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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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    Real friends trust you and will never leave
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    Out of All My Closest High School Friends... I only stayed in touch with two of them after high school. There are a few others I still talk to from time to time & I'm talking...
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    There is a difference between a friend that is good to you and a good friend to you :) A good friend is a friend you know you can trust with a good portion of detail about you...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    I have friends.. But I constantly feels that I'm not important to them.. It's like i have to be someone I'm not in order to fit in. I have to impress them or do something crazy to...
    NynnaDavis NynnaDavis 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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
    nicegirlgonecold nicegirlgonecold 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    One can easily make out if a persons a put on or not while on net..and some genuine people are allways their for every few fakes..spammers..crazys..so look one and dont get...
    romell romell 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 25

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    Right now i have 0 friends in general cause in this world, you have to be confident, rich, handsome and smart to have friends! No one wants fat, dumb, ugly, lazy friend! I always...
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    How does it go? "Friends, like books. Should be few and good."
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 3

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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 (:
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    They used to hang out puff puff pass in the days, these days when you're above them,then they won't speak to you.
    ringgo69 ringgo69 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It certainly is the case in my life.
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 24

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    I lost all of them they were older then me one is married one is in college one is in my hometown I moved from with my family I only talk to them like once every other month
    mrloweco mrloweco 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    That's all I want is one, one good friend
    expendableimportance expendableimportance 13-15, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    VvvvvvvvvvvVeeeeerrrrrrryyyy rare
    dashuria dashuria 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Name: Eric Location: we're the parties at Sex: yes please
    Ericsoftpaw Ericsoftpaw 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've really realized that I have very few real friends. There are some that offer their sincerity in the friendship we share, and there were quite a lot that were only my friends...
    ccdawgg ccdawgg 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I love my husband dearly, but I need a friend or two. You know...just somebody to talk to about anything...go to have coffee with or shop. I used to have that...but I made a bad...
    catsmeow59 catsmeow59 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    I believe that it doesn't matter how you know someone, if you enjoy their company and everyone is being themselves then of course internet friends are real friends. I have met...
    thrilloftherisk thrilloftherisk 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    I can talk from experience. I made a few friends on minecraft when I used to play. We've all quit it now but we still talk every day on Instagram chat and I can tell them...
    iiCHARLIii iiCHARLIii 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    This, above all else, is the greatest experiences I have had the honor to go through. As of the 15th of next month, I will be in a long distance relationship with a man I met on...
    PriorP92 PriorP92 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Although many friendships I've made online have not stood the test of time, I have made a few friends with whom I have corresponded over the course of many years and whom I...
    gudrin gudrin 56-60, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    I'm not sure whose to fault but young women growing up not loving who they are! They only love what everyone else seems to think is popular or attractive! Young girls are growing...
    Authentic921 Authentic921 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    Ok ummm. True. But. Real men respect real women. And since they are men. A real woman may need to prove it. Stress wrecks us all. Real men may get upset...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    i really do think girls clothes are better than boys as from a male point of view i just look at ladies skirts, dresses, coats, etc and think to myself i want to be wearing them as...
    GirlyAndrea1987 GirlyAndrea1987 26-30, M 4 Responses Oct 3

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    This is what led me to ep. I need someone to talk to and understand how I feel. To say I have no family wouldn't be true. I have a husband and five children, whom I love dearly. I...
    ktjade ktjade 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    I think that having friends through the Internet is no different than having a friend in person besides the fact that they don't live near you. I've made so many close friends...
    mads225 mads225 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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    I made that mistake with one of my female friends when I was 14. I had no intentions of hitting her whatsoever because she knew that it was completely out of character for me to...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 27

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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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    I really bothers me that some people are so messed up in the head, and wonder what they must be thinking of, and what enjoyment they seem to get? Recently there has been a spate...
    blindfoldstacy blindfoldstacy 41-45, T 3 Responses Oct 10

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    I am friends with a guy, and this annoying kid keeps teasing me about it. He says that we should "fill a bucket", which is code for "have sex", even though my friend and I are WAY...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F Oct 6

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    Think Before You Act I don't like when people touch me without permission . It threatens, agitates, and scares me. If we argue and there's no pre-understanding, Do Not touch me. I...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 28

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    I have met so many awesome people online. Friends I've known for years now; friends from tumblr, friends from games - friends I've gone on to meet in person, even. The internet is...
    pianodreams pianodreams 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 5

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    I really do believe that is true. Currently there is a girl on here who i can really trust. She told me shed be here for me for as long as possible. As most of you know i have...
    Sierra1993 Sierra1993 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 7

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    I feel like the friends I make over the internet care for me more than what my so called friends "in real life" do.
    Lyhaz Lyhaz 13-15, F a week ago

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    I used to think online people were not real people. Kind of electronic blips that would troll your favorite sites for bit and then disappear into the infinity of cyber space...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 21

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    They are rare but a I have found a sew genuine internet friends and I am grateful I have them.
    4myinnerchild 4myinnerchild 51-55, M Sep 26

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    Lol yes there are a lot of fools out there and I'm one of them XD
    joemoses1 joemoses1 13-15, M Sep 26

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    I have been hearing that some white men are fearful of being sexually involved with a black woman. I'm referring to the ones that love black women. I heard some are intimated to...
    friedplantains friedplantains 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 7

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    I really truly believe you can become closer with people over the internet as they aren't judging you on looks, by how wealthy you are or who you hang out with but they are judging...
    LiveLaughLoveDance LiveLaughLoveDance 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 8

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    I've already made a connection here that feels as 'real' as any F2F friendship.
    ceirdyrael ceirdyrael 46-50, M 3 Responses Oct 11

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    I think that there a few people who are just so innocent, but this innocence isn't tied to their actions. Like delicate little flowers who just want to make the world a better...
    QueenOfSaigon5 QueenOfSaigon5 16-17, F a week ago

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    Yep! I have some great friends, whom I met on internet and then in person. They are a few, but my dogs. Haha
    LittleCreates LittleCreates 22-25, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I really need true friends :).
    xjulianax xjulianax 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 21

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    Ugly guys with beautiful girls You always know what the story is Beautiful girls with ugly guys What do they take us for anyway? Ugly guys, with beautiful girls Ugly guys with...
    tarkovsky tarkovsky 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 22