18 Legit Friendship Rules ALL Grown Women Learned From Disney Movies

How to make friendship last for infinity and BEYOND.

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We may be grown up now, but that does not mean we're too old for Disney. In fact, part of Disney's success is in creating animated features that appeal to to everybody, regardless of gender or age. Who doesn't want a friend like Sebastian from Little Mermaid, or find hope in the friendship Thumper and the others offer to Bambi in such a tough time? 

The lessons we learned from Disney movies are still serving us well when it comes to friendship.


Here are 18 Disney-taught lessons even grown-ups should should live by to be amazing friends.

1Friendship is never limited by race, orientation, gender, religion, or even species.

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2Being a friend means being a supportive cheerleader.

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3But it also means sometimes telling your friends the hard things they don't want to hear.

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4Good friends will never pass up a chance to be a wing-man/wing-woman in your quest for love...as long as your bae is someone they approve of.

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5Being friends means sharing the important lessons in life.

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6Sometimes friendship can happen in an instant.

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7But sometimes, friendship takes some time.

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8Friendship means having fun and going crazy together without any judgement.

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9Sometimes, with real friends, all you need is one shared look.

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10You can always rely on your friends for comfort when you need it the most.

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11Be both sympathetic and empathetic to your friends when they are hurting.

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12Friends will help you keep track of your goals if you lose sight of them.

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13Sometimes friends will challenge you to do things you never thought you could ever do, because they know exactly what you're capable of.

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14Friendship means always having each others' backs, whether it's being in their corner in a fight or standing back and taking photos of your awesome moment.

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15They will always be ready to lend a helping hand...

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16....Even when you are not at your best.

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17A good friend will always help you get of sticky situations, even if that means providing a quick escape from a bad date.

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18But the most important thing we've learned is that friends will always be there for you no matter what.

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