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I Just Want To Have Friends Who Accept Me

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 178 People

    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't. I was torn away from those friends in my freshman year, when my parents sent me away. My heart has been aching to return to my "home" ever...
    snowflake11114 snowflake11114 22-25, F Aug 15

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    As I Am

    I like who I am. I don't want people who say they re my friends, telling me how to CHANGE. Trying to improve me. If I want to change, I'll go take some kind of course. I don't try to tell my friends how to be different. If I want different, I'll find a different friend.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Oct 11, 2012

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