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For Real Friends: 50 Sweet Notes to say Thank You for Being My Friend

For Real Friends: 50 Sweet Notes to say Thank You for Being My Friend

Do you have an amazing friend that you love and appreciate dearly? Friendship is a beautiful thing, especially when your friends are there for you.

It’s hard to find good friends like that. So why wait until their birthday, or another special day, to thank them for everything they do?

If you’re not sure what to say, you’re in luck! We’ve created a list of 50 ways to say thank you for being my friend to that special friend in your life.


Thank You for Being My Friend Notes for Those Who Are There for You


01Thank you for always telling me exactly what I need to hear when I need to hear it the most.


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02Since we met, I’ve stopped feeling lonely because I always have you by my side through life’s ups and downs.


03You’ve never asked for reasons or explanations when I’m not in a good mood. You simply offer support and love, and for that, I want to thank you for being my friend.


04I can’t imagine a more giving person than you, even when I don’t have anything to give in return, other than my friendship. Thank you.


05How lucky am I to have a friend who understands everything I’m feeling without me saying a word? Thank you for being my friend.


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06There’s nothing in the world I appreciate more than your being there for me when I need you most.


07Some of the best memories are of my life include times I’ve spent with you. Thank you for being my friend.



08I never have to worry when life gets difficult because I know you’re a call or text away, all the time. Thanks!


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09Not a day goes by where I don’t think of you and all you’ve done for me over the years. Thank you for being my friend.


10Throughout our friendship, you’ve given me guidance, support, and love whenever the time called for it. Thank you for all you do.


11A lot of people wish for all sorts of things, but I don’t have to wish for anything at all. As long as I have friends like you, I have everything I need.


12I can’t imagine sharing life’s ups and downs with anybody the way I share them with you. You make the world a brighter, happier place. Thank you for being my friend.


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13I’ve heard there are no thank you’s or sorry’s in friendship, but I disagree. I always want to thank you for all the times you’ve been there for me.


14Your strength and love have been the foundation of our friendship and I cannot thank you enough for always supporting me when I need it most.


15True friends are there for one another through thick and thin. You, my friend, are the truest friend anyone could have.


16If friendship had a price tag, yours would cost millions. You’re one of a kind and I want to thank you for being my friend.


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17I wouldn’t be me without you. You’ve helped me become the person I’m supposed to be, and for that, I thank you.


18You have always been my shoulder to lean on when I need it. I couldn’t ask for a better friendship than ours.


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19In case I haven’t told you lately, my life wouldn’t be the same without you and your constant support. Thank you for being my friend.


20I would say something clever and corny, but I’d rather get straight to the point. Thank you for being my friend.



Thank You For Being My Friend for Friends Who Are Honest


21Not many people have the courage to speak the truth, but you do, and for that, I thank you.


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22It’s not always easy to tell right from wrong, but you make it a lot easier for me. Thank you.


23You always tell me what I need to hear, even when it’s difficult. I can’t thank you enough.


24Being honest bears the burden of conflict, but throughout our friendship, you’ve always been truthful, even when it hurts. Thank you.


25Everyone deserves to hear the truth. I’m lucky to have a friend like you who is willing to tell me the truth at all times. Thank you for being my friend.


26I can’t show you enough gratitude for all the times you’ve helped me see the light in dark times. Thank you for being honest.


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27In a world filled with uncertainty and doubt, I can always count on you to be truthful and kind. Thank you


28When I need truthful advice, I turn to you because you’re the most honest person I know. Thank you.


29Thank you for instilling confidence in me to be more honest and truthful, like you. You’re a great friend!


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30Of all the things I love about you, your honesty stands out most. Thanks for being truthful all the time.


31A good friend will tell you a lie you want to hear, a great friend will tell you the truth you don’t want to hear. Thank you for being a great friend.



32Sometimes the truth hurts, but nothing hurts more than being lied to. Thank you for always speaking honestly with me.


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33I can’t imagine a better, more honest friend than you. Thank you for telling me what I need to hear.


34I appreciate the fact that you communicate instead of holding things in. It really helps keep our friendship strong.


35When I’m not sure what to do, I know I can always turn to you because you’ll be honest with your guidance. Thanks!


Thank You Notes for Old Friends You Miss


36Even if we don’t speak often anymore, thank you for being there for me during a difficult time. I hope we see each other again.


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37Thank you for your friendship over the years. I hope you know I’ll always miss you and the times we shared together.


38I haven’t forgotten all the support and love you showed me when we were friends. I hope we can get back to that someday.


39I don’t know what I did to deserve the chance to know somebody as wonderful as you. Thank you for being my friend, even though we haven’t spoken in years.


40Words can’t express how much I appreciate all you’ve done for me in the past. Thank you for being my friend and I hope to see you soon.


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41Every time I think of what it means to be a good friend, I think of you. I’m hoping we can reconnect one day.


42Consider this note a token of my appreciation for all you’ve done for me. I look forward to reconnecting one day.



43I just wanted to let you know I haven’t forgotten our friendship. Thank you for being my friend.


44If you’re ever in the area, please don’t hesitate to stop by. I miss our friendship and all the wonderful times we have had. Thank you.


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45I will always remember the laughs, tears, and memories we’ve shared. Thank you for your friendship.


46Few people have the privilege of having such a wonderful person in their life, even if it’s only for a short time. Thank you.


47We may have drifted apart, but our friendship is still in my heart. Thank you for being my friend.


48People say distance makes the heart grow fonder, and I agree because I couldn’t appreciate you more, than I do now. Thank you for all you’ve done for me.


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49Even if it’s been years, I couldn’t forget our friendship if I tried. Thank you for being you.


50Of all the things I’ve lost, I miss you the most. Thank you for being my friend. I hope to see you someday soon.



A sweet note thanking someone for being your friend can really turn around their day.

No matter what thank you note you decide to send, the receiver is sure to be thrilled to hear from you. A little appreciation goes a long way!