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I Am a Bad Friend

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    Don't Make The Same Mistake I Did. - I met her on a field trip to our local hospital, she asked me "Have you ever been here before?" and I responded "I agree." as I was spacing out...
    Additor Additor 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 3, 2012

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    Sudden Realisation ...... - I have just found out that two close friends who I used to work with have cancer..... it wouldnt be so bad if I had bothered or taken the time to keep...
    saralucky saralucky 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 27, 2012

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    I Am A Bad Friend. - One of my friends asked me if I wanted to go get a burger with her and some of our others girls at a restaurant for dinner today. I honestly didn't feel like...
    heartgirl3 heartgirl3 16-17 Oct 13, 2012

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    I Can't Find Friends Everywhere - Many people look at me as a person from another planet.  I am treated as an outcast since I was in First Grade, until now , no one wants to go...
    dixofdarkness dixofdarkness 16-17 1 Response May 1, 2011

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    I Am A Bad Friend - I am an ***-hole and I do not even realize that what I am doing is wrong. I was at a bar and dumped a bucket of ice on my "friend" more like aquaintenance's...
    squidward00 squidward00 22-25, M Mar 20, 2013

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    No Words Can Describe How Bad I Am :( - I lost my friend a year back. She always wanted to meet me, spend time with me after we had our paths changed due to our careers. But I...
    bluie19 bluie19 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 5, 2011

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    I Am A Bad Friend - I'm a really **** best friend, right so my best friend just broke up with his girlfriend but I'm also friends with her so we were having a sleepover last night...
    lmshit lmshit 16-17 Jan 21, 2012

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    I Am A Bad Friend. - well, here I am. I make pretty good real friends.I know a thew of them are real here but most of them wears a paper bag. 
    NoLifeOnEP NoLifeOnEP 22-25, M Jul 27, 2011

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    Won't Even - It's a little after 9:30, Saturday night, and I'm not at my friend from work's birthday party. I guess she's a friend...  (I'm bad in the sense that I won't even...
    nonplussednonsense nonplussednonsense 26-30, M 13 Responses Nov 21, 2009

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    Insecurity And It'S Concequences..... - I usually don't have much friends in school. But this time, I do and I treated them very badly. I admit that all the pain and tension in the...
    Joni12345 Joni12345 16-17 Feb 9, 2013

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    I Suck. - I love my friends, I do, dearly.  I have very few of them, and each one is very precious and unique...but I'm a terrible friend.  I make plans, and break them...
    natlynn natlynn 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 3, 2007

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    I Suck At Friendship - i've just discovered this site, it's great!I am a terrible friend. Much of it stems from the fact that I don't have much/any ability to feel empathy for...
    Hannahmagenta Hannahmagenta 26-30 1 Response Jan 14, 2011

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    Maybe I Am A Bad Friend...? - So heres the story. I have been sharing a room for more than two months now, i share a room, bed, cloths almost everything with my friend and its...
    littoria littoria 18-21, F Aug 15, 2012

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    Bad Friend To A Kid. - I have a cousin who's  7 years younger than me. Around four years ago, I started hanging out with him--I was over his house or he was over mine almost...
    Mikebissle Mikebissle 22-25, M 5 Responses Mar 6, 2011

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    I've a friend, she's in the same state and age with me but we never meet. She's really a good friend seriously, and i really love her. But i friendzoned her, i can't love her more...
    adriennelle adriennelle 16-17, F Mar 12

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    I Failed As A Friend - im going to keep this short, my best friend confided in me about how he was suicidal one time. He told me that he would off himself when he was 40 bc at...
    pposse pposse 26-30 1 Response Feb 24, 2013

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    So It's Better That I Don't Have Any Right Now - I've had several good friends in my life. In all cases, the getting near process was mostly due to their effort. I haven't ever...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 28, 2008

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    Or Am I? - I can't help but wonder... Truth is, I was made to feel like a horrible friend not too long ago. Yes, horrible. That's a stronger word than bad and yes, that was the...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 25, 2012

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    I Am Such A Bad Friend, I Missed My Best Friends Boyfriends' Birthday - I love my friend, and her boyfriend. Yesterday was his birthday and I just did not feel like going at all...
    agirlikeme agirlikeme 22-25 Sep 11, 2011

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    My Rebound - I was dumped by the first person I loved. So I was in a bad place, and then I made out with a friend. Who also happened to be one of my best friends ex-boyfriend. She...
    LivvyLuna LivvyLuna 18-21 Oct 23, 2012

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    I Only Want the Best For Them. - I am horrible. I read one of the first stories from someone in this group who feels like a bad friend for constantly blowing their friends off...
    notTheGreatest notTheGreatest 26-30, F Oct 28, 2007

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    Am I A Bad Friend Or Do I Have A Bad Friend - Some of us just are lone wolves, I try to change this fact about myself but truthfully I just don't need to spend a lot of time with...
    anotheranybody anotheranybody 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 29, 2011

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    I Laughed - My friend is very caring, sweet and supportive. He has listened to most of my life's stories and has always respected me and shown me that he is there for me no matter...
    sweetmeisje sweetmeisje 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 27, 2012

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    God I'm the worst best friend ever!! I used to know how to make her happy, how to make her feel better, I used to be there for her. But now I can't even be in the room while she...
    musicismysalvation musicismysalvation 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 20

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    I Wish I Had Thought Sooner - Hi everyone, I'm new on here. I feel I need to share what I'm feeling and didn't know where to turn to and found this site. I like to think that I'm...
    JingleJemmy JingleJemmy 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 22, 2012

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    I've Been A Terrible Friend All My Life... And I'm Sorry. - I have been a terrible friend my entire life. I have continually put myself above friends and only considered my own...
    SherBear90 SherBear90 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2012

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    I Hate Myself - I have a friend who I love dearly. I am resentful at how he has been treating me. He has been there for me numerous times in my life when I needed him. To add to...
    SuburbanAzz SuburbanAzz 31-35 2 Responses Sep 6, 2008

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    Bad At Secrets - I am so bad at keeping secrets--sometimes I don't even realize that I am sharing things that I am not supposed to be sharing!! But the most recent case has been...
    unsuregirl9 unsuregirl9 16-17 1 Response Nov 4, 2008

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    Floydess - I know this..and im sorry..if that means anything to you. Most of the things are my fault I admit and now matter how much I try to make it right I feel like I will...
    Floydian Floydian 22-25, M Jul 29, 2012

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    How Can This Be...? - Well, it's hard for me to be a bad friend when I have no friends. But it seems like it's something that would describe me if I ever did.
    EnigmaVest EnigmaVest 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 8, 2009

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    Simply... Failure... - Today I lost. Today I betrayed the one i am. Today I fail the people i care about and wish to help. I have failed. All I can do is to beg for forgiveness...
    Hino93 Hino93 18-21, M 1 Response May 4, 2013

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    I Am Not Only Bad, But Terrible. - Tonight was the last straw to break the camel's back. My friend that I have met for work (but never really hung around with for the most part...
    abscissa abscissa 22-25 1 Response Dec 7, 2010

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    I Fail At Friendship. - I went to my friends husbands B-day celebration at some steakhouse place and not only was I late, I arrived HAMMERED (Many before party drinks/shots...
    LadyPsycho LadyPsycho 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 26, 2010

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    Belated Happy Birthday To A Yearwithoutrain/dawn - I have a habit of being fashionably late every time. This time around I was no different. Sorry for that my dear. Wishing you a...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 5, 2012

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    Not Just A Bad Friend But A Bad Person... - I thought i was a nice person, looks out for my friends, a laugh- well i proved myself wrong... thinking about it now i am those things...
    lovessmiles lovessmiles 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 23, 2011

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    I'm usually very understanding of people but this one friend cries for attention and is extremely dramatic which I hate! One of our boy-friends fancies her but she doesn't want to...
    lucybumbum1 lucybumbum1 13-15, F Dec 7, 2013

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    Nothing Is As It Seems - Kind of using this as a sounding board.  Venting & thinking as typing.  I'm in my mid-thirties, and have always thought I was a good friend. ...
    personalTherapy personalTherapy 31-35 1 Response Jun 23, 2010

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    I Just Gave Up - In years past I used to somewhat of a good friend, I gave people gifts on their birthdays, I hung out with people, I try to help with their problems. But more and...
    captivityensured captivityensured 16-17, F Jan 6, 2012

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    Who Was Wrong? Me Or My Friend? - I have this friend who I have had a good, but not too close, relationship with, who asked me for a largish amount of money. I agreed even though I...
    amiejohn amiejohn 26-30 Aug 15, 2012

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    Maybe - Sometimes I wonder if I'm a bad friend. I don't seem to be a very nice person, at least, not all the time. I'm very blunt; I tell it like it is, and some people find that...
    squishedbanana squishedbanana 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 3, 2007

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    Was I Thinking? - I've had this friend for all four years of highschool. She was pretty much my first friend and we've been sorta friends for the first three years of school. I...
    typeusernamehere typeusernamehere 18-21 1 Response Jul 22, 2009

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    What's Right And What's Wrong ... - I've had this particular friend since freshman year of college. We're 26 now. I have a full time job, a wonderful boyfriend, and a family that...
    ObliviousPunk ObliviousPunk 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 27, 2011

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    Wrong Time & Date - Just to point out that it is not 5.15 or the 27th of april as stated in my post.....? it is actually 11.57 pm, oopppps, it is the 27th April....
    saralucky saralucky 41-45, F Apr 27, 2012

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    My Friendship In Ruins - Hello allIt is pretty late in my city and i was browsing online. i felt very lonely and sad. I had an intense fight with my as i thought best friend. She...
    secondguesser secondguesser 22-25, F Feb 8, 2011

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    How Do I Do It? - I have no idea how i do it, but with every friendship i make, i **** it up some way or another and its alwasy me who buggers them up. The latest friendship i...
    whystilltry whystilltry 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 1, 2009

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    Sort Of Friend... - An old coworker of mine was separated from his wife last year. We recently became close and started dating. She just found out and now hates me. I never...
    peacefulnot peacefulnot 31-35 1 Response Mar 20, 2011

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    And I Couldn't Make Her Life Any Better? - This year was unlike any other.   I had found my very best friend in a long time, but it was my old best friend who had suffered...
    GrapeSodaa GrapeSodaa 16-17 2 Responses Mar 31, 2009

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