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I Am Humbled By True Friendship

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 378 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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    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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    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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    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...
    WingsOnHeart WingsOnHeart 41-45, F Jan 27, 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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    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 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*
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M Feb 1, 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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    Related Experiences

    I have a great idea of what friendships I want to have, but I have no idea where I'm gonna find them. Just trying to meet a lot of people and I'll let some inside my feces (not...
    ShootingStar7 ShootingStar7 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have a good idea of what I think of as friendships. I think they are a place to support, inspire, listen, share, cherish, care for each other. Help each other reach goals...
    ShootingStar7 ShootingStar7 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Is there anybody out there who is up for true friendship. Im real and so are my experiences. Just too alone . Please.
    Weareunited Weareunited 18-21, M Jul 26

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    A true friend encourages us, comforts us, supports us like a big easy chair, offering us a safe refuge from the world.What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship...
    Sandy84b Sandy84b 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    I was reading a Facebook post from one of my (I guess you can say) friends, and it sounded something like this: "My mom is always the one to spot a fake friend first". Was that for...
    TheAnonymousINFP TheAnonymousINFP 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    One of my first few close friends on EP....and although our friendship is only 2 months old, I truly believed that this person is so genuine and felt a closeness that I never felt...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's almost been a year since I met my first true friend. Before I met her I never really believed in true friends. They seemed too good to be true. You know? People might look at...
    SpecialKind SpecialKind 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    It's amazing no matter how much or long you think you know a person, it's seems almost inevitable that they absolutely change. They can become a total complete stranger in less...
    jqlvanessa jqlvanessa 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 8

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    I had a friend that I had back when I was a teen. I'm 40 now. I missed her so much. I reached out one time 7 years ago and felt like she thought I was calling to get in to a...
    mrcoffee36 mrcoffee36 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 10

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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 5 Responses Jul 24

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    I've had a few close friends in my life. I'm not the greatest person but I'm a really good friend… too good in fact I have an issue when I have a best friend I treat the...
    mattypanthpard mattypanthpard 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 28

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    So I lost my closest friends a couple months ago. Then last week she texted me and apologized for overreacting previously and said that she wanted to start out friendship over. We...
    jaks26 jaks26 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    True, through and through, true How would you, do you knew, Gold and purple, red and blue, Happenances a member of the crew, That man named Andrew. Friendly ships in an ocean...
    Catram21 Catram21 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    Happy friendship day guys !!!!
    vijay14 vijay14 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 2

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    I just miss my best friend ... Now she's ga wing cancer .. And our friendship is over what can I do to get her back.. She's just a really special friend to me ;'(
    fish090912 fish090912 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I don't have friends, because every-time I open up to some one. They always seen to prove to me why I shouldn't trust or talk to them. So fū*k friendships.
    SweetiePiePrincess SweetiePiePrincess 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 11

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    I guess I'm a pretty lucky person--I've got a close knit circle of friends. They mean the greatest, but sometimes their teases go too far. In this "circle" of five friends, I'm...
    ArtisteMe ArtisteMe 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    My truest friend is Caroline Forestier who lives in my home village about half hour from Tours. She and I share everything, and we always go on holidays with each other. She is my...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Had a great night with my lady friend :) our friendship and most definitely strengthened
    suicideDepression suicideDepression 22-25, M 22 hrs ago

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    well i m here to talk to everyone ,who ever wants to talk to me but i need,true friends who really understand the meaning of it, and don't add me if you don't have time to reply me...
    veryunusual1 veryunusual1 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    I think people call someone a friend for various reasons but there are always those few people call them bff or whatever, that are the true friends. Those are the ones I will...
    galdran galdran 36-40, M Aug 9

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    I am so ****** up now. I broke up with my best friend because he didn't care me. I sent him so many messages and he reads. But he doesn't reply!!! When I call him and he doesn't...
    MoTheStar MoTheStar 13-15, M Aug 11

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    I would rather have a few true and genuine friends than to have friends who were made in China... ;)
    DarkAngel483 DarkAngel483 13-15, F a week ago

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    I try to be a sociable person yet all my life I haven't found any true friends out there where we both mutually love and respect each other like family and are ALWAYS there for...
    MissUsher MissUsher 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Bruno Mas, me can count on me, I like it because it's true, I sing some, ( u can count on me like 1 2 3 and I can count on u like 4 3 2 )
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    When I make friends it tends to be for life. Partly that would be because I let very few people close enough to be what I truly call a friend. I think more and more of one I lost...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Tonight I just reunion with all my friends in high school! Long time no see! Its been 1++ year that i havent met y'all! Tonight was FUNN!!!!!! ❤️
    daneean daneean 18-21, F Jul 22

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    My best friend and I met in 6th grade, at first I didn't like her because her mom was a bible thumper and she was just like her mom, but then we started hanging out and I ended up...
    jesikahluv jesikahluv 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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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 4 Responses Jul 24

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    I met my best friend when she moved into my neighbour hood we then got together and now we're married and have a child plus expecting.
    cparker7789 cparker7789 31-35, M 6 Responses Jul 24

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    That which lasts long is not easily got... that which is easily got doesn´t last long...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I really want to meet some good and honest people. I love coming home and reading messages people send me.. Mostly. I don't appreciate the guys who pretend like they want to be...
    Inthepr0cess Inthepr0cess 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 26

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    I need some friends I can get close to (not in a gross way, just like sharing my thoughts, inside jokes...). I feel so alone. I don't have people around my age to talk to, a few...
    Kvikings102 Kvikings102 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    Yer as long it's vice versa.
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Jul 29

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    My best buddy and I had recently celebrated our 8 years together as best friends :D And I guess this is bound to last a lifetime :)
    sayangeiram sayangeiram 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    I cant trust any relation any more sometimes the ppl that we love the most hurt us more than anyone else uuugh life sucks .
    splashh splashh 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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    Friends..... who needs them. Mine neva bother there arse 2 contact me. My daughter is 1 now none of my friends met her asked 20 "friends" 2 my daughters christening not 1 turned...
    24chris24 24chris24 22-25, M 6 Responses Aug 2

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    wintersecret wintersecret 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    Me and my boyfriend split up a while ago and I was really finding it hard to be without him cuz we were best friends for 4 years and had been dating for 7 or 8 months and I never...
    Gabriella20xx Gabriella20xx 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I know they say having a small circle of friends is good but dam I have two that are trustworthy others we've lost contact or they just did me dirty.
    secretlyopen secretlyopen 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4