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I A True Friend

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    I Am a True Friend

    Growing up I never had a true or best friend. I was an abused child so I was scared that it would show and kids wouldn't like me. I made a commitment to myself that if I ever met some one I would be the truest of friends. I have met many people along life's path, but I was...
    worklady53 worklady53 51-55, F Apr 2, 2008

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    When the burden of life is too much as the

    rain to the cloud and you are so tuckered out that you can't bear any more the weight and pressure your legs are dead you feel burned out and out of coldness you condense and freeze though you try hard to conceal but the wind knows all and tells different...
    onelife4u onelife4u 41-45, M Feb 21

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    As I get older it seems that there are fewer and fewer people that I can count on to be "true friends". It seems that when you really need somebody they are never there for you...
    Jpb8773 Jpb8773 41-45, M 1 hr ago

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    Hello.. I am a girl who is disappointed about so called friends around me. What happened to the words called loyalty, selflessness, being kind, humanity?? People have become...
    mvk524 mvk524 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    For a long time i wanted and longed for a group of loving friends to share my life and experiences with. I have a few friends in reality that i know are true friends and we share a...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 13 Responses Jul 3

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    All my life i never thought that i could end up with no true friends like i do today.. I used to have a great childhood and lots of friends. but no true friends , not even one. I...
    Loneliness78 Loneliness78 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I have maybe three TRUE friendships and a few more good friendships. I think people often confuse friendships and acquaintanceships. They are quite different. I also believe...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jun 26

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    I do believe in True friendship ,I don't have lots of friends in my real life too, but i'm happy in my circle.Here, in ep i met many good people ( with few i have bad experience...
    mayank1012 mayank1012 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm lucky to have many true friends, and lots of aquaintances. But what defines a "true friend"? Well, it's someone who will stick by you through thick and thin. Someone who never...
    CarMechanic CarMechanic 66-70, M 5 Responses Jun 25

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    This is massively true, well apart from the fact I don't think I have any. I have some 'friends' but are they true friends? probably not. And considering my age (25), this probably...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 11

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    I cherish true Friendships, I have friends for many years and that is what True Cherished Friendship is all about, Would Like to have the same thing on here, so let's gets...
    sunnyday55 sunnyday55 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I do have true friends but we aren't close. I don't know how to get close to people without creeping them out.Whenever I try to get close to people I tell them things that they...
    beachboy14u beachboy14u 18-21, T Jul 14

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    I like to keep my circle not too big so I can be able to catch up with everyone. So far, I've met some really nice and sweet people on here and some of them are in my circle...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Just like anyone else on this Group, I am hoping to make friends that would lead to true friendship. The kind of connection that each would have trust to express more, and trust...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 8 Responses Jun 29

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    I once had friend whose name was Sam. He and I got along great and our friendship at one point turned into a "thing". The thing faded after a while though making us just friends...
    goats4lyfe goats4lyfe 13-15, F Jun 30

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    A person can have many associates, acquaintances and people in their contact list, but true friends don't come in large numbers. They're the ones who will stay there to the end...
    Juspassinthru Juspassinthru 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I know we're here under assumed names, so we can be honest, and open about ourselves, but I have found a few good friends on EP. It's fun meeting new friends. It's interesting...
    TxRocker TxRocker 46-50, M Jul 12

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    "friends come and go but true friends leave foot prints"
    kaaigee kaaigee 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    The problem is knowing who really is your true friend and who is your friend
    robbie1280 robbie1280 18-21, M Jun 26

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    My chest hurts at the thought that I might be the only one feeling the friend attachment and then end up as clingy or annoying. I want my share of a true friend. Everybody deserves...
    iamnoor iamnoor 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    When I think back of all the friends I ve had and have encountered in my life . There are only a few true friends that will stay behind and be there for you. Even to a point you...
    Ninjaxeriko Ninjaxeriko 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    In real life also, I have few friends who are lifelong and part of my life... I am very individual n I like to be with few people who really feels like true friend and make life...
    lovencare lovencare 46-50, M Jul 11

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    Only one and he and I met in Korea back in 1992 while in the Air Force. We have travelled the world together and speak often. He's the type of friend that you can call anytime and...
    guttereagle guttereagle 41-45, M Jul 11

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    If you find someone who makes you smile, who checks up on you often to see if you're okay, who watches out for you and wants the very best for you, don't let them go. Keep them...
    happygirl100 happygirl100 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I also want true friend on ep any body is here
    hassanmatloob hassanmatloob 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    Is it possible to earn True Friendships here? :3
    yalalast yalalast 16-17, F 10 Responses Jul 14

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    I have a group of true friends here and blocking any one is one of the hardest decisions to take.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I've been a EP member for over six months and I've met two of the most amazing people ever. They both became close to me really quick as true friends. All I know is I screwed up. I...
    steve0629 steve0629 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    True friends show up in the middle of the night to nurse.... Cuddling. Feeling blessed.
    jjtoes jjtoes 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have a few friends I can call best friends, I am lucky I have them and they are friendships I have had for over 10 years. I trust these friends and can be myself with them. My...
    myworld39 myworld39 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I'm currently 23, and over my lifetime have had many many MANY different friends, from junior school to high school to college. I've been in many groups and slowly faded away from...
    slipdasystem slipdasystem 18-21, M Jun 29

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    It is priceless coz it is rare...how many times have we thought we had a true real friend and later realize this idea was far from the truth.How often a friend surprise you in such...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I have a true group of friends. I am lucky to have five friends that have been with me in the worst as well as the best of times in life!
    wjk1849 wjk1849 46-50, M Jun 29

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    Fake friends- never ask for food Real friends- are the reason you have no food Fake friends- call your parents Mr/Mrs Real friends- call your parents DAD/MOM Fake friends- have...
    Chasemanning Chasemanning 13-15, M Jul 16

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    But friendship always gone too soon.. As much as it feels somehow rather.. Bad that you no longer meant that much/important to whom you thought, they could be your best friend.. Or...
    JonDanny JonDanny 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I have always been the type that can have few friends at a time. I have surrounded myself with people that I thought were friends before and the outcome was never good. There was...
    MelMel68 MelMel68 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    The title is an understatement. It may seem weird, but I've been friends with so many different people, that I now know exactly the type of friends I want. Sure, I don't want them...
    misfitmily6091 misfitmily6091 13-15, F Jun 27

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    Preferably Hetero women only. I'm tired of being hit on my skeezy guys. I'd like to make friends on here that are FRIENDS. People I can talk to. Not someone who wants to "see my...
    Nikki351 Nikki351 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Yep. True. EP Link Am glad when i remember it.
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 11

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    My older son deligently worked his senior year of high school at a national grocery chain. Within four months, he was promoted and given a raise. Soon afterwards, he had saved up...
    Myztikal Myztikal 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm in my late 20s and I moved recently and have no friends. I have anxiety and have family history of alcoholism so I don't drink, which is an activity most 20 something's partake...
    ande7897 ande7897 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    There was this one girl who I shared a couple classes with in highschool, but we never really talked until grade 12. I really regret not talking with her sooner. We're actually...
    almaera almaera 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    But most friendships / relationships don't stay the same ... They get stronger or weaker or even cease to exist along with passage of time. I remember some of my best friends from...
    Mysticme Mysticme 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I want to connect with more people like me. Not to discount anyone who isn't like me, but there's something special when a connection is made. I need a change of pace. I have some...
    danielle1423 danielle1423 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Honestly I really do cherish real friendships because you never know when they will end. I had a friend for five years and I took her for granted, the next things I know we aren't...
    ryyleeiigh ryyleeiigh 16-17, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I want someone, anyone a boy or a girl, to be friends with me. It's been so long and I've never had some close friend. I'd be happy to talk with you.
    Duke24 Duke24 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    My best friend of 20 years recently decided she no longer wanted to be a part of my life. We no longer had the same views about life and although I accepted her no matter what she...
    CandleDancer39 CandleDancer39 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 27

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