What kind of friend are you? Try the Emily the Dodo Friendship Quiz: the answers are at the end!
Just follow your immediate response, rather than trying to figure out why the question was set or which choice will bring you to one particular result. If you can’t decide, choose two answers.
He’s out there again.
Only this time, he’s holding a saw.
And I’m getting more anxious every time I look out of the window.
I don’t know what to do.
The thing is… I really wish my partner would stop doing the gardening.
You see, my idea of gardening is chucking a few flowers into plant pots and mowing the lawn once every spring.
Occasionally I’ll glance out of the window and see my beloved flowers hanging over the side of the pots, doing an impression of parched men crawling across a desert. Then I leap outside to water them. And then the ungrateful things die anyway.
You’ve heard the story so many times before.
And now you’re hearing it again.
Yes, your friend is telling you their problems, and you’re listening and trying to be sympathetic.
But inside, you’re thinking:
Not this again! If you’re not happy with your life, why don’t you actually change it instead of giving me earache about it?
You’ve already given all the sympathy you can give.
You’ve talked through all their options, and they don’t want to choose any of them.
You’ve given your advice – and they’ve decided not to take it.
And you’ve reached the point where you’ve had enough.
Do you have a colourful, exciting personality? Or are you a grey, boring person no one wants to talk to?
All around you, people are talking animatedly, but you can never think of anything to say. Or you’re talking, but people are edging away, looking at their watches. Or you start talking but realise no one’s paying any attention. So you trail off into silence, wondering where you went wrong.
Here are 20 ways to be the person everyone wants to talk to.
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