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I Do Not Want To Lose My True Friends, They Are Precious To Me

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    There when you're up. There when you're down. Forever patient and understanding. Forever caring. At what point is that not enough (causing my "friends" to look elsewhere)?
    LadyKiv LadyKiv 26-30, F Jul 11, 2010

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    I just want to make friends I don't want girlfriend or boyfriend I'm good single and I love my all friends they're so cool it cool to have friends :* if your good be my friend
    hmkspain hmkspain 16-17, M 2 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Growing up, I was surrounded by a steady group of friends that loved each other and loved me for who I was. I never felt excluded or judged, or that I had to act as someone I wasn...
    snowflake11114 snowflake11114 22-25, F Aug 15

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    I want to make friends but i don't know how. Im afraid that ill get attached and they will leave just like everyone else
    madixson madixson 13-15, F 10 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    True friends never ask anything for themselves .They never question their friends.They accept them as they are.To get good friends ,you need to be a good friend first.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    Yes I do! I have found some true quality friends on EP and I am so grateful for them! My door is always open for new friendships to develop - otherwise I wouldn't have the ones I...
    StarLily71 StarLily71 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I believe that it's not about how much you have but rather the quality of what you have. You can have 1,000 friends but if they're not good to you and cut from crappy cloth instead...
    Nior18 Nior18 18-21, M Aug 21

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    This can be particularly annoying when using social media. People can be who they want behind the screen and no one will notice. I have dealt with a couple disappointing truths and...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I don't know what happened to my friends. I used to feel blessed with all of the people in my life now they are all gone. I want to make true friends agin. I live in LA...
    CrestofCourage CrestofCourage 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I want a true friend, someone near my age. I want to be able to tell that person anything and everything, and vice versa. I moved to another city a little over year ago. It hasn...
    Frannyj Frannyj 16-17, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    True friends remember you even if you are busy and hardly get to meet them.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    True friends are rare metals. Very rare.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Some of us are so judgemental.These people must be judgemental in real life as well if they are so online.I know I am being judgemental.We should avoid asking personal questions...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F Aug 7

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    I like meeting people and becoming friends with them if possible, especially if they turn out to be true friends. So far, it's been rough. But I'll get there.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M Aug 8

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    Things have been going pretty wrong for me recently. Being a 19 year old carer, it's been really tough meeting new people since I'm not at college, uni or work at the moment (but...
    rainbowbutterflyspoonface rainbowbutterflyspoonface 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    I want to make new friends online. I have friends in my real life, but I know their stories, where they came from, and have learned all about them. I want to make new friends that...
    nursingstudentxo nursingstudentxo 22-25, F 10 Responses Aug 18

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    in real coz they are afraid of what ive been before. I have a bestfriend before and she left me because im in trouble. I have a serious problem with my neighbour before...
    yodatheching yodatheching 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I really want this but I think they would prob have to be geeky or gamers
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    i am always looking to make new friends, seeing as half the time the 'friends' have/had, end up backstabbing, lying, using or just ignoring me until they want something or are...
    Anth9012 Anth9012 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    No one should have to change for anybody - the expectation in itself is a severe stressor in a person's life (ie. the one with the expectation). Like many other women before me I...
    Polly73 Polly73 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 10

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    If I could befriend all people in the whole world, I would.. but the world seems to be filled negative things, like hatred, war, chaos and violence and other stuff.. plus all the...
    tantanerana tantanerana 16-17, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's hard for me to make friendships last... I feel that nobody cares about who I am and they are just using me. I feel I don't have real friends in my life...
    ShadowJack13 ShadowJack13 16-17, M 4 Responses Aug 14

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    Well, this is obviously a lie. I mean, there'd be few people to claim they accept Hitler, Pol-Pot or Stalin as they are, or for what they are. And those that do, well, they don't...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    That moment when you are hanging out with your best friend and his girlfriend and they are like your bro and sis and you tell your friend jokingly that his gf has no power over us...
    Jimbob94 Jimbob94 18-21, M Aug 1

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    I went on ep to meet new people and become friends with them. Not to judge anyone beause i didn't like what i saw or i wasn't impressed by it. I am down to earth and honest. Find...
    GunFinger GunFinger 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 19

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    Sometimes you just need a friend. Walking through school without a support base can be extremely tough. I wish to expand my social circle. I am open to anyone weather they are guys...
    Winbu Winbu 16-17, M 7 Responses a week ago

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    I am moving to Calgary , Canada and would like to make new friends .. Anyone ? All are welcome . No sex pests please
    albertocanada albertocanada 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So do you hate fake people or fake people who claim to be something they aren't? Hating someone is wrong. We've all lied and have done wrong things we aren't proud of. I notice...
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F a week ago

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    So I made this account last night while not sleeping and I want to make more friends. I am Kirsten from the East Coast. It would be cool to chat with people who are smart and...
    KirstenM2002 KirstenM2002 13-15, F 7 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I need a lot of friends on here because well you all are so nice and kind and everything I just wanna hug all of you!
    SolarSkyDiver SolarSkyDiver 16-17, M 3 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    My friends are usually out Friday nights getting turnt up...and I'm here with a bag of chips and redbox because I Have Saturday classes at my community college. Anyone else stays...
    ohmyleena ohmyleena 18-21, F 9 Responses 45 mins ago

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    This is a sad way of putting it but I want friends in this state. I had around 15 good ones when I was in NY but when I got here a few years ago I've been alone. I work a lot so I...
    McFrost McFrost 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just can't keep FREINDS that I get why they don't get me either hold me PLZ :( 😔
    jeniffer200 jeniffer200 13-15, F 9 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I'm going into highschool in 3 days and all my friends from my class are popular and they've been at a recent party with a lot of "cool" people and everyone was invited except me...
    claudddiiaaa claudddiiaaa 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    I want be friends with girl no mater what won't leave my side and we can talk about every thin even sexual convos openly and we play Xbox and still together cos she be help ing...
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M Jul 30

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    Hi there ! I am hoping to make some friends on this website, friends who are like me or not, I don't really mind :) as I'm one of those people who can get along with pretty much...
    IRequireAssistance IRequireAssistance 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I am a kindhearted person. I consider myself an old soul and never had friends my age growing up. The older I get the more I long for true friendships. Someone I can talk to about...
    Rebecca3lynn Rebecca3lynn 26-30, F 28 Responses a week ago

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    I have no friends... Move here to the IE a few months ago... People is always busy working... And they have no time to make new friends
    stuart007 stuart007 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    My friends group is alright and we can all have fun when we want to, but the boys in our group are pathetic. Utter *****, tonight. Can't believe them.
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F Aug 19

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    maybe but I have lost quite a few the past couple of years.. furnerals are very hard
    mrmarine mrmarine 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    Don't let others define who you are. You shine brighter than a star. You are not any less of a person because you aren't what others want. Define you they can't. Don't let others...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    For years I've lacked and craved friendship that was true. I've spent my time drowning within a toxic grouping, don't my fair share of regrettable decisions. My name is Cara...
    MissCaraCarnageTheGamingGambit MissCaraCarnageTheGamingGambit 18-21, F 9 Responses Aug 12

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    I guess I'm just going through an annoying stage in my life. I feel like no one understands my pressing need to get out of this place. I mean I have nothing for me here. No jobs...
    ImaginaryPrototype ImaginaryPrototype 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I guess I'm just going through an annoying stage in my life. I feel like no one understands my pressing need to get out of this place. I mean I have nothing for me here. No jobs...
    ImaginaryPrototype ImaginaryPrototype 18-21, F Aug 3

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    how you get them is how you lose them!!
    butterflysplurge123 butterflysplurge123 18-21, F Aug 8

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    I'm so sick of my stuck up friends. We're not in high school any more. I'm sick of all the bitchieness. They're so mean to people and mean to eachother! If they're talking about...
    horriblydepressed horriblydepressed 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 13

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