How to Be a Good Friend
One great way to do that is to mix friends from different areas of your life—say, throw a get-together with your college buddies and your pals from work. You’ll find yourself opening up more, and your friends will learn new things about you. Friendships benefit from a breath of fresh air.
Sally Horchow is a coauthor of The Art of Friendship: 70 Simple Rules for Making Meaningful Connections ($15, amazon.com).