to you at work A friend calls you to tell that she and her boyfriend have broken up. a) You talk to her for ten minutes and then return to your TV programmeb) You arrange to see her for tea on the weekendc) You wonder how many times you have to go through this again and continue paging through your magazined) You drop everything you are doing and go and fetch her and her suitcase A friend calls to find you not in and leaves a message on your answering machine a) You phone back at the first opportunityb) You wait for her to phone you againc) You call her three days later and apologise for taking so longd) You forget about the call and only remember it when you bump into her in the street 2 weeks later A friend of yours has recently emigrated a) You take heart in the fact that you have many other friends - and what's one more or less?b) It's her decision to go, now she must bear the consequencesc) You'll send a Christmas card and maybe phone her on her birthday.d) You thank God for e-mail and plan your next overseas trip around visiting her. At the last moment your current love interest suggests a romantic evening for the two of you. You already have an arrangement to go to the movies with your friend. a) You stand up your friend at the last minuteb) You ask the Man if you could reschedule and end up resenting your friendc) You sheepishly ask your friend if you can rescedule and promise to make it up to her. You would do the same for her.d) Love interests always come before friends - they must just learn to accept that. If any of your friends have a crisis a) You would be their first port of callb) You would find out about their crisis throught the grapevine.c) They would phone Life Lined) They would tell you about it over a cup of tea three weeks after it happened You don't like your friend's boyfriend a) You decide to end the friendship. If she wants to be so undiscerning with lovers, you want no part of it.b) Every time you see her, you tell her what huge mistake she is making.c) You give her your opinion once - when she asks for it, and then give her the space she needs to explore this relationshipd) You tell everyone else what you think of him, but pretend in front of her that you like him. Your friend makes you wait for half an hour in a restaurant a) You sit and wait, getting more and more steamed up, but pretend it's alright when she finally arrives.b) You get up and leave after fifteen minutes and don't phone her for three weeks.c) You phone her on her cellphone to find out if she got the time wrongd) You accept that she'll have a good reason to be late, but nevertheless make it clear that you feel ever so slightly miffed A friend has pneumonia and has been booked off work for a week a) You give her a call on day three to find out how she is. 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