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I Believe a Best Friend Is Family

Do you believe your friends became family to you? 500 People

    My Brothers

    I have five brothers, my parents named them after the apostles: John, James, Paul, Peter and Phillip.  This is absolutely true.  I just posted something where I mentioned my brothers, but I think maybe the idea belongs here. I grew up in a large, Catholic family...
    Debra27 Debra27 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 21, 2009

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    Yes I Do! ...

    Yes i do! well my family are, i can't speak for anyone else, i suppose i am lucky in this respect, my spouse, daughter and my son are my best friends also,. But there the old saying springs to my mind, ''you can pick your friends, but you can't pick your family''
    welshbabe welshbabe 46-50, F Jun 20, 2009

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    Best Family Of Friends

    Who says that friends can't be considered as family? Who says that? Who's law is it? I do consider most of my friends like family and I don't see that changing. It could be my family's friends, my EP friends or my new penpal friends but that doesn't make them any less of family...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jun 12, 2010

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    Had a fun night with this girl:) missed the

    good times we had together
    SexyCanadian321 SexyCanadian321 22-25, F Jul 8

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    Everyone who I become close to becomes more

    apart of my life and therefore becomes part of my family. So let's try to be friends.
    amarie0710 amarie0710 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    To My Pal And Confidant

    I just got done spending another great, but to far in between, weekend with my best friend. It always feels just like old times and we talk as if no time at all has really passed. It is nice to be with someone who understands you in all of your weirdness and partakes in some of...
    GrahamCracker626 GrahamCracker626 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 13, 2012

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    Family Is Where Heart Belongs - With My Best Friends

    It is said that friendship is the relation you can make. All others are made for you. While love is the relation between 2 hearts, friendship is the relation between heart and the heart beat.Without one the other doesn't exist...
    booklover4ever booklover4ever 18-21, F Jul 3, 2012

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    I love this girl:) she did an amazing job on my

    hair and she should be a hairdresser:)
    FriendlyCanadian321 FriendlyCanadian321 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    People

    To tell the truth, most of my immediate family have died, My one living brother ******** my mother estate down to nothing. When i divorce my wife a few years ago my two adult kids turned their back on me refuse to talk to me. I am but a human and humans are social creatures, so...
    jadecrow jadecrow 51-55, M 4 Responses Jun 20, 2009

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    My Family Is Now Adopted

    My uncle by marriage (now divorced) to my aunt. My roommate. My mentor. My other friend. and they treat me with respect. I now reject anyone who does not respect me. My family did not. Maybe my mother tried. but she was so sick.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 30, 2012

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    My Best Friend Is Like A Sister

    We share and tell everything! we are very close and she is 1 friend one could ask for ? When ever I feel down she is like a phone call away. He supported me like my family would with all my troubles. I have the greatest friend anyone could ask for! She is like my sister!
    Speed61 Speed61 26-30, M Jan 12, 2013

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    For My Bestie :)

    I just got back from a trip to the town where I grew up. As is usual when I'm spending a lot of time with my family, there was some stress. Also as usual, that stress was greatly alleviated by my best friend. We met in a sixth grade art class. Both of us were misfits, and after...
    StellaDiBellezza StellaDiBellezza 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 13, 2012

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    I have sooo many blood relatives all over the

    world, most of them I have yet to meet, but they're just never around when I need them most. Like my big cousin who I looked at her like a big sister more isn't around anymore, my aunties and uncles aren't around, not even my grandparents... The only real family I do got is my...
    MixedJayy MixedJayy 16-17, F Jun 5

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    Telling My Parents That Am Hiv Positive!

    I have been Hiv Positive a year and some months now and i feel guilty every day knowing i dont know how to tell my parents and i dont think i would ever, because i some how think that they would not wont to ever talk to me again. i some times become scared that my boyfren would...
    ironman2281 ironman2281 26-30, M 16 Responses Jul 17, 2012

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    Taking my bro to Florida

    for his 17th birthday!
    Cdchampion Cdchampion 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    Best Friends

    Your best friend just has to be your family if he's your best friend. (I mean that as it's impossible to describe.)
    Bryceman99 Bryceman99 13-15, M Jun 29, 2009

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    I Always Separate Friends F...

    I always separate friends from family but having a best friend is almost like family, actually it's more than that because I can tell my best friend things that I can't tell my family.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 20, 2009

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    The Christmas Trip

    We were Juniors in High School and had been friends since 6th grade so she was the obvious choice when my parents told me I could pick a friend to take with on our Christmas vacation to see family.  Now I was born and raised in Texas but my parents weren't as lucky; they are...
    GrahamCracker626 GrahamCracker626 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2012

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    There's No Other Way!

    For me... it's pretty darn hard for me to not include a best friend as part of my family! They become my sisters and brothers. :-) I introduce them to the key people in my life, my blood-related siblings and my mother. They are worried for, taken care of, talked about (mostly in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 20, 2009

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    They Are

    (may she rest in peace)I had one best friend that knew more about me than my whole family combined. She was there for me more and she just understood me. She was like a sister a mother a pastor and a best friend rolled up in one. If I ever needed her no matter what time or what...
    ariel901 ariel901 18-21, F Sep 29, 2011

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    Sometimes Even Better.

    Best friends choose each other.  Family is born to each other. So there are times I am much more open to my best friend, and inclined to share deeper things with them. Yes... best friends are family... in all the right ways. And I wouldn't trade mine for the world.
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F Jul 30, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    This will be somewhat long but I really need to express all of the sadness and anger that's consuming me inside out. My ex best friend, who I'll call Emily on this post, had been...
    Camille02 Camille02 16-17, F 2 Responses 34 mins ago

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    Me and my best friend have been friends since 2nd grade and now we are entering our first years in high school. Well now, we aren't best friends anymore thanks to a mistake that I...
    basketballislife15 basketballislife15 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    When my best friend needs me I'm there 100% I will stop everything I am doing. like now ( best friend emergency ) so goodbye for now but anyone wanna talk we can talk later :)
    francesca223 francesca223 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    Dakotah was my best friend in the whole world he was my secret keeper shoulder to cry on and when everyone else let me down he was my knight in shining armor and now he's gone and...
    MissSkye MissSkye 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    The void I felt as I fell apart was, at least to what I could imagine in my mind, probably equal to what you felt when I'd left you in the hospital. I began to feel very sad. I...
    justderek justderek 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    Now accepting best friend applications 😊
    Imsobored123 Imsobored123 18-21, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I experience having a Boyfriend who is also my Best Friend but we're not together now because of Her EX .. He promise that he will come back to me Maybe someday .. Is it real or...
    CamilleJane CamilleJane 16-17, F 6 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    God she annoys the crap out of me 24/7, always arguing about the stupidest stuff and I love her for it lol. We're always teasing each other and being totally rude, but she's always...
    Tayway22 Tayway22 13-15, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I'm almost 30 years old, so I thought my days of horrible friends and unwanted drama were long gone...I was wrong. I started working with a girl "Meg," last year. We started...
    monkeytine monkeytine 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I didn't know what true friendship was until I met my best friend. We met a year ago, when my life was at it's worse. Everyone thought they were no hope for me to change, I got on...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Jul 3

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    I edited this a little bit, I didn't know if I wanted you guys to know everything that had happened afterwards but I'm not as nervous as I was before. So I'm bi and yes I fell in...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I've known my ex for 15 years, her older brother for just as long. He was my best friend, we grew up together, and we were brothers. 8 Years ago, he was killed in Iraq, and over...
    bigbluecolonel bigbluecolonel 26-30, M Jul 16

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    My sister is my best friend and I miss her. Seems we have grown apart. She made friends with her neighbors who drink every night and she has a hard time saying no. We'll...
    raedavis raedavis 31-35, F Jul 17

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    Since i already read a lot of stories in here maybe its time for me to share my story. So i have a secret crush to my girl best friend. We've been friends since we were in...
    stupid26 stupid26 18-21, M Jul 2

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    So I have mixed feelings for my best guy friend. and he likes my best girlfriend. the thing is she knows that i have mixed feelings for him , but he likes her and she likes him...
    GiaZol GiaZol 16-17, F Jul 8

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    Both of them. My male best friend is so close but I don't get along with the other girls in his life and we haven't spoken a lot lately because we're both so busy. It's been about...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    me and this guy were attached at the hip for the past year. like automatic connection. he literally is me in another body, he just gets me and listens to me all the time. he's my...
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    So I have been friends with this girl for over a year and now we are honestly best friends. I haven't been this close to someone ever in my life. We met at work and after a couple...
    cj177 cj177 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    We don't call our selfs best friends, but I believe we are the best friend of each other. He is really the only person I can be smart with, and actually hates me when I play dumb...
    Notwhatyouthinkiam Notwhatyouthinkiam 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I have literally all I need in life except a girl best friend. I have a loving family, boyfriend, career, and even a dog (the best friend I have after my boyfriend). I dance and...
    livethelifeyoul0ve livethelifeyoul0ve 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Lately this is pretty relevant. I remember when I was in Texas visiting family something had happened and I was balling my eyes out and I was calling my best friends over and over...
    Tiffersneeze Tiffersneeze 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    She's the ultimate worst best friend on earth. She doesn't care about me at all, she makes fun of me the whole time. She basically stole my first boyfriend/love. She took my...
    anonymouslymyself anonymouslymyself 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I have many guy friends and although I enjoy the laughter, jokes, and good times, I miss having a girl best friend . I'm not gay or anything I just like having a girl who comes to...
    21anchors 21anchors 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    My best friend was Jordan and I meet her when I was like 7 believe it or not we first met in a church which was ironic cause she's an atheist and I'm undefined now. Anyway we got...
    DarkRun421 DarkRun421 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Hi. I'm new to this place, so I don't know much about it. But since this is an experience project, I'm going to share one. My best friend, passed away on the 3rd of May, 2014. He...
    ary07 ary07 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    My crazy story.. Advice or comments are appreciated please keep it constructive thanks!! So I met this guy a while ago, didn't really think much of it because it was kind of just...
    mandybaby27 mandybaby27 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    me and my best friend were fighting over a picture she hated she is the one with straight hair in the picture she said she hated it cuz of her hair but before any of this happened...
    megan1247 megan1247 18-21, F Jul 6

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    It seems as if my best friend from the fifth grade doesn't want to remember me for some reason. She's a military kid like many of my other friends are. I tend to make friends with...
    drpastasauce drpastasauce 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 14

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