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I Am a Devoted Friend

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    Even If the "Friend" Doesn't Always Deserve It.

       I don't seem to have any ability to weed out the nasties. But with help I'm learning (kinda). lol. I am a friend that is devoted to one & all. I don't ask for devotion in return, but I do hope for respect & a bit of caring when needed. : ) I live to be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 27, 2009

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    Sisters Forever

    My best friend and I met at age 12/13 and have been together ever since. We would give each other the world and do whatever was needed to help the other. I try not to ask too much of her as we both have children (she has FIVE) but when there’s a bind we are always there. I...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2008

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    I Love and Value All My Friends

    I try to be there for all of them ....  my life is however very hectic with being a single mother and having so many appointments as of late ...  but i try to touch base with them as much as possible
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 28, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    Let's be friends I need new texting buddy's Message me if you want to talk to me haha I'm such a loser
    mymindsalivingnightmare mymindsalivingnightmare 13-15, F 21 mins ago

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    It's been a long time since my best friend and I had ended our friendship. She was the most caring person that I know and the most crazy of all. Everyday we chat, talk to each...
    Guin2ne1 Guin2ne1 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I've lived by this my whole live (close friends over many acquaintances), but I'm starting to wonder if I'd be happier with many fake friends? I mean, don't they seem happier? I've...
    Tory102 Tory102 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    My name is Gabriel. I shall start from my first friend. His name was Alex. Unlike the other kids in kinder he didn't judge me based on how I dressed or even on how I refused to let...
    GARLITH GARLITH 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 4

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    Definition of a best friend; The person you can't be mad at for even an hour because you have something important to tell them... Well if that important thing you need to tell her...
    vpeigextori vpeigextori 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am in love with my best friend - it all started in junior year when I met my best friend, I met her thanks to her sister that I had met the previous year, my best friend's sister...
    Silverfang40 Silverfang40 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    'Listen' If a friend tells you their problem and you tell them don't feel bad or you just try to cheer him up it's like you're saying their feelings are wrong & to turn them...
    sum1ab sum1ab 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    What Is A Friend? A friend is someone who is always there, through thick and thin; Someone who is only a text away. A friend is someone you can always rely on: Someone who is...
    vonbender2010 vonbender2010 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    When I was younger, I was bullied and made fun of--even by teachers! My mom took me out of school in fourth grade and started to home school me. It was during this year that we...
    HatersGonnaHateMe HatersGonnaHateMe 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    She has been my friend since first grade. We been super close for so many years. I only found out after I had gave up on her and now with my current boyfriend. She told me, I told...
    AirSlice AirSlice 18-21, F Aug 21

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    When I was 8 in grade to I met a girl who was very annoying. Then one day she called me over for a play date (I regret asking her to be best friends) so I asked to be best friends...
    catlover031 catlover031 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Friends for Life Hi everyone, I'm Spencer! Some people are able to keep the same friends for several decades while some just move on every couple years. I'm both ways. A...
    spencerhaber spencerhaber 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    So here's the deal. I've had guy friends only since as long as I can remember. Guy friends are easy... Making friendships with females has been difficult for me, but I don't know...
    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 6 Responses Aug 24

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    There were some people I met in my life that if I knew now, I'd love to be around. I'm a different person. I want to engage. I wish I had maintained relationships with certain...
    shameinnoshame shameinnoshame 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    Disposable It's funny how you can mean the world to someone one minute and be nothing to them the next. Online friendships are new to me. I never did the chat room thing, and my...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 13 Responses Aug 27

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    Her cousin, after 3 years of battling leukemia, died the other day. Today was her wake, and I went to support my friend, because I knew that she and her cousin were close, and I...
    quietorloud quietorloud 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I can't really say I'm in the friendzone with anybody at the moment. I think the whole notion of "friendzone" needs to be defined clearly. A lot of people seem to think that you...
    Tarik19 Tarik19 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    Had you ever have an unexpected friendship with someone? You weren't really on good or bad terms in the beginning, you two were just like wind gushing whenever you walk past each...
    switch357 switch357 18-21, F Aug 31

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    I had a "BFF" for 3 years. It all began when my friends constantly fought over stupid things. I became sick and tired of it, so I left the "group". (We are all friends still) I...
    KyokoXD KyokoXD 13-15, F Sep 1

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    In summer 2012, I moved to a new country with my family. I was looking forward to starting school and meeting new people. I was very social and not shy at all. First day of school...
    Meghan00 Meghan00 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 2

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    All I want is a true, proper friend. All my life I've had all this mean people around me and being treated like crap by so-called friends. I'm a really friendly, decent person and...
    ElviraGoth ElviraGoth 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    Friendship When I first joined EP almost 5 years ago, I friended everybody. I am pretty easy going, upbeat and easy to talk to. I had well over 3500 friends at one point. I was...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 14 Responses Sep 4

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    Okay, so probably a lot of people have some problems with friends. but maybe you can give me advice if you take the time out and read all this because it's gonna be a lot but i don...
    sarahellie9088 sarahellie9088 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    Hi everyone. How are you? Good I hope. I found this site 2 days ago, and I really like how open people seem to be about the things that are going on in their lives...so I figured...
    JaseNZ JaseNZ 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    My best friend, I've known her for about 13 yrs now and just this year she became so distant with me. It hurts. She went to a UC university and dorm there. About 2hrs away from L...
    janedoe9021 janedoe9021 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    The first thing you should know about me is that I am an outsider. Yes, I have friends. Yes, we hang out. Once a month. That's about it. Those are my friends. That's my social life...
    hunniebunney hunniebunney 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I've known my best friend, I guess I could call her Amber, from ever since kindergarten. She has been more than a best friend to me always, we've been like soul mates: I know...
    sunflowerheaven sunflowerheaven 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    I need some advice I have this friend that I've known forever I've tried to comprehend the reason for this but all I could come up with is jealousy so anyway I have this friend...
    Buccaneer4life Buccaneer4life 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    She's in a toxic relationship with an old friend from middle school. We all were close until they started dating and her gf kept her from me b/c she likes me, but I'm straight...
    EbbsBreaux EbbsBreaux 16-17, F Aug 21

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    Fake friends make me so freaking angry. I've had to deal with fake friends in the past and in this era, this one girl and I used to be so close but we drifted and now she's calling...
    AutumnMagic AutumnMagic 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    i had a best friend, then i had a frienemy and now i have an enemy. As i moved up to high school, my friends and i were put into different classes, forcing us to find new friends...
    aStarGirl aStarGirl 13-15, F Aug 26

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    I hate this one friend in particular, he always try's to separate me and my other friend from each other in school by sitting between us on any furniture, so if me or my other...
    WillToonz WillToonz 13-15, M Aug 26

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    I have 2 or 3 friends from back at school; people that I could count as friends anyways.... I still see and hear from them these days but I have one one lifelong best friend...
    SarahTheHooker SarahTheHooker 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    a few years ago I was on a stupid site where I met her. And the actually odd thing about this is that at first I really thought she wouldn't mean this much to me. But every week...
    spash spash 18-21, F Aug 28

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    I want to make new friends but for some reason I can't. I am a 21 year old college student and I don't have any friends to talk to in college. Its sometimes makes me feel...
    SilverLightning SilverLightning 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 29

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    I don't have any friends, I'm 38 years old, and back in college, I typically make friends with those that are much younger than me, as that is who I am around the most. Last...
    WonByOne WonByOne 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    Okay, so there's this girl called "Kay", she's really rich and she's from an international school, I was her first friend in college, and then there's this girl "Anne", One day Kay...
    prettyloner prettyloner 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 31

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    I feel so bad for my husband and my family that I have left. I have been a little on edge lately and have had a rough time in my marriage. This all makes me think about what if I...
    BrokenWander BrokenWander 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I had this good friend who we were best friends for 5 years. About a 2 years ago, we stopped being friends because of some boy, but after a couple weeks of not speaking we were...
    limaha7 limaha7 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    Last semester, I was studying in Vienna and traveling Europe. I was dating someone in the US at the time, and our relationship was pretty much ending at that point. My best friend...
    piperm piperm 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I friend zone everyone. And I make it clear even before any person I may know might ask something more than friendship. I never want anyone to misunderstand my friendliness with me...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F Sep 2

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    Why do you think it's hard for you to make friends? It's hard for me to make friends because I'm picky and also I guess my personality comes off wrong and no ones gets a chance to...
    Cryingcorner Cryingcorner 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    Ok so I'm a girl and I think im in love with my girl best friend. It scares me a lot because I didn't think I could love a person so much. Our friendship started a few years ago...
    teddy237 teddy237 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I'm Japanese, an English learner. So I may write incorrect sentences. I feel depressed about the Internet in Japan. There are too many men who want to have sex and women who...
    rinomedi rinomedi 22-25, M 7 Responses Sep 4

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