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I Think Real Friends Are There When It Counts

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    A True Friend Steps In

    Long ago a friend told me this and have carried in my heart and mind ever since...A TRUE FRIEND WILL STEP IN WHEN IT SEEMS THE WHOLE WORLD HAS STEPPED OUT".....over the years I have found this to be ture and like Walt Whitman said: " I no doubt deserve my enimenes but I don't...
    PoppaBear53 PoppaBear53 56-60, M Oct 22, 2011

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    I agree. Good friends are rare. Very hard to find. There is this one friend I know though that is simply amazing and never fails me or anyone else, always shows me constant love...
    bubble83 bubble83 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    My EP friends are Loveislove12, pompeaj, Anastas17, DawnR59 and xMayesx. :) And my extra special friend is poeticnightmare. I am glad I joined this place. (I'll add more...
    RainbowMind RainbowMind 16-17, T 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    When you know it's hard when you have to hide them When your parents don't like them When in the bak of your mind there i something screaming at you to my be their friend But you...
    Jusjellybean Jusjellybean 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 13

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    So much for my so called friend and I know I live by the quote below but seriously the things you ask me for amaze me! Go play with the teenyboppers! “There is nothing I would...
    spiritualdemon spiritualdemon 46-50, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    They are my friends? Don't make me laugh. I just don't want to know that i have none.
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 13

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    My definition of a good friend is: Someone who will love you for who you are. Someone who will cry when you cry.
    Kayu96 Kayu96 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 14

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    • Only Amazing Times When With Great People(: I Honestly Had A Wonderful Time With You Guys:) I'm Looking Fourth To Seeing You Guys Again,I Honestly Had The Best Time Of My...
    elna3573 elna3573 13-15, F Mar 15

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    yeah..but you should be rare in order to hve the rare ones.. always start with yourself..
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 2 Responses Mar 6

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    Three proven since 89. Good is rare. Lasting is rare. Jerks in power hurts. But such pals prove i am one. Or at least worth caring about.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 9

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    I had,.. but distance is the problem
    myrealfriend myrealfriend 36-40 1 Response Mar 22

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    I'm very happy to be surrounded by two wonderful people. Despite our distance I hope whatever we have will remain lasting and true :)
    thelittlemonster thelittlemonster 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Definitely, I've wasted a lot of time on people who didn't matter and pushed away people that did..
    shygyal30 shygyal30 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I love the Internet, so many good things can happen. But also many bad things could happen. When I was super into Facebook, I met some of my best friends. And I actually got in a...
    universegirl101 universegirl101 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    All my family says Internet Friends aren't real.I call that bullshit.I have truly 3 friends, that don't turn their backs on me like the RL friends.They're all my internet friends...
    JelloCat JelloCat 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    This works for me well. I have some online friends I met at another site. Our friendships are working very well. We share a lot of things. I have long conversations on some. It's...
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 16

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    I don't have any recent online friend stories but I enjoy the ones I had a while back. Whenever I felt alone or sad I could log on and be with people who enjoyed my existence. And...
    PikaMuffin PikaMuffin 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I have friendships that have lasted longer than 10 years and most of them I have only known from the Internet. We have lived through and supported each other through tragedies...
    Th3Nothing Th3Nothing 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    I believe Internet friends that you have met and seen online are real friends because this one time I was serving this website called younow and I made so many great connections...
    Hardrocker245 Hardrocker245 18-21, M Mar 3

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    They are very real, I have a friend in Kansas and England that I met on POGO, our friendships are very real. My friend in Kansas lost her husband last April and I just lost mine in...
    Grannygoosie Grannygoosie 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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    Internet friends are the most real friends you are going to get, they are behind metal screens. They have no reason to lie about themselves or to lie to you. If you find someone...
    TakeAPicture TakeAPicture 16-17, T 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    i love all my ep friends.....my close friends are the open minded kind :)
    fireeyesofthephoenix fireeyesofthephoenix 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    are there any asian girls out there that like really young american boys
    philipabc philipabc 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    Think Booster Seats Are Helpful
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M Mar 21

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    Think Kids Need Bike Helmets When Riding Bikes
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M Mar 23

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    I saw a video on youtube and it disappointed me. People, each of whom was there, helped a white kid who suffered from child abuse, while people did not do anything to a black kid...
    sunny11o sunny11o 16-17, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    i have friends all color i love people for them not the color when do we stop looking at color if you want to be my friend treat me like you want to be treated if i see a man i...
    lisaheavy lisaheavy 51-55, F 6 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    i have none, sucks when you take a step back and realIze your actually alone
    Babypuncher454 Babypuncher454 22-25, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Sure they are real, I am real. I always try to be real both on and offline. But gathering the fact that there are fakes in real life, there are also fakes in online friendships...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 10 Responses Mar 21

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    i think this because 1. when im around no even notices me 2. they don't notice if i was even there or if i left already 3. there ******* ******* 4.they don't even ask if im ok...
    mythlover mythlover 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My uncle once said: "I only call someone a friend if I visited them at home, at least once!" I call that bullshit. I met one of my closest friends online and met her in person 2 1...
    CeMi1706 CeMi1706 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    Shortly after I left my marriage of 13 years. I was looking for someone to talk too out of loneliness. So I joined a dating site. I received a message that caught my attention as...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 15 Responses Mar 14

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    I do believe you can have true friends. I think you are less inhibited online . As such you open yourself up to being accepted as you are. When accepted and understood, this is...
    kathf kathf 41-45, F Mar 21

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    happy women's day:))))))) thanks you all the women who make the earth a better and beautiful place to live,,,,, as a mother you nourish us,,,, as sister you are always there for...
    mdbest4u mdbest4u 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    I started with two internet best friends. I've known them since November 2012 and January 2013 at some points they were my only friends.... We Skype and snapchat so I knew they...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15 2 Responses Mar 7

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    I have this woman I don't have a clue where she lives Most of the time she's really nice But can be cranky if you know what I mean She's also very helpful and there for me most...
    wolffive wolffive 51-55, M 4 Responses Mar 22

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    Friends who expect you to remember where they are in life now, who expect you to reply their messages quickly, but who don't do the same in return.. This friend makes me a little...
    thequietexplosion thequietexplosion 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    most of the friends I have made on here are real people. they have no reason to hide secrets or lie about who they are. the ones I have met make me happy to talk to so to all my...
    Lupusinignem Lupusinignem 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    I've made friends online that are better and more real than my so-called "friends" around here so. xD
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 10 Responses Mar 16

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    I have a couple of Internet friends and it's so lovely because mainly they seem to be able to help me more than friends irl
    sarahemily13 sarahemily13 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    I have always thought that a person's eyes say so much about them. They say the eyes are the window to a person's soul. I do believe that but there is much more to it than that...
    srfchopper srfchopper 56-60, M Mar 16

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