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There are many different types of friendships found among people. Read about the various kinds of friends.

Types of Friends

Different people have different tastes and temperaments and hence make different types of friends. They tend to bond with some and stay away from some. It is rightly said that "A friend to all is a friend to none". We tend to meet new people day in day out but out of those numerous people, we tend to be friends with only those who share some similar traits or attitudes. With time and growing trust, some people get really close to each other and remain true friends. They stand up for each other in times of need and provide full support when you lose confidence in yourself.

However, every friend is not the same type. We have different equations with different friends in accordance with the temperament of individuals. Some friends are patient and helpful while some friends are cheerful and caring. Our related sections provide information on these types of friendship and different kinds of friends. You can read and explore your different kinds of friends on the basis of this categorization. This will also help you improve your relation with some individual. Read on to explore more about the type of friendship you share with different types of individuals in your circle.

Animal Friends
It has been rightly said, 'Animals are such wonderful creatures, as they ask no questions'. Humans and animals have been known to have a special bond with each other since times immemorial. It is not without reason that has somebody has said that 'A dog is a man's best friend'. The relation that we share with animals is a very warm and protective one.

Internet Friends
Internet has become not only become a vital necessity but also a virtual world for people. Not only people use it for business liaisons and work, it has also become a popular medium for social networking. With increasing internet usage, the trend of internet friendship has also become popular. Online friends are those people who have known each other through the Internet. Making internet friends is similar to making pen pals.

Pen Friends
Pen friend, also known popularly as Pen Pals is quite a popular way to make new friends. Pen friendship is developed when people write to each other regularly through postal mail. It was a popular means of making friends in different parts of the world before internet came into seen. Pen pals are more or less like e-friends. Mostly, pen friendship aims at learning other cultures, different lifestyles and to even get rid of loneliness.

Woman Friends
There is a unique charm of having female friends. They can make you feel at the top of the world and pamper you like crazy. Agreed, they are prone to mood swings, can be stubborn, cranky and unreasonably sulk for hours together, but the affection they shower on a friend overshadows all these trivial issues. With a woman, friendship can be really rewarding if you are true to each other.