Have you fallen behind on your return phone calls and emails? Ever caught yourself asking for more help than you’ve given out? Do you owe a friend a favor? If you just answered, “yes” all around, let’s face it, you could be a better friend.

Before you start beating yourself up – seriously don’t – remember that you’re not a bad person, you just need to step it up a bit.

Here are 9 things you can do to become a better friend right now.

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