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14 secrets to make friendships last forever, according to lifelong friends

We asked some of the longest lasting duos (and trios!) how they’ve managed to make their bonds unbreakable.

Honesty is always the best policy
Honesty is always the best policy
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Heather Hopkins credits her decades-long best friendship to her commitment to honesty. “Never be scared to tell your best friends how you are really feeling about any situation. A true friend will always appreciate and be grateful for honesty, even in the stickiest of situations. If your real friends can’t be honest and truthful, do you think the transients and acquaintances in your life will be?” Read how aligning the way you manage your friendships with your core values makes emotional sense.



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