15 Signs That Someone Is Actually A Good Person

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Vote up the qualities that you think genuinely good people have.

Are you a good person? Are the people you surround yourself with good people? It's harder to tell than you think. These Redditors are sharing how to know if someone is a good person for real.

Vote up the most important good qualities to have.


  • 1
    99 VOTES

    They Respect Your Boundaries

    From Redditor u/LurkingAintEazy:

    When you set a boundary, they respect it. When you talk about things that matter to you, they actually listen. And when you need them the most, they are there no questions asked.

  • 2
    86 VOTES

    They Understand Your Problems And Listen

    From Redditor u/Upset-Candle5884:

    If you tell them about your problems, they don't say "Others have it worse" and acknowledge that you do indeed have problems.

  • 3
    81 VOTES

    They Show True Empathy And Compassion

    From Redditor u/HelpMePeez:

    Showing empathy and compassion toward all people they interact with.

  • 4
    89 VOTES

    They Return Lost Objects

    From Redditor u/Zoo_In_The_Bathtub:

    They return money when they see it get dropped. Or anything for that matter.

  • 5
    93 VOTES

    They Acknowledge Their Mistakes

    From Redditor u/zoomar:

    They have made mistakes, acknowledge them, and have worked to make sure they never happen again. Good people want to be better people because they can see their own failings.

  • 6
    84 VOTES

    They Don't Base Their Beliefs On What Is Currently Popular

    From Redditor u/Maktesh:

    A "good person" is someone who doesn't base their morality or beliefs on what is popular or culturally accepted.