1. I think they are. If someone had done that to someone in my family, such as the vents in NM, it may take a while to warm up to them again.
2. Yes. But it was a friend, not a boyfriend. She was mean too, and eventually caused a lot of ruckus in our town.
3. Personally, Jacob isn't my favorite character, but I thought it was good they were still communicating in some way, even after Edward came back. I did feelbad though, he kind of lost a friend, and didn't know how to talk to Bella in the right way.
4. Yes. Bella should be allowed to go wherever she wants. But also no, because he is just trying to keep her safe.
5. No. I don't really even know if my dad has a best friend. Just, friends. But he doesn't gossip with anyone, that I know of?