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I Have Feelings For a Friend

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    The Past 5 Or 6 Years

    They haven't exactly been hell but they havent been great either. About 6 years ago, I met a girl and we quickly became best friends. We developed feelings for each other and admitted it yet never acted, she was afraid it would damage our relationship. We would see other people...
    Anavrin1990 Anavrin1990 18-21 1 Response Feb 15, 2009

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    It Took Me By Surprise....

    The feelings took me by surprise...kind of out of the blue..sort of like you came into my life..out of the blue. I have fought expressing them but then I did ...kind of...sort of.. in a non conventional way....but I was surprised! You werent shocked, like I thought you would be...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 4, 2008

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    I Didn't Want To.

    I didn't expect to and it only took me 6 or 7 months to realize it.
    Shaylon Shaylon 26-30, F May 26, 2008

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    i really like her, shes my best friend

    and she means the world to me. ive liked her for a while but i dont want to lose her as a friend or make things awkward between us. but im not sure if i should say something or not for both the reason i said before and because shes a freshman in hs and im a senior and people...
    musicmaker5 musicmaker5 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 19, 2014

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    We have been friends

    since I started post secondary. I've always noticed her more than my other friends. The thing is she's happily in a relationship and that makes me not want to do anything, else it would seem so selfish. I get jealous of her boyfriend quite a bit, just don't know what to do about...
    Coolsmen Coolsmen 18-21, M Feb 15, 2014

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    Friends

    Your friends with someone never that one day might be something more! You tend to wait to see if he would respond back. Knowing that we been through heartbreaks from each others xpartners trying to heal the pain. Our experiences drew you closer. You know he has some feelings for...
    NatashaX NatashaX 31-35, F 1 Response May 11, 2013

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    Sigh...(again)

     I have had feelings for my friend for almost a year...but he has feelings for a good friend of ours...Unfortunately the other girl got him...not me -__-
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 27, 2008

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    I hate it when people say "a guy and girl can't be best friends woth out there being some kind of relationship going on" like no we very well can bc I have a guy best friend
    theatregeek21 theatregeek21 16-17, F 11 mins ago

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    I always hated when people would say you can't have a best friend of the opposite gender because it always ends in a bad relationship. I was lucky enough to have met my best friend...
    silence3412 silence3412 16-17, F 32 mins ago

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    I always have a dilemma about ZOO. I know ZOO is a place where we can finally see wild animals but I feel sorry for those animals. They are suppose to be running wild. I would be...
    tripwithzip tripwithzip 26-30, F 2 Responses 59 mins ago

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    The last couple of nights it's been so hot and humid that I know my sister has been sleeping naked. I can't sleep at night because I'm so tempted to go in to her room and see her...
    troubledguy troubledguy 18-21, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I cannot begin to tell you how excited I am to announce that I have decided to become a Plexus Ambassador!!! I have jumped in with both feet for two very important reasons: 1...
    PlexusSlimChick PlexusSlimChick 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    I have a best friend of the opposite gender. Funny, nice, sincere guy. We've been very close for two years now, and many people see us as inseparable. He is probably the best...
    1whatislife1 1whatislife1 18-21, F 5 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I need friends who understand this. All my friends don't understand why I am with him and why I put myself through all the pain. They try to understand but they don't get it. None...
    Pris1014 Pris1014 18-21, F 3 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    It's not really accurate to say I love my husband's best friend. I don't know him well enough, and being "in love" is really just infatuation anyway. Well, whatever you call it, I...
    jennytressler jennytressler 41-45 13 hrs ago

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    I think I only have friends online which I don't mind they are the realiset people I have in my life. But the ones IRL suck the life out of me. There's one chick who always cancels...
    xcaitlin12 xcaitlin12 22-25, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Do you think souls for animals exist? Discuss.
    Skullvapor Skullvapor 16-17, F 3 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Yeah I do, she always knows how to cheer me up! I've been friends with her ever since Nursery! Just over 14 years, yeah we've had our ups and downs but that's what some best...
    SarahDotCom SarahDotCom 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    If you line up me and my friends I am the fattest with my giant moobs and flabby stomach, all my friends are athletes. I don't mind one bit when they tease me and I enjoy eating...
    SwimmingWithJaws528 SwimmingWithJaws528 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am lucky enough to still be close friends with someone I literally grew up with. Our fathers grew up together and then we became best of friends. Getting together alone as a...
    ThisIsMe83 ThisIsMe83 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I love, I care, I have concerns, I worry, I can be sad, I get overwhelmed, and I love. These feelings dont matter, so why do have them???
    Masterskitten68 Masterskitten68 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Not sure why this is, I think it's because I get less bullshit from guys. Girls don't seem to like me very much... I wish I could find a female friend like me. Although I have 4...
    HannahSavannah HannahSavannah 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Since I was young, I usually played outside on my own in the country. Then moved to the city. I made some friends but I was always the tag along. Then in teen years, I had...
    willowofthewoods willowofthewoods 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When I was in the sixth grade my friend called me up and told me we couldn't be friends anymore, so I asked her why she said that I wasn't popular and that I was to stupid to be...
    TristinandAtlantis TristinandAtlantis 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I just gotta say.....I have GR8 EP Friends.....I'm a BIT Quirky...lol and the Friends I have seem to understand.....THANKS a Whole BUNCH.....a FUN Bunch and I soo APPRECIATE each...
    RetroKitten RetroKitten 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Ugh I'm extremely shy around random strangers and am never myself. With my small group of friends, I'm the crazy and fun one, but with other strangers, I never seem to be able to...
    penaddict penaddict 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I spent an awesome time with my friend of 23yrs . It makes a huge difference when the chance arises to spend quality time with a friend. To be reminded how important we are in our...
    SeekingLovetrust SeekingLovetrust 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    My friend has gone missing, but that's OK. Friends need the ability to go do what they need to do without the "burden" of having to worry about being there every minute of EVERY...
    Gentletickler Gentletickler 46-50, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    This guy I've liked for over a year, apparently has liked me back for the same amount of time. Let's just call him Bob for anonymous sakes. I genuinely like and care about...
    mollzjanine mollzjanine 18-21 1 Response a week ago

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    It was around 4 years ago, when I was just going into the 6th Grade, I had friends who were going to the same middle school as me but others who didn't, but one day in the middle...
    AlexH56 AlexH56 16-17, M Jun 23

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    Looking for a friend with benefits in South Texas
    Thatguy1258 Thatguy1258 18-21, M Jun 23

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    You know what I hate? When people just say what ever they want, without even caring if it will hurt. Like I'm not some kind of stuff animal that you can snuggle with when your...
    RosaGoesMeow RosaGoesMeow 18-21, F Jun 22

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    Today is father's day as you guy's all know, well the girls wanted to have Trey over for dinner, so he decided to take today off and just spend it with the girl's, it does feel...
    jennylovesroses jennylovesroses 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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    Give me one friend, just one, who meets the needs of all my varying moods. 'Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected. Love is blind...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 20

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    I have a best friend and I love her (as a friend of course) she's funny as hell and crazy. She super weird but I guess that's one reason we're friends lol. She makes an awkward...
    XxedwardxX XxedwardxX 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 19

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    I have an amazing friend.. I can talk to them about absolutely anything! I trust them sooo much, with anything. Thank you.
    boggbinny boggbinny 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 17

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    I'm looking for my best friend for some reason I can't talk to her I miss my best friend only at work talk in the next minute now I can't even get in touch with her on here I don't...
    sexybaby6988 sexybaby6988 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 17

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    I really do have a best friend. We almost spend everyday together and never get sick of each other. We are literally soulmates except for the fact that we're both straight. I...
    lr060 lr060 16-17, F Jun 16

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    LETSROCKIT......, you're awesome!!!! So glad you're my best friend!!!!! :-D
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 15

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    I don't want to have a baby. I'll be busy enough taking care of the windfall animals as an future animal doctor. When I realize that they have feelings too, my heart grew even...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 14

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    My life shows that monthly.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 14

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    I never got a chance to date you. To touch you. To know if you were right or wrong for me. And never knowing is the worst part. I fell in love with you and you only saw me as "some...
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 12

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