Well, this is hard. Friends and money do not really go together. But on the other hand, what kind of a person would you be if you did not help a friend in need? Probably not a good person. However, you should always consider who you lend the money to. Do you know the person well? Are you sure that they will give it back?
If it is your friend, a real friend I mean, then there is a high chance that you will see your money again. But the thing is, people tend to forget. And when your friend forgets to return the borrowed money and you know that they owe you. It just becomes a very uncomfortable situation. A situation that is shown in the video below.