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I Like Unexpected Friendships

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    It never ceases to amaze me at the people

    that are just hanging out around you... Some are very genuine others pretend to be. In any case there is the potential to make new and lasting friendships from the people that you'd least expect. Now if you're like me and you've "experienced" what's on the experience project...
    Beardly77 Beardly77 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 29

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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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    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 18-21, F Jan 30

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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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    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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    Had super fun with these type of friendships.

    I mean you don't know anything at all about these people. Then they turned up. Boom! You just had fun. You can just laugh together with anything. Party together like as if they were long time friends.
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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    Just realized i received huge unexpected gifts this year. And to think I was bitching a lot. I thank God for listening to my prayers. But of course im still praying for that one...
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F Nov 21

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    I love receiving gifts from people ;) or should i say tips. I'm very loving and sedu.ctive I like to try new things and have fun a lot. Simple Gifts and Tips from my darlings...
    PinkLipstick00 PinkLipstick00 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 22

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    I have to admit, I'm one of the most stubborn people I know. Even when I need help, I will refuse and work hard to get what I need or want. I have been like that for my whole life...
    TigerNeko TigerNeko 22-25, F Nov 24

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    I got a car. It was a Prius. I hate when dad plays jokes.
    TheAnonymousTroll TheAnonymousTroll 13-15, M Nov 22

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    I want to give my mom a surprise gift :( but i dont have the money for it i am selling some of my clothes so at least i could earn but its no way near 2000 dollars :( i really wamt...
    pandafii pandafii 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    My birthday is coming :') 1st week of december when i was a kid i received lots of gifts but as i grow older i dont receive any gifts , my mom always want to give something but i...
    pandafii pandafii 18-21, F Nov 26

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    I have always enjoyed meeting new people. I like making friendships that last for years
    bacon62 bacon62 51-55, M Nov 25

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    Ok I have so many questions please help! (social disorder?) I am a 'maladaptive daydreamer' (I think that's how it's spelled). I constantly daydream all the time and develop...
    uneatenavacado uneatenavacado 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Sometimes I wonder if some friendships are wise for me to keep. Some relationships are simply toxic and should be avoided and/or ended altogether. Whether it is female or male...
    ttbridge ttbridge 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    There are a few issues with making friends. First of all I find it difficult to approach someone. In person it's almost impossible and online I find it hard to come up with a...
    Gentle153 Gentle153 26-30, M Dec 4

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    I find it more interesting to talk to females than I do guys I am actually getting tired of how guys talk about females and sex like it is ok to only think of them as toys or meat
    anton88 anton88 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    Looking to build long term friendships with people from the USA! First off my name is Jacob and I'm a 17 year old male from the USA. Yes I know you've probably seen me post on...
    ShadowFax97 ShadowFax97 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    So... I just posted, what I'm about to post, in response to a question, and I realised I had, maybe, finally been able to define those rare, genuine friendships, that one can only...
    Aletheia14 Aletheia14 31-35, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I was suprised today with sweet gestures, an unexpected pleasure. Felt so near; so close. Tender words, quiet moments, together.
    theSusanQ theSusanQ 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    I had a Business meeting that turned into an unexpected pleasure!
    mihael011 mihael011 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I woke at 2am unable to return to my slumber. I had a midnight snack and a chat with a friend or two. Later, sleepy, messing with my phone before taking another try at sleep, a...
    theSusanQ theSusanQ 51-55, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    ... but I am not kind for the payoff.. it just sort of comes back in good karma. its unexpected and i do love that. :)
    emmatyler emmatyler 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    You Look Like an Aquarius It's likely that you are very striking. You stand out in a room. You are probably also taller than average, and that also helps you get noticed. You...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 3 Responses Dec 6

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    Relationships are like a mirror: what reflects back is how you treat the other person. Personally, I would say grow up, forgive (even if you cannot forget). That is the mark of a...
    tan54321 tan54321 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 20

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    So, today I had brunch with my friends and they began discussing my brother. He is often a topic that I dread because I know that most people who lay eyes on him will never cease...
    ckj39 ckj39 18-21, M Nov 22

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    I have found a soul sister I thank God for her Her words are like little capsules of wisdom Swallow them and you will feel a sense of freedom She is so kind and sweet Though in...
    tan54321 tan54321 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    To truly express what is deep inside you and make that true connection can be hard. We all live life with apprehensions and expectations. We never live up to other people's...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 29

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    Well, to say something about what is true friendship and its importance, the only best quote came to my mind said by the son-in-law of Prophet Muhammad PBUH: "The one who loses...
    DAKtheligislator DAKtheligislator 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    At times I feel like I have no friends. I don't really have so called lots of friends to hang with and it's depressing.
    bre27 bre27 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 2

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    10yeargap.com focuses on younger women dating older men and it encourages age gap marriage. 10YearGap.com is not a sugar daddy site. Single women are attracted to older single men...
    JessieFay JessieFay 31-35, F Dec 2

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    10yeargap.com focuses on younger women dating older men and it encourages age gap marriage. 10YearGap.com is not a sugar daddy site. Single women are attracted to older single men...
    JessieFay JessieFay 31-35, F Dec 2

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Three - Chapter Eighteen The wet and miserable weather - not so unusual in an Irish wintertime - seemed to drag on forever and still forever. Dada was...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I feel like I'm always the one putting more into a friendship and never getting it back.
    CathyMorgan CathyMorgan 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 7

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    This is mee! Add me! Message me! I will reply to you. 😄 Just wanna make awesome friendships
    SamGuesd SamGuesd 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 11

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    I recently reconnected with a friend that I had at a time in my life when I seemed to have it all figured out. While we talked I suddenly felt an overwhelming need to drop the...
    MelMel68 MelMel68 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Just like....car crashes..? 💥🚙 Idk :p
    PartyPat2336 PartyPat2336 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 20

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    I am a server at a restaurant and people have been so kind to me that sometimes I just want to cry. I have a bubbly and sassy personality and I love to make people laugh and feel...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F Nov 20

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    Hi friends I hope i could get some solution here for my problems. I am one depression girl. why i depressed is its becoz of one stupid guy. I believed him soo much but he cheated...
    XYEZ XYEZ 26-30, F Nov 24

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    It makes me smile like nothing else, when I catch an unexpected reflection and realise. 'Thats not some woman, it's me' :-D
    Heellover Heellover 36-40, M Nov 25

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    I did it- 13.1 miles today. But my phone ran out of juice before I made it home! Cool thing was that my route totally unexpectedly ran along with an existing race. I didn't choose...
    ZigNamaste ZigNamaste 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    Danny decided to go skiing with his buddy, Jim. So they loaded up Danny's car and headed north. After driving for a few hours, they got caught in a terrible blizzard and pulled...
    Morningdewdrop Morningdewdrop 70+ 1 Response Dec 3

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    Later that day I got to thinking about relationships. There are those that open you up to something new and exotic; those that are old and familiar; those that bring up lots of...
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Be patient. The best things happen unexpectedly.
    MrRubberDuck MrRubberDuck 61-65, M 1 Response a week ago

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    AM I A SCROOGE? Christmas for me has become, in the passed few years a major downer. It's not that I think that Christmas is stupid, I just can't seem to enjoy it anymore. When...
    mrbill349 mrbill349 66-70, M 6 days ago

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    Idk why but I just do lol unless there creepy. I don't like boring conversations about your day or what you're doing, I like learning about what people are interested in and I like...
    kkam34 kkam34 13-15, F 12 hrs ago

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