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I Can Be Friends With People Totally Different From Me

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    I just made friends with a scary sheep :D He

    head-butts everyone except for me :D I love that guy and he loves me lol
    tarara0414 tarara0414 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 9, 2014

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    And that's what make my friendship with you

    guys unique, you know who you are. I don't care that millions of people can see this cause it doesn't matter. You two make my life easier and funnier and fuller! Thank you!
    hannapanna hannapanna 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I love meeting new and weird ppl.

    bc I can be my ernegery self, and bc is more fun, than meeting normal ppl
    theThunder1123 theThunder1123 22-25, M Aug 8

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    I enjoy hearing people's life stories.

    Without diversity, life would be boring. It's our differences that can make life worthwhile
    Lsj01 Lsj01 22-25, F 8 Responses Jun 14

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    I can be friends but my only wish don't love me

    if I make some wrong or please don't block me it will hurt me much.
    verlaidamendoza28 verlaidamendoza28 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    loryR loryR 51-55, F 17 Responses Sep 30, 2014

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    F R I E N D Few Relationships In Earth Never

    Die HAPPY FRIENDSHIP DAY!!!
    Samannaz Samannaz 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I want to make real true friends I can talk to

    all the time, tell anything and have a long sweet relationship guys or girls
    skittlequeen skittlequeen 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    kyliethainsucks kyliethainsucks 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 15

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    If only closed minded people came with a closed

    mouth πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
    openmindedsmoker openmindedsmoker 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 19, 2014

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    JadeB08 JadeB08 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 16, 2014

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    Let's be clear, I'm not meaning l can

    and will be friends with everyone, my arrogance and ignorance radar is well tuned and l have no respect or tolerance for rudeness either! With that said, I'm talking about conversing with people who have different life experiences, outlooks and opinions from me. I enjoy a good...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 16 Responses Sep 12, 2014

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    I have friends who's interests

    and personalities are very different if not completely opposite of mine. As long as you see value in each other and cherish each other's feelings that's all that matters. Number one respect each other. Number two have fun!!
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2014

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    I already have some weird friends in my list,

    (not here obviously) and I love them because they don't change for my sake.I think that's a good mentality to be oneself and I respect that.
    PG90 PG90 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    I like to befriend everyone!

    And I really mean that when I say it. I appreciate everyone's differences! I would say I'm pretty easy-going. In school I was friends with people from every social group...nerds, stoners, choir kids, popular kids, jocks, loners, cheerleaders, band geeks, emos, outcasts. I'm...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 14 Responses Aug 4

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    Luxe0716 Luxe0716 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    While visiting Panama,

    I took a trip with a bunch of tourists to the San Blas Islands. Four Germans, a Canadian, a French girl, an Italian living in the UK, one New Yorker and me an American Navy brat with no regional culture. I never felt more at home than I did with this group of people. We spent...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 14

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    Because we should be celebrating diversity!

    I love how people tell me stories about their lives and it makes me appreciate the world a whole lot better. I want to push the boundaries of my own thinking as I believe that we all should be more tolerant, compassionate, and helpful to one another. Let's spread the love y'all...
    Alyyeska Alyyeska 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 14

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    I want to make new friends from anywhere

    because I enjoy learning about different cultures and I think there is strength in diversity.
    Shyviolet2 Shyviolet2 36-40, F 7 Responses Nov 28, 2014

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    why is it so hard for me to make friends?

    i don't think i'm a horrible person.. i just dont know how to open up to anyone, i'm terrified that they'll find me too boring or plain.
    deleted deleted 26-30 20 Responses Jul 30

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    those make the best friends diversity makes the

    world go round if we only were comfortable with people who were too alike wed all be lost and ugnorant
    cl79 cl79 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    georgeristick georgeristick 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Don't you just love it

    when you find out your best friend is gay?
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 15

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    The word "friends" is probably a stretch

    but I can associate with anyone I believe I'm very confident in my ability, although if it doesn't work out I'll probably resort to taunts and violence.
    RegANONdixo RegANONdixo 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I like having friends

    that like the same things that I do...or at least some things...but I also enjoy having friends that are totally opposite of me. You learn more from them. Like I'm insecure, introverted, shy to an extent, cynical, negative...geez I THINK I have some good traits somewhere!!LOL...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 22, 2014

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    My best friend is my complete opposite.

    She's a bit of materialistic, I'm simple, she's a pain in the arse, I'm a bit tamed (sometimes), she can't go a day without her phone, I can go a year without my phone, she likes to talk, I like to listen, she hates reading, I live to read. She likes Justin Bieber/ Chris Brown...
    zrylism zrylism 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 30

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    My best friends and I are very different.

    We come from very different backgrounds and believe diffrent things. Many times we marvel at how close we are and how it was literally an accident. A random reconnection one Wed afternoon over year ago. We talk about anything and everything. My life is so much better with...
    Sassychick06 Sassychick06 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I want to be surrounded my strong people Wise

    and experienced people in life People I feel yes feel including think are special people because they are different from society Not by looks but their their personality and the frequency they give off I want to be around creative people People who are deeply passionate about...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 26

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    talaunanna talaunanna 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I can be friends with total opposite of me

    Granted Im a different breed and think and do things different does not mean we cant be friends. Who knows may learn something.
    Averageguy41011 Averageguy41011 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    However, a level of intelligence is always

    appreciated. I don't necessarily mind seeing your ****, but a simple hello and a discussion of who you are would be nice. An approach that inspires is more intellectual. Words about you not photos of your ****, your ***, flowers, or scenes of lovers getting it on...... Do you...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F 12 Responses Feb 19

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    I have met some amazing people using the

    Internet people I grew to love but never met but you feel that you can speak to about so many things!
    SamM1057 SamM1057 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 3

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    Except for a few things,

    one of my best friends is the complete opposite of me. We both agree that there's no reason we should be friends. We even hated each other when we first met. We don't like to question it though.
    Spyro93 Spyro93 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I accept people for who they are.

    It's just that simple.
    unbrokenground unbrokenground 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    Everyone is different

    and unique which is why people connect so well with other people. Would you really enjoy talking to someone who is exactly like you? I actually need us to be different so we can have conversations that are dufferent everytime we talk. I like learning new things about people. At...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I can be a friend with just about any body,

    even senile old men make me laugh some times.
    Karinamvedo Karinamvedo 18-21, F 11 Responses Jul 20

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    In fact I am. My best friend

    and I are complete opposites, yet somehow we manage to get along. He's an atheist, I'm a Christian. I'm a police officer and he's the biggest stoner I've ever met, which often causes more problems than religious differences. He's also bisexual and has a crush on me, which I don...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 10

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    rick357 rick357 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 2

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    how do I go about kissing my best friend she

    is a lesbian she wants me an I want her I feel so much love for her do I kiss her
    liketof66 liketof66 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 16

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    All my friends are different

    as I am. I love to meet people who are totally different from me, I can learn something new and it's exciting.
    perrilive perrilive 26-30, F 8 Responses Jun 3

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    I'd really like to make new friends

    so feel free to message me! I'm easy to talk to and I dont judge,
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jul 2

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    Not everyone is like this

    but I wish they were.
    lexisavoie lexisavoie 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I don't care if you are skinny,

    fat, ugly, tall, short, straight, gay, or bi. I will totally be friends with you and still love you for the way you are. You can always be yourself around me. I don't judge people for who they are and I never will. :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 31, 2014

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    You could be some creepy,

    preppy, cheerleader creature thing, and I could still potentially be friends with you. I don't care how similar or not you are to me, if we get along then we get along. If not, then fΓΊck off.
    LinkTurtle LinkTurtle 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    I think having friends

    that are different makes the relationship more interesting and fun. ??
    LiveLaughLove1996 LiveLaughLove1996 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 7

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    Amongst my friends I know Christians,

    Pagans, Wiccans, Atheists, Agnostics and even a Mormon or two :) Just because people are different doesn't mean we can't get along with them.
    MrsRusty MrsRusty 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 5