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I Once Had a Male Best Friend

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    Easier To Connect With Males Than Females

    To be honest, most of my best friends have been males...My first best friend was a male, and my current best friend is also male.
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F May 7, 2012

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    Actually All of Them

    I have always seemed to get along better with boys / men.  I've always had more guy friends than girl friends.  And my friendships with guys seem to be deeper and last longer. My two closest friends are guys.  I've only had a handful of female friends in my...
    hippieheart hippieheart 41-45, F Apr 1, 2008

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    Tha Boiiis

    Paul Patrick Matt Michael Adam I know, right?? And they were my BEST friends! Five! Here, let me number it for you to give you a better idea. 1.  Paul 2.  Patrick 3.  Matt 4.  Michael 5.  Adam Boys were kinder back in the day. :) There's...
    mixedview mixedview 16-17, F Jan 2, 2008

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    My Best Guy

    I have a guy that's my best friend. I can tell him anything, and he won't ever judge me for it or lecture me. He always just calmly gives his advice. I have great conversations with him and he's just a joy to be around.
    ForgottenMelody ForgottenMelody 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2008

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    My Best Friend In College

    When I was in college, my best friend was a guy. We met our freshman year but really did not become friends until the year after and it took awhile before we actually became best friends. This was not my first close male friend but it was the first time in my life that my best...
    femme7 femme7 41-45, F Aug 3, 2008

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    Let My Emotions Get In The Way

    I had no interest in him at first. The first few weeks of my freshman year of high school, everyone talked about how cute this guy was. Even the lunch lady stopped him in line and told him how handsome he was. Every girl in class had a crush but I thought he was weird. He...
    aja6693 aja6693 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2013

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    He's the Best

    I have always had a male best friend. Most of my friends are male in fact.  I like the male female relationship because my friend and I have more in common.  We both like sports, music, and debate.  It is hard to find a girl that likes sports as much as me so I...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response May 14, 2008

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    No.... He Was My Lover

    He was my lover. but as his behavior is so so so sweet i would rather choose him as a friend. & I had raised this idea many times for him but he refused. & the time am afraid of come very sooner then we separate. I lost my dearest friend. He was the only one who can understand...
    gagagirl gagagirl 18-21, F May 6, 2012

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    Unaffectedly Yours

    My best friend vs. my best friend. I just realized my best friend is no longer my best friend, in fact, I don't want us to be more than casual buddies. There is another person involved though... He is a guy, he lives far a way, speaks another language and have a different...
    Lola91 Lola91 16-17, F Jul 18, 2008

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    I Still Love Him

    We grew up together. We met when we were  4 and just started school. We played almost everyday after school.  We did so much together. All the girls had crushes on him. That always made me laugh. When i was 7 my father died. That changed me. We were still friends...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F Dec 27, 2008

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    ...but It Was Weird

    i loved Chris like the brother i don't have... but there was only one problem: his sister.  she and i were supposedly best friends, but she got so jealous over the littlest things...  anyway, there were times i could talk to Chris about stuff i would never bring to his...
    SunnyKris SunnyKris 26-30, F Oct 11, 2007

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    Its Very Hard to Talk About But ......

    i had a best friend we were best friends since 5th grade , he was gay and i loved him , senior year comes i invite him to a movie premiere , he shows up , at the palms hotel for the premieer and never says hi just leaves , his mom said she didnt want him to be friends with me...
    cocoxoxo cocoxoxo 18-21 2 Responses May 6, 2008

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    Once Upon A Time.

    Once upon a time I lived in a small town, in a state that is thought by many to be nothing but farm land. The truth is, there are cities, buildings, cafes, and public transits. The farms all lie at the edges of towns. I lived on the side of the bridge that was "the city". He...
    MissLefroy MissLefroy 18-21, F 1 Response May 23, 2011

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    Still Do, But... I Dunno If He Knows It.

    I've been his best friend for years... Since highschool. I don't know him as well as I'd like, and he doesn't know me as well as I'd like... But, no matter what's happened, no matter how many times he's disappeared, no matter how many times I feel he's forgotten me... Whenever I...
    Elwing Elwing 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2008

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    A Few...

    Right now actually my best friends are male.  When I was younger my first real best friend was a boy.  I remember my mom had forced me in to Catholic elementary school in 3rd grade and I was so mad at her for making me leave my friends.  Some of the girls tried to...
    worriedforbro worriedforbro 21-25, F Oct 10, 2007

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    He Was Just Like Me

    I once had a male best friend that I had to let go. He couldn't get over the past (we had talked about 3 years ago) I didnt like him that way. He ended up making my life a little hellish he would send me text messages knownin I would go to sleep early so my man would see it...
    MiseducatedChik MiseducatedChik 26-30, F Feb 2, 2008

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    My Best Friend

    my best friend donald still is my best friend and my husband
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F Aug 19, 2008

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    I Still Do!

    Lots of them, I have a few female friends but most of my close friends are male. About 12 or 13! literally! I love having the mix of the genders in my friendship group, you get a lot more perspective on a situation and I think its healthy to know and be close to both genders.
    juniper juniper 21-25, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2008

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    I Have a Male Best Friend :)

    I have a male bestfriend. I tell him everything when i get the chance to. he's 1 year older than me. im in grade 8 and he's in grade 9. we dont get to see eachother alot noe cuz we're in different hallways at school. i first met Al in grade 4. we were in a split grade. i found im...
    vee15x vee15x 16-18, F Nov 4, 2007

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    Me And My Ex Best Friend.

    When i first moved to a different country i never had any friends because i didn't speak the language but then about 2years later i met a lovely boy , and we become best friends. He was a bit of a chav , and got in to quite a lot of trouble .. with drugs and police , but he was...
    Luucianna Luucianna 18-21, F Mar 5, 2012

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    Over the Years

    Over the years I have many male friends, as a matter of fact I  have one right now that I have known for over 30 years. He was my brother in law for 12 years and he's my husbands friend from way back in high school.
    grnwd82 grnwd82 51-55, F Aug 23, 2008

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    Sad Ending Though...

    I can give you a short version... I loved him.. He acted sweet.. I got clingy.. He called me a b****... I still loved him... He acted like a jerk... I left him...
    SavedByGrace14 SavedByGrace14 22-25, F Oct 6, 2007

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    Crying On His Shoulder...

    when my heart was shattered by his bestfriend, he made me get over it and showed me that love was worth it. He stood by side when i was drunker then i had ever been, he was there for me when i needed someone to love me, and he let me love him. It has been three years since we...
    aliceXIONU aliceXIONU 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11, 2011

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    I've Had More Than One

    I've had about three best friends who were males. The first one was actually my first best friend. I really loved spending time and hanging out with him, but when we went to middle school, everything got complicated. I got a crush on him and the friendship fell apart. Best male...
    earth2bella earth2bella 22-25, F Feb 9, 2008

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    My Best Friend Of All Time

    I had never had a best friend like him that i felt like i could tell anything too before. We were bestfriends last year (2011). I had known him for a good while before that but we were never close until a bit before summer. Me and him, we used to hang out in his garage, my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 9, 2012

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    Cen

    We were the perfect couple, we would have had cute kids with cute hair and he was tall enough so that my kids wouldnt be midgets. But I didnt like him like that. The people we worked with and even the customers always mentioned how cute we were together and I got fed up of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 19, 2008

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    Several Actually...

    From the gay, to the mutually attracted, to the absolute platonic. I love male friends. I ususally seem to have more male friends than female in my life, and I like that just fine. :)
    Cinderelly Cinderelly 36-40, F 22 Responses Sep 7, 2008

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    Most of My Friends Are...

    Even on EP most of my friends are male. I just really tend to feel freer and able to talk to men easier than I do women. I have some really good male friends and would never want to lose any of them. I love the relationship that I have with all my male friends and my female...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 12, 2008

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    Memories!

    I once had a male best friend in high school who was so easy to talk to.  We talked about everything and always had fun when we hung out.  Unfortunately, a couple years after he decided to move back to Japan.  We lost touch after a year or so and now I have no idea...
    BrookeLynne BrookeLynne 31-35 Oct 23, 2008

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    Just a Friend

    About 4 years ago, I met a guy (we'll call him S) who was basically just like me. He was what made me sane, and was basically my rock. Most of the time, you wouldn't see one of us without the other. I mean, we were together ALL the time. I would stay at his house all the time...
    bgordo2 bgordo2 22-25, F Apr 10, 2008

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    Best Friend Or More...

    I have really no idea how I feel about this. I think I need help to figure out what to do. I have this best friend and lately we became more intimate. He is younger than me and I think sometimes he is immature and definitely not The right person for me altho, as friend, I adore...
    sophiahapgood sophiahapgood 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2013

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    I Have A Jealous Husband

    Hence I once had a male best friend. I miss him. He was always there for me. I failed him but marrying a guy who didn't accept him.
    truthseeker28 truthseeker28 26-30, F Oct 17, 2012

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    Yeah, I Did.

    or at least i thought i did.... i don't like to talk about how it turned out.....
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F Jan 9, 2008

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    Childhood Friends

    My closest friends when I was a kid were guys. I lived in my school neighborhood, so there were lots of kids around. My 2 best freinds were a couple guys who lived near me. We hung out all the time. I was especially close with one, since our parents were both disabled and had...
    Melody08 Melody08 18-21, F Mar 5, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    Happened when I was young like really young at the time I didn't understand a single thing going just my friends mum saying to me "honey you won't be seeing Jemma for a long time...
    WhyDoYouThinkYouKnowMe WhyDoYouThinkYouKnowMe 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Never have had someone I could truly trust... Or call my best friend. ): blah
    ally5101999 ally5101999 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    There was a boy. He had a crush on me. A big one. I liked him too but i couldnt get over my boyfriend who at the time "wanted a break" so i didnt date him. A month later he had...
    Sorendino1 Sorendino1 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I want someone who will love to be be my best friend. Someone I can share conversation with. Someone that likes being around me. I only had one best friend. But she died and now I...
    23Crystal1991 23Crystal1991 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    I'm a married woman, and my three best friends are male. One has been my bud since high school, another has been my friend since college. My third male best friend always makes...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F Apr 4

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    Soul sisters, to be frank - That's me and my bestest best friend, which is what we like to call each other. We've only known each other for about a year and we didn't start of as...
    xxxrina xxxrina 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Hey everyone.I am 15 years old.Last year I lost my best friend last year.And by lost I mean that she stopped talking to me.We had been best friends since kindergarten and it was...
    inecrazyandhypersensitive inecrazyandhypersensitive 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Well I've had two best friends and it turns out they weren't worth it! Painful lesson everyone, never ever lend your friends money
    PainfulInjustice PainfulInjustice 26-30 2 Responses Mar 31

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    What is this page all about, you hate your best friend, if you hate your best friend then they are not your friend.
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

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    Let's call my best friend "J" for security reasons. J has been my best friend since October. Before that, I HATED HIM! In school I thought he was a really mean person but id never...
    jamesbond1551 jamesbond1551 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    I hope I can always make you happy! I hope i can always put that spark in your eyes! Cause your glow makes me the happiest girl! Your the best girlfriend and best friend! I love...
    Lynn0617 Lynn0617 31-35, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I believe everything happens for a reason and that you meet everyone that you meet for a reason. Most of my friends have been girls, but I've had one really good guy friend and...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Any Girl is Here.. how want to be my lover as well as a best friend for ever...
    Rahulkmb Rahulkmb 22-25, M 18 hrs ago

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    My best friend is my teacher. Her name is Jessie, and she is pregnant with her third kid. And I just got a call from her husband saying she was just in a car wreck and someone just...
    ArizonaDrew ArizonaDrew 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    I miss my best friend. She died at only 21 from a car accident. Not a day goes by when I don't think of her. Rest in peace lovely. See you some day
    23Crystal1991 23Crystal1991 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    Friendship especially Best Friends for men is probably the greatest and most intimate relationship for the male species. As a guy we would love to have that level of intimacy and...
    robertv1976 robertv1976 36-40, M Mar 28

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    Hello everyone. I am 14 years old and you might think this is just the stupidity of teenage hood but I seriously have a problem. So I became friends with my "Beast Friend " 4 years...
    AlexandraMikhailov AlexandraMikhailov 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    ‚Äčknow i am very young, but yes I've fallen in love. so it all started in kindergarten. we instantly connected, he was my best friend over everything. we both had a learning...
    seersh98 seersh98 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    We actually haven't talked for a while . One day we just stopped talking for some strange reason. But this girl was my best friend . We recently just started talking again. It...
    Anonymous13brah Anonymous13brah 16-17, M Mar 20

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    So I kissed my best male friend on lips. It is more like an expected one but it was still very satisfying. He has been someone who is really supportive and we get along really well...
    koomi koomi 18-21, F Apr 2

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