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06th Dec 2017

7 Ways To Show Your Mates You Appreciate Them


Thoughtfulness, consideration, appreciation — these are all things we’re pretty sure you don’t show your friends enough of.

But that can all change! With a little help from us, of course.

We’ve teamed up with the folks at Cadbury Milk Tray to help you show your mates that you really do appreciate ’em.

Here are just a few quick suggestions.

1. Cook them dinner

Dinner always tastes better when someone else makes it for you. Stuffing your face on delicious grub while you both have a good ol’ moan about the drudgeries of work — isn’t that what real friendship’s all about?

Yum Gif

2. Treat them to the cinema

Don’t just discuss the latest Making A Murderer-esque documentary that you’ve watched separately, turn it into a mate date and check out the latest riveting feature to play at the IFI.

Friends At Cinema

3. Give them a personalised gift… that they’ll hate

Because spending your hard-earned money on a present that really gets on your friend’s nerves is your own twisted way of saying you love them dearly.

Glitter Bomb

4. Tag them in memes

That sparkling humour of yours can really brighten up their day.

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5. Pay them back on time

There’s nothing more awkward than having to ask a friend to pay you back the money they owe — and nothing sweeter than not having to ask at all.

Keep The Change You Filthy Animal

6. Get them a drink before they even ask

Because it really shows that you just get them, you know?

You Shouldnt Have

7. Shower them in chocolate

Which, as we all know, is the quickest way to anyone’s heart.

Chocolate Fountain