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Ten Qualities That Make Arabs Great Friends

posted on: Nov 21, 2018

By: Annika Wolfe/Arab America Contributing Writer

Arabs are among some of the most friendly, sweet, and kind people on the planet. They are family-oriented, loyal and caring to their friends, and helpful to all. Here are some of the many qualities that make Arabs absolutely wonderful friends!

1. Generous

The generosity of Arabs is widely known in the Middle East, from always sharing food with guests and friends to welcoming people into their homes. Arabs will do everything they can for those around them. Arab friends will always be there for you in a pinch, ready and willing to give their time, energy, and assistance.

2. Caring


You will be hard-pressed to find an Arab who is not focused on the well-being of their friends and family. An Arab friend will listen to your troubles, provide you with advice, and reassure you that everything will be alright. They demonstrate and act genuinely that they do care.

3. Trustworthy

Trust is the foundation of any healthy and happy relationship. With Arab friends, you will have a group to share your secrets and opinions with privately. You can trust their promises and advice as they will treat you with the utmost respect and live up to a friendship that is based on trust.

4. Helpful


Are you moving to a new place? Do you need advice or someone to count on? Your Arab friends will always be there to help. Assistance from a friend not only shows their intent to help but also shows their generous nature; both lead to their love for you.

5. Supportive


An Arab friend will always be on your side, encouraging you to succeed in life, work, and love. If you need a confidence boost, life advice, or financial help, or someone to help you destress, your Arab friends will always support you.

6. Honest


Your Arab friends will always be honest with you, even when the truth may be difficult to hear. With an Arab friend you should never worry about honesty, as they will always make their voice and opinions heard.

7. Reliable

An Arab friend will always be there for you. If you need a shoulder to cry on at 3 in the morning or someone to drive you to the airport, call your Arab friends!

8. Affectionate


You will always know when an Arab loves you. They do not hold back with their affection. Whether it be a hug hello and goodbye or holding hands as you walk down the street, your Arab friends will constantly find ways to show you how they feel about you!

9. Friendly


Arabs are incredibly friendly to everyone, so make an effort to speak to people as you shop or travel, you may find a life-long friend! Whether it be at the local supermarket, in a cab, or walking through the streets of your city, Arabs are always up for a friendly conversation.

10. Positive


If you are ever feeling down or need someone to help you see the positives in life, look to your Arab friends! Arabs are always rooting for you to do your best in all aspects of your life and will help you believe in yourself just as they believe in you.