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I Now Realize a Few Good Friends Are Better For

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    Friends You Choose, Dysfunctional Family Member You Inherit

    my emotional well being is more important than putting up with any family member who you are totally incompatible with.  My sister drains me emotionally, she is a taker and when we are both going through disagreements(mainly about my Mother)..we make a poisonous combination...
    csan csan 61-65, F Jul 9, 2007

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    I've pushed away many good friends with my behavior.....but they are still there for me, I can't say how valuable that is
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    That's all I want is one, one good friend
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    I've learned friends come and go . but I have 2 very amazing firends that I know will be here till the very end (:
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    It certainly is the case in my life.
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    VvvvvvvvvvvVeeeeerrrrrrryyyy rare
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    That one gay emo kid who you hang out with and secretly crave
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    Please tell me some one gets it if not then I need a hug cuz the human race is fu.cked
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    Virtual friends are not real they say. Well, maybe not, but it sure makes me feel better when I can talk to someone I really really like very much at 3 am, who listens when I'm...
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    Now I'm beginning to realize who my true friends are. Those friends who accept me for who i am. Thanks to my friends I hope to meet more people like you.
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    It's always dangerous, isn't it? We're always warned not to talk to strangers online because everyone's a sick *********. Stick to the websites you're safe on! No one ever warned...
    gigglesounds gigglesounds 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 28

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    yeah sure that makes more sense in investin u r time in ..yes have added many as am in the phase of selecting some close friends from the many!
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    Been friends with KilljoyMel since we were 5 years old! Love having her as my best friend!
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