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I Am Humbled By True Friendship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 468 People

    Seeking Meaningful Adult Friendship With Substance And Sincerity

    I have always been quite outspoken, and honest. Often opinionated and very passionate. For some reason I have found it difficult to cultivate close friendships, especially with other women. This has been a great disappointment, and sadly lacking for me for quite awhile. At this...
    KattG KattG 46-50, F 7 Responses Jan 2, 2013

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    Best Friends

    The only one that will answer your call at 3am just to listen to whine about something ridiculous will drive out of there way to pick you up if your car breaks down or you get into trouble cares about the silly things that mean so much to you in your world doesn't judge you...
    summersails summersails 22-25, F Mar 17, 2013

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    I Have An Unbelievable Friend

    J is truly one of those rare gems one finds only once in a lifetime. She is the kind of girl who will save your life and never know it. She is and will be forever the very closest friend anyone could ever have. I thank God for her. She is a blessed woman and has talent that...
    NaoLoirasMais NaoLoirasMais 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 18, 2013

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    Friends

    True friendship is rare, so when it comes along, treasure it for ever. I am forever humbled that there are people in the world that genuinely care about me.
    mizzen123 mizzen123 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 25, 2013

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    Warakurna

    this song is about the place i spent one of the best years of my life..i learnt more about myself in the desert with the people then the previous years of my life..to all indigenous peoples everywhere..I STAND WITH YOU...I STAND WITH THE EARTH..MMMMMMMMMMMMMM..IS BUT LOVE..XOXO
    neverdiewondering neverdiewondering 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 14, 2013

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    About Friends

    I have been thinking a lot lately about what friends are; who they are. In our lives we come across people whom we really consider friends. But what I have learned that there are many different types of friends. And we pick these friends based on characteristics that they have...
    Wings1969 Wings1969 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 27, 2013

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    There are two unbelievable people

    that are very important in my life. A and E. The best friends anyone could ever ask for. They tolerate my ****. They love me. They help me emotionally and in most aspects of my life. I don't know what I would do without them. Often days they are the ones who can make me...
    heartmender heartmender 46-50, F Aug 24, 2014

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    And by my own brokenness,

    fissures and cracks. I am trying to find all the pieces and put together a better version of myself. At the cracks, are my strengths, the glue that holds me together.
    rubysmom rubysmom 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    Girl, We Are So Cool Together

    Like chatty bird, you entered empty nest in my heart, carefully you wrapped my broken wings, I flew with you on the cloudy sky..., I saw you falling, You witnessed me crying, Then we laughed at eacher others, sometimes with tears, The story of our friendship grows..., fruitful...
    lovelywings lovelywings 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 20, 2013

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    I Can'T Thank You All Enough

    The last few days .... Have been taxing, to say the least.... I truly cant thank you all enough for your kind words and sentiments- some of you, I've only know a few days, others a few months... But you are ALL so so kind Mark xxxx *mwah*
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Feb 1, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I believe friends are the family member whom we choose.. :) I cherish true friendships.. :)
    Zarina23 Zarina23 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Today is befriend a crazy cat lady day (and her cats)
    7lulu 7lulu 41-45, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I truly value my friends on EP. I came here when I was having some issues with my marriage (minor compared to many) and was looking for people to talk to. What I found is much...
    alteregoeleven alteregoeleven 46-50, M 6 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    like a good friend of mine on EP likes to quote Lilo and Stitch "Ohana means Family and Family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten." No matter how brief our time together...
    JamieWalks JamieWalks 26-30, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    how does it feel when you find ur frend whos more intrusted in your other frends....??
    kalpanapatel kalpanapatel 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    HI everybody .I have one best friend her name is shadi, we were really into each other, meet everyday , talk alot , ... once we consume marijuana and she became sick.she was...
    mahsathz mahsathz 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Best friends are people you don't need to talk to every single day. You don't need to talk to each other for weeks. But when you do it's as if you'd never stopped talking.
    GirlieGirl07 GirlieGirl07 41-45, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Best friends are people who make your problems their problems, so you don't have to go through them alone
    GirlieGirl07 GirlieGirl07 41-45, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Here's a story for you. ;) I had a best friend (D). We've been friends for about 10 years. We had good and bad times, that's just normal and our friendship survived them all...
    INFJRyan INFJRyan 16-17, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I truly cherish true and not fake friendships. I have many friends and enjoy their relationship's with me very much. I am looking for others with the same interest or experiences...
    blondemomathome blondemomathome 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Very few of us will ever have more than two or three true friends that will always be part of our lives. Yes, we come across so many people in our lives - some we help, some help...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    What are the typical signs that a life long friendship is falling apart? I have a friend since I was small we grew up on the same road. In recent years things haven't exactly...
    Tink1986 Tink1986 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    my friend has been missing since last 2 days.... hope he is fine :) and will return soon :)
    kalpanapatel kalpanapatel 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    The hardest part in life was when you lose yourselves. You changes for nothing not for good or for bad. You changed just to make somebody loves you. Now you feel the pain of...
    an0nim an0nim 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I know the value of genuine friendships but yet and still I blow them off. I'm at a point in my life that I don't wanna **** around. I live with my boyfriend we are trying to get...
    Lovlee46 Lovlee46 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have but one really close friend right now. She has been helping me through my separation even if she doesn't realize it. I met her on this site and even though she is across an...
    rnwytrain85 rnwytrain85 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hello, My name is Nicole, i have been a psychic since i was 15 years old, i have been helping people with there love lifes, finance’s, Jobs, and just being there for there...
    psychicnicole psychicnicole 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I haven't seen my friend for about 5 years! So gonna met him for first time in a long time as he flew in from Malaysia. Although we don't see each other as much as we'd like, we...
    Widower1 Widower1 31-35 a week ago

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    So this is my story... i know this guy and we have been friends for like 10yrs and we first met because our parents were friends, we were in brunei then. He is 6months younger than...
    mehgyu mehgyu 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    it's been a long time since i last post my experience honestly, I'm a bit disappointed with my previous relationship here i don't know what went wrong may be i should not let...
    IszRichardson IszRichardson 18-21, F Jul 20

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    I don't how to feel... because sometimes I want everyone to tell me 'it's okay, everyone make mistakes' but I know no one will tell those words at all...
    ArtyBratty ArtyBratty 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I hate people who say things like - "Online friends aren't "real" friends. "Real" friends are people you can see in person or know in "real life"." Who the hell are you to say who...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 11 Responses Jul 17

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    I have a problem to built a close friendship. I have a lot surface friends, but always dream about to have some really close friends. Could anyone teach me how to gain it? Many...
    love7078 love7078 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I had just a wonderful one from a woman I'm seeing (which I'm not going to put here, because that would just be flat-out bragging). It's the fact that I can tell it's true that...
    yetanothermaninCT yetanothermaninCT 46-50, M Jul 16

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    "Friendship picks you up when the world lets you down."
    km1969 km1969 41-45, M Jul 16

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    I've ended a lot of friendships because most of the people I have associated with have taken me for granted. Personally, I'd rather have no friends than friends who treat me like a...
    agathashelly agathashelly 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I've been hanging out with my best friend Cassia almost everyday for the past 3 months. She really is one of the greatest Friends that i could ask for. were thinking about moving...
    Nick54 Nick54 22-25, M Jul 15

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    I've been hanging out with my best friend Cassia almost everyday for the past 3 months. She really is one of the greatest Friends that i could ask for. were thinking about moving...
    Nick54 Nick54 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    Lexi and Monica are two good friends of mine that I'll never take for granted. They're always there for me
    xoxoxxooxoxo xoxoxxooxoxo 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    I have the greatest circle of friends!!! In case I haven't told ya, in case ya just don't see, I really need to tell ya exactly what you mean to me!! you are so very special you...
    AngeleyesUponU AngeleyesUponU 41-45, F 9 Responses Jul 15

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    Not everyone can convey what they are feeling in the exact moment. The key is to know who you are and learn to read between the lines. RESPECT the unspoken... For that is the...
    SolivagantJourney SolivagantJourney 31-35, F 11 Responses Jul 15

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    My former friend messaged me after months of unofficial (yet real) no contact, to express how sad it is that we don't see each other or talk anymore. I sort of feel like that...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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