I Am Selective About My Online Friends

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 239 People

    Gobs of People

    Just as I wouldn't call every person I meet on the street my friend, I don't add everyone I meet online. I don't like having a hundred or so people on my 'friend list', especially if I rarely speak with them. Just like in real life, I have more...
    Jebb Jebb
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Jul 18, 2009

    It's Not Personal...

    I've decided that I'm going to try to keep my circle of friends on here as managable as possible with regards to how many friend requests I have. I have nothing against anyone on here at this point and hope that an unanswered friend request wont be taken as an insult. It's not...
    Tuva Tuva
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jul 19, 2009

    Real Friends

    I too, am selective. I have the tendency to trust too easily only to get burned. I recentlly had a great friend (so I thought) whom I worked with. He and i were both married. In the beginning I did fall in love with him. I realized I would rather have him as a friend then...
    yellowandblue yellowandblue
    46-50, F
    Mar 31, 2012

    Online friends come and go.

    . I've learned this throughout the years. This is why I'm quite aloof when it comes to those I meet in my life. Some peeps take offense.. But what you should know is that it's a rare thing to keep peeps around for longer than 6 months. My point is not to expect anything from...
    CovertInk CovertInk
    31-35, F
    May 3, 2015


    It makes me wonder are internet friendships real? Or has this just been an illusion of connection that I alone have created in my mind?
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 6, 2013

    I choose people to be my friend.

    I am blesses to have known 3 out of 10 who are genuine and i know doesn't take advantage of me. If you read this, you know who you are. I believe that true friendship can be found online too. I just believe that because i found them. And you will feel it too if a person is true...
    hopefaithlove84 hopefaithlove84
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 23, 2015
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