Choosing Friends Matching Headings

Read the text below. Mach choices (A - H) to (1 – 5). There are three choices you do not need to use.

                                              HOW TO CHOOSE FRIENDS

There is nothing better than being surrounded by good friends. You may look at some people and their friends with envy as they chat away happily and participate in activities together. It may be hard to figure out where to start in your search for good friends. There are many things to keep in mind when choosing people to consider as friends. Instructions

1. ________

Join a group or class that meets for activities such as biking, bird watching, scrap- booking or aerobics.

2. ________

Trust is a big part of working relationships. Make sure that the people you are considering as friends are people you that want to know more intimate details of your life.

3. ________

Groups of friends have similar interests but also have qualities that make up for traits that others in the group do not have.

4. ________

Just because someone is nice and has similar interests as you do does not mean you have to be their friend. Friendships take time and effort, they are an investment.

5. ________

Make sure that you do not waste your energies on half-hearted or fair-weather friends. The friends you choose can enrich your life or take you on a negative roller-coaster of time and feelings.

AChoose friends that make you feel and be your best.

Choose a friend that gives and takes in the relationship as much as you do.

Invest wisely.

Find people with similar interests as you.

Be picky

Do not disclose too much personal information immediately.

Surround yourself with positive people.

Look for personalities that compliment you own.