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Let Us Know What It Means to Be a Good Friend

Friends are important, whether you have one or 100. But what makes a friend a true friend? Why do some friendships last through all sorts of ups and downs while other old friends grow apart? And why do some friendships seem to be all about giving but others are all about taking? We'd like to hear what teens 14 to 18 think about friendship. Answer the questions in the form below and we might include your comments on the site.

Step 1: When you fill out the form, tell us your first name, your age, and whether you're a girl or guy. To protect your privacy online, please do not include your last name or email address.

Step 2: When you've filled out the form, click "Submit."

Step 3: Visit TeensHealth.org anytime after Thursday, March 17, to get our readers' views on friendship.


Your first name:



Answer the questions below.

What do you look for in a true friend?

What's the nicest thing a friend ever did for you?

What's the nicest thing you ever did for a friend?

In most of my friendships:

Do you have any other comments on friendship?