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Being A Good Friend: The 5 Minute Rule

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When deciding whether or not to say something to a friend about her appearance or behavior, keep this rule in mind. If it is something she can fix in 5 minutes (something in her teeth, talking too loud, etc.) go ahead. If not, it is best to keep it to yourself.

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This way no one has to hear, "You have gained a lot of weight!" or, "Did you know you have a zit on your forehead?". Obviously these are things your friend knows about and can't fix, so why make her feel needlessly self-conscious? And hopefully your friends will treat you this way in return.

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  • Good rule - by KATYBUG48
  • LYNN1992
    THANKS 5 MINS OF GOOD ADVICE - by LYNN1992
  • I have a feeling this would work well for being a good coworker, too. emoticon - by VALI_T

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