Casual friends, when visiting, act like guests and you have to offer them refreshments.
Real friends open your refrigerator and help themselves.

Casual friends have never seen you cry.
Real friends have shoulders soggy from your tears.

Casual friends doesn’t know your parents’ first names.
Real friends have their phone numbers in their address book.

Casual friends bring flowers to your party.
Real friends come early to help you cook and stay late to help you clear up.

Casual friends hate it when you call after they’ve gone to bed.
Real friends ask you why you took so long to call.