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.

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  • 1
    109 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.

    109 votes
  • 2
    94 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.

    94 votes
  • 3
    92 VOTES

    They Show True Empathy And Compassion

    From Redditor u/HelpMePeez:

    Showing empathy and compassion toward all people they interact with.

    92 votes
  • 4
    104 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.

    104 votes
  • 5
    98 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.

    98 votes
  • 6
    94 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.

    94 votes