There is a saying that says, " You can count your friends with one hand," this saying is certainly true. Although, many people have the ability of making new friends every day, some of those friends are not very reliable. To be able to recognize a true friend by not only how close you are, but how reliable she or he can be. Real friends will always help you with everything you need, and you automatically know if they will be there when you need them the most. A true friend will be completely honest with you. The ugly truth about friends is that as time pass by you will able to recognize who you can count on and who you can't. As life goes on, some of those friends will eventually exit your life, but at the same time, new ones will arrive. Some of them will stab you on the back, and some will always try to make you smile. You will eventually will know who are your true friends, and sometimes you ended up meeting your best friend as well as the love of your life. Choosing the people you can trust is hard, but it is worth risking, at the end you will know who you can depend on. Some friends will stay with you for the rest of your life, so always try to open yourself to meet new people, new personalities, but also be smart enough to hang out with the people who will care for you and not hold you back.