How does your best bud rate on the friendship scale? Put your BFF to the test! Take the Quiz! You decide to do something risky and a bit dangerous. Would a good BFF: Encourage the behavior and join you? Ignore the behavior? Call you on it and advise you to stop the behavior? Next Question You've just had a fight with your significant other. Does your BFF: Advise that you break things off? Listen and offer support? Spread the word about the fight? Next Question You are teased about your appearance in a group setting. Your BFF responds by: Laughing. Saying nothing. Coming to your defense. Next Question After a disagreement with your BFF, does yours: Act extra nice and pretend it never happened? Take a breather and then talk the disagreement over with you? Insist you were at fault? Next Question You don't mind picking up the tab for lunch. Does your friend: Says thank you and repays you in other ways? Come to expect it? Ask you to pay for other things as well? Next Question As a general rule, your BFF: Directs conversation toward themselves. Expresses genuine interest in how you are doing. Is oblivious to how you feel. Next Question After spending the day with your BFF, you usually feel: Down on yourself. Happy and assured. Angry toward others. Next Question Your BFF is on a date and you have a crisis. Your friend: Cuts the date short to come to your aid. Ignores your texts. Gets annoyed and tells you to look elsewhere for help. Next Question If you expressed a sexual interest in a person of the same gender, would your BFF: End your friendship? Accept your feelings? Criticize you? Next Question 10. You are invited to hang out with another classmate. Your BFF responds by: Telling you to have a good time. Convincing you spend time with him or her instead. Giving you attitude. See My Score! You scored out of 10! With friends like this, who needs enemies? Move on. You scored out of 10! Spend some time soul-searching about whether this friend is right for you. You scored out of 10! You have a keeper there! When you have doubts, talk it out with your friend. Share your score! Show References Michigan State University Extension: Helping Teens Develop Positive Friendships: Holly TiretBoston Children's Hospital Center for Young Women's Health: Healthy RelationshipsKidshealth.org : What does it mean to be a friend? We Also Recommend These Campus Culture Articles Flexible Spending Account & Health Insurance Tax Deductions Advantages and Disadvantages of Savings and Checking Accounts Can You Claim Health Insurance Premiums Paid Through a Cafeteria Plan? Can Your Auto Insurance Cover Locking the Keys Inside?