I Can Be Friends With People Totally Different From Me

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    I love making friends!

    ! I'll miss EP for allowing me to make some great friends! I have become friends with people totally different from me and I love it! A friendship also turned into love. To all my EP friends thank you for being awesome I appreciate your friendship :) until we meet again...
    InLoveWithTheSun InLoveWithTheSun
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 20, 2016

    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.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 16, 2015

    I think having friends

    that are different makes the relationship more interesting and fun. ??
    LiveLaughLove1996 LiveLaughLove1996
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Jun 7, 2015

    As long as they aren't super into sport.

    If all they want to talk about is football or F1 or tennis or cricket I can't relate. how do you feel about super hero films?
    BoyRandom BoyRandom
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Mar 7, 2016

    A religious conversation between a christian,

    a muslim, an atheist, and a gnostic is quite interesting.
    masarch96 masarch96
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Mar 7, 2016

    As long as our personalities mesh well together,

    I can get along with just about anyone. It is good to be friends with people you have things in common with, but sometimes it is nice to have friends from all different walks of life.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 19, 2016

    Who wants a friend lol

    or a play mate, I let you do what ever you want to me. Best thing I even pay you. Bdsm love i
    aaron1560 aaron1560
    31-35, M
    Feb 11, 2016

    ok so like I have a best friend

    who is the exact opposite of me I'm fun,wild, I like to be free not so emotional always happy and friendly and say what ever comes to my mind while my best friend is shy, very emotional, doesn't like to be free nor wild and isn't fun like her definition of fun is reading and...
    Casity02 Casity02
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 8, 2016

    I care. I will always care.

    Even if I don't want to.
    JustAnotherGirlOnEP JustAnotherGirlOnEP
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Sep 13, 2015

    I have a light skin friend .

    ..look like Michael Jackson ...and a dark skinned friend...look like Michael Jackson
    dmc313 dmc313
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Feb 17, 2016

    My thoughts are, if we were friends with only

    people who were like us, the diversity quotient would be offset by a million. Its our differences that make us unique and special to eachother because we tend to compliment each others pros and cons. My husband and I are polar opposites yet we are seamless as a couple, a unit...
    EtTuJudas EtTuJudas
    46-50, M
    Feb 14, 2016

    There was a friend I had met on here.

    Who was very kind to me. We parted ways due to my general distrust in people and subtle fears in me, caused due to my state of mind back then. We parted ways rather abruptly and also painfully. I blamed my friend for it and also convinced myself that I couldn't stand their...
    Unlearn Unlearn
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Sep 20, 2015

    I love people who can make me laugh.

    It's the most important trait I look for in anyone. I think it's what I enjoy doing most, to laugh. It's the best cure for anything in my opinion.
    deleted deleted
    8 Responses Dec 6, 2015

    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...
    26-30, F
    10 Responses Aug 4, 2015

    i wish i had a friend like forrest gump.

    i didnt say i wanna be a jenny
    iwishiwastall iwishiwastall
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Sep 3, 2015

    I am Jewish. So many people around the world

    hate us, hate me. I have done little harm I am aware of! I have non-Jewish friends! I value these friendships immensely!
    Corzomec Corzomec
    22-25, F
    26 Responses Jan 25, 2015

    I'm a lawyer, everyone else is different!

    It's a fact of life! Priorities.
    Dieudonneso Dieudonneso
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Mar 18, 2016

    I believe that opposite attracts.

    I have bestfriend and were totally opposite. I'm noisy and she's not. I'm lazy and she's not. I love music but she hates it. But I accept her. And I can be friends with other
    deleted deleted
    Apr 9, 2016

    Often the people i find interesting are

    completely different from me. I love variety
    RagnarLothbrok RagnarLothbrok
    1 Response Jan 28, 2016

    I dont mind what background you have

    or where you are from or what you do for work. We are all beautiful creatures and deserve to be treated well feel free to message me
    kellysolomon kellysolomon
    26-30, F
    10 Responses Feb 8, 2016

    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
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Nov 28, 2014
    Goofykidd55 Goofykidd55
    18-21, F
    Feb 17, 2016

    Who wants a friend lol

    or a play mate, I let you do what ever you want to me. Best thing I even pay you. Bdsm love i
    aaron1560 aaron1560
    31-35, M
    Feb 11, 2016

    Me and My R.O.D. are complete opposites.

    Our appearance, she's dark I'm light. She's big I'm small. Personality wise:I'm a meanie she's a sweetie. We're like sweet and sour. We're complete opposites but we go together so well like the Oreos and milk. (I'm hungry)
    leadmenot leadmenot
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Mar 21, 2016

    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
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jul 30, 2015

    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
    16 Responses Jul 30, 2015

    I love meeting new people I love talking to

    people I love people who are them I love people who are funny I love people who are stubborn I love people who are loving their self
    SofiSerean000 SofiSerean000
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 17, 2016
    openmindedsmoker openmindedsmoker
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 19, 2014

    sure can, everyone is different in their own

    way. so why not be friends. God made us all different in some way. but he also tells us to love each other like brothers and sisters as you love yourself.
    n1uoj n1uoj
    46-50, M
    1 Response Feb 16, 2016

    we are all different in color

    and skin and race. but the fact is that we all have hearts, minds and souls, we may think the same or different but it doesn't make us enemies, we all have a chance to life, love and family and we must all die one day. the fact remains that we are all humans with heartbeats . so...
    Francescacutie Francescacutie
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Aug 1, 2015
    Livit Livit
    51-55, F
    6 Responses Oct 4, 2015

    I do not care of your culture,

    your background, I certainly don't care how you look, as long as you're kind, understanding, not a butt, and willing to get to know me... then I'm happy to be your friend, and you to be mine.
    theghostofsabotage theghostofsabotage
    22-25, M
    Feb 7, 2016

    Me and my best friend are opposites in some

    ways. She is obsessed with serial killers while I endlessly research their victims. She has a sadistic mind yet I relish in pain. She doesn't care about rules, however I always try to follow them. One of the ways in which we are completely the same is our love of horror, gore...
    koolaidcult koolaidcult
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 2, 2016

    I enjoy the opportunities to get to know,

    learn about, and understand those different than me.
    Unsurefornow Unsurefornow
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Feb 8, 2016

    All my life people have said I can't believe

    you hang with that guy or how can you stand that person. One day I figured out how or why. I choose to get along with them. That has made so many things easy for me especially work. Now if they give me reason not to...
    DirtyRead DirtyRead
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Mar 18, 2016

    A strong friendship doesn't need daily

    conversation, doesn't always need togetherness, as long as the relationship lives in the heart, true friends will never part.
    themoonstone themoonstone
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 19, 2016
    deleted deleted
    13 Responses Aug 30, 2015

    one of my best friends is tottaly diffrent

    than me she hate eminem but i love him she moves 1d but i hate'em she tinks that the games are just waste of time but i m addicted to them but above all that i love her because she was with me all the time even low times
    18-21, M
    Feb 4, 2016

    If you'll give me the chance,

    accept me for who I am, then I am willing to do that also.
    Randompi Randompi
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Oct 17, 2015

    Hey everyone. I'm new to this.

    ..seems pretty interesting and very "deep"... How is everyone and where is everyone from? I'm from England!
    westiegirl8998 westiegirl8998
    22-25, F
    23 Responses Jan 24, 2015

    Three girls. One has a problem with bad sex

    Another one has a problem with being taken advantage of having sex And the last one has a problem with having no sex. We girls are having problems. Lol.
    ChannelingTruth ChannelingTruth
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Feb 28, 2016

    I don't care who you are

    if you are nice to me I am nice to you.
    bamala bamala
    22-25, F
    10 Responses Aug 11, 2014

    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...
    deleted deleted
    14 Responses Sep 12, 2014
    kyliethainsucks kyliethainsucks
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Apr 15, 2015

    my friend Emily is totally different from me

    like I'm a guy she's a girl but I guess were both smart in our own way but in the real world that's a double standard for nerd. I mean she deserves to be popular she's a nice beautiful person with high energy and a bubbly Aurora she doesn't wanna give up on anything that's what...
    nicebro15 nicebro15
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Feb 4, 2016
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 8, 2016

    I recently moved to a new city

    and it feels like a whole new world. I can seriously do with more genuine friends. Perhaps EP is not the right place to make real life connections but do you guys have any suggestions? Most apps I have downloaded is for dating only although they advertise it as useful to...
    Mystiquelady Mystiquelady
    36-40, F
    12 Responses Jan 25, 2016

    the world would be a boring place

    if we where all the same....
    GoKingsGo GoKingsGo
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Jul 31, 2015

    Walking away from a friendship

    that no longer benefits you isn't wrong; it means you're a stronger person for doing so. Being able to accept that this person is not inherently bad, just bad for you and your life, is what makes you noble. You are allowed to terminate toxic relashionships. You have to...
    JustAnotherGirlOnEP JustAnotherGirlOnEP
    18-21, F
    10 Responses Aug 30, 2015

    I have a Social Anxiety!

    I guess that you could help me to improve my social! This Anxiety makes me feel so frustated! Thats why sometimes Im alone! I do really need a friend!
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 9, 2016

    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
    3 Responses Jan 3, 2015

    My friends usually have to be at least somewhat

    social, where as I have high social anxiety, they have to pick up my slack. The people I'm best with are people who are willing to get to know me and get close to me, then I am able to be myself around them.
    KittySoules KittySoules
    22-25, T
    Feb 9, 2016

    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
    Nov 20, 2014

    all of my all friends are absolute oposite of

    me, they all quiet shy, reserved while im all the place like, and very social
    FelineLover311 FelineLover311
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 9, 2016

    Except with my upstairs neighbor she is

    freaking ridiculous. I can't tell if she is fighting, having sex or praying?? Wtf?? Maybe there an exorcism going on upstairs. Well time to turn up the music (AGAIN)
    TristeMuneca87 TristeMuneca87
    26-30, F
    9 Responses Nov 21, 2015

    Three type of people you need in your life: 1-

    your guide 2- your counterbalance 3- your soulmate
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Dec 6, 2015

    Since I know NOBODY like me

    but have a lot of friends, yeah. But I'm the completely different one.
    prettyprude prettyprude
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 16, 2015
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