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I Like Unexpected Friendships

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    One of the best, in my opinion,

    and most unexpected thing you can do is help someone you have a problem with when they need a helping hand. It shakes things up and can even settle differences and sprout an unlikely, lifelong friendship. I think the outcome is only always beneficial to you. Expect the...
    GirlOfTowers GirlOfTowers 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I love when you can just talk to someone,

    it might be a stranger or just a person you've spoken with one time, and you automatically click. You have this long conversation about anything and everything and it makes me so happy. Sitting up at night talking to someone about meaningful-or pointless-stuff is so amazing...
    courtlharris courtlharris 16-17, F Jan 30

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    I was being trained for a job

    and my first day there, my coworker got me something to eat. She'd stolen something for herself and something for me from the nurses' lounge. That made me laugh. She got my jokes, too, and she actually sought me out to talk to me even when we worked in different areas. When I...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 26-30 Apr 15

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    Youtube.

    Unexpected friendships are awesome. Even online ones. I was doin' stuff on YouTube, commenting on videos and stuff, when I saw that one comment. It was rude. Very rude. To the entire YouTube community,but NOT the video. And I replied,even though I knew it would create a YouTube...
    itsMEandYOUknowIT itsMEandYOUknowIT 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 9, 2012

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    Not really.. Actually if you want a Temporary Friend, im always here. It does sucks because some friendships i wanna stay for long.. But i suck at friendships and im only good at...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    Over the years I met so many people and with some good values , few places questioned my relationships with people, I even thought something was wrong with me , because living in...
    hunlove hunlove 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    Yes, lasting and real friendships.
    infinitygirl98 infinitygirl98 16-17, F Aug 17

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    My friendships lasts until you screw up
    imshy1234 imshy1234 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I think the best friendships are with people that you don't see as friends but as family.
    sunnyvic sunnyvic 31-35, F Sep 5

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    I never take true friendships for granted. If you decide to turn on me and become fake just know i will never forgive you.
    h3yjay h3yjay 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I have many acquaintances but few true friends. My best local friend moved 1500 miles from here. However, we make time to talk and share a beer or two . Cheers for true...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    My mother and I use to be best friends. And by that I mean when I was 14-17. That was the time when I dropped out of school and helped her with her weed habit. She allowed me to...
    cirrus19xx cirrus19xx 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    Friends for Life Hi everyone, I'm Spencer! Some people are able to keep the same friends for several decades while some just move on every couple years. I'm both ways. A...
    spencerhaber spencerhaber 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    It's crazy when I can actually say I've made a friend. I don't get along with many people. I'm anti social and weird. Seriously weird. Not in the quirky way either more in like the...
    disasterland disasterland 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Hi there I'm new on here so would just like to say a great big hello to everybody! I'm an honest easy goin person who would like to make new friends!
    shazzaT shazzaT 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 27

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    I really don't have many friends at all. Being married tended to lead me to this point after 7 years. Im a cool guy, I like doing things that most people like to do. Most of.my...
    Fitguy1984 Fitguy1984 26-30, M Aug 27

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    "Ate Maine, I really really really like your new look, though you look not in your stated age - it's a compliment ha coz you look so young - it suits you better." Received this...
    charmee26 charmee26 31-35, F Aug 29

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    So my friend Sam, who I thought I might've liked for a bit, asked me if I wanted to be his friend with benefits. I was shocked because I'm not that kind of person. He then...
    Em518 Em518 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    A year ago my best friend decided to hook up with someone they knew I liked and hooked up with. When they told me about it I was very upset. I feel like there is a beak in trust...
    tallhipster tallhipster 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 2

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    My truest friend is Caroline Forestier who lives in my home village about half hour from Tours. She and I share everything, and we always go on holidays with each other. She is my...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F Aug 16

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    M. Rainwater: "There is no such thing as too much laughter, too much joy or too many hugs. There is no such thing as too much love, too many kisses, too many true friendships...
    jenga1 jenga1 46-50, F Aug 16

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    Melany1049me Melany1049me 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    Does anyone else think its hard to maintain an online friendship? Cause with me it's like trying to race a snail through a field of peanut butter. It just doesn't work.
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    "We must make both of those temporal and spiritual preparing for that functions prophesied at the time of the 2nd Coming. Plus the preparation more than likely being neglected...
    Joshua950z5kh8 Joshua950z5kh8 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    In the course of this 2nd working day's vacation, the surroundings promptly gets mountainous and the teach travels alongside the Bow River Gorge and in to the Rockies.Peaks...
    Deborahyt Deborahyt 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    College essays and apps.... I feel like am inundated with unexpected trauma....
    Driftingminds Driftingminds 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I love how true friends won't forget about you even if you're no longer in the same school and if they don't live in the same place as you. Despite the time that they haven't...
    Athinaa Athinaa 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    My previous story was about bullying in a Viber group. This next story is very common, one that has been told and retold. An old friend and I met; exchanged news/personal notes...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    This is just one of my observations. Some women I've seen use their emotions to manipulate a man into doing what she wants him to do. I find this behavior to be repulsive...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    In September 2007, study financed by Britain’s Foodstuff Specifications Company and posted on the net via the British health-related journal The Lancet presented evidence...
    Benitakey Benitakey 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Crowns and Bridges: Personal crowns can fix closely decayed and weakened enamel. We also give bridges to shut gaps amongst missing teeth.Individuals are despatched back again to...
    Nolanyqj Nolanyqj 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    It's very confusing tbh because I'm a wolf yet I sometimes get very cat-like instincts.. I love to play around and rub my body around corners, I love other cats and I like to meow...
    XxWolfGirlMidnightxX XxWolfGirlMidnightxX 13-15, F Aug 23

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    Over the years I have learnt that true friendship is so hard to find and even if you did it's not good to expect things done in a specific way coz one is your friend. Even your...
    snee2 snee2 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 24

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    We are committed to preserving your privateness and will not hire or sell your e-mail address. By continuing, you comply with our privacy coverage and Terms of Use.Head to and...
    Carriele83 Carriele83 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    A true friend is someone who is like a sibling only it's not blood that ties you. A true friend cherishes every moment they spend with you.
    DearbhalC95 DearbhalC95 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    Hi bix.Found some time to tell you about one of my times with a couple. Wasn't even thinking about doing anything,it just turned out to be. Sometimes the best pleasures are the...
    redheadjenn redheadjenn 41-45, F Aug 29

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    I spent the last few hours with a good friend from high school. We have been hanging out more and more lately because it seems he is the only one that truely cares about me no...
    Lovelyxx93 Lovelyxx93 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    I feel as I treat my friends like my family members, I love them hard and I love them all.. I just wish I could get the same treatment from most of them
    1locamama 1locamama 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    Do ya now? Well that should be interesting because I am not even sure I know where my mind is all the time. Sometimes it likes to scamper off on unexpected vacations. It seems...
    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Joshua603a4yn8 Joshua603a4yn8 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 6

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    I don't really have an idea, and maybe that's mainly because I back out on something before I know it's going to burst into a fireworks of unecessary pain. I'm not only talking...
    acitythatneverwakesup acitythatneverwakesup 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    My bestfriend pretends like I dont exist and I feel so alone all the time. I'm trying to talk to her and she's just not responding. She only responds when i'm in a crisis which is...
    99jasi 99jasi 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Or at least I used to. Can't really tell who's your friend and who's not. I've had plenty of people tell they will always be there for me, but it turned out to be lies. They left...
    Iyaniaya Iyaniaya 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I really do. I have so few of them that the ones I have are a treasure and so few people actually know who they are. They are the ones I walk up to and they know right away that I...
    EmilyAlter EmilyAlter 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Those who exercise patience sometimes find an unexpected treasure at the end of their frustration.
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    There are lots of forms of tours for seniors who want to take a look at Europe but would prefer to not get it done on their own. By deciding upon an escorted tour, they Permit...
    Cameronzpg2937 Cameronzpg2937 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    My coworker (same sex) admitted she has a crush on me I can say is that it was totally unexpected and surprising!!
    Fitnesschick Fitnesschick 18-21, F Sep 3