I Value Friendship Above Everything Else

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 190 People


    I place the value of my friends very highly.  But I have this problem with letting them know how I feel... I prefer to wait until they are willing to call me by the name of friend or idealy "best friend"... I have said here on ep that I get attached too easily...
    Elf Elf
    26-30, M
    Oct 24, 2007

    Friendship Bouquet

    Friendship Bouquet You may not realize this – but the following is 100% true, think about some part of it daily. There are at least 2 people in the world who you would die for, And at least 15 people who love you in some way. The only reason that anyone would hate...
    pookiem pookiem
    56-60, F
    Jul 24, 2011

    The Phenomenon Of Loving

    Sometimes it hits me, at just a random time of the day; how can we love people so much?  Unlike the way you choose your friends, you don't choose who to love.  Sure maybe in the beginning you decide to trust them, decide to get closer to them; to get to know them.  Yet when...
    ddosdall ddosdall
    18-21, M
    1 Response Aug 29, 2011

    Above a Great Many Things, Cer...

    Above a great many things, certainly. Or, more accurately, I value loyalty and honesty in friendship.
    Torak Torak
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Aug 29, 2007


    I have many acquaintances, but very few true friends.  Acquaintances to me are failed attempts at friendship.  They are the people that are pleasant enough, but  I just can't find them to be genuine and trustworthy to move to the next level.  Some of those acquaintances were...
    deleted deleted
    Jun 19, 2011

    I Value Friends As My Family

    I have no family of my own once my grandparents died and I have always made my friends like my family. But none of them ever felt that way about me and I never have figured out why.I dont use people but have always been used. I dont treat anyone mean but have been abused. I am a...
    wildwriter wildwriter
    41-45, F
    Jan 25, 2011

    I Love My Friends

    I value my friends like a treasure. Like i said I do not have family besides my sister. So friends are my family now . All of them has being so great with me these last weeks, and I appreciatte them for that even more. They have act like brothers and sisters to me. Which is ore...
    Secretpoem Secretpoem
    22-25, F
    Aug 29, 2007


     in my opinion is completely amazing to be able to have common bonds with people and that feeling of closeness ...Ive made tons of great friends on here and just being  in Church now .. im starting to feel really close to people there now after going there for almost a...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme
    26-30, F
    Aug 10, 2007

    Friendship Is Worth More Than Anything

    i'm not the sort of person thats close to my family, so my friends are alot closer. i would do anything for my friends if they asked me to, and i know alot of them if asked wouldnt say the same thing, family would come first with alot of them, but not me....
    sezy sezy
    18-21, F
    Aug 15, 2007

    ...even to the Point of Breaki...

    ...even to the point of breaking up the friendship in order to start anew!
    MJ2007 MJ2007
    31-35, F
    Aug 28, 2007

    FRIENDSHIP~ I can honestly say

    that through out the years I've only had... hmm a handful of friends that I could call REAL friends, they are practically family their * the girls* I could picture not talking to them for year or something but then see them and being able to pick up where we left off. I know...
    lifesize lifesize
    22-25, F
    Feb 27, 2014

    Away Or Towards

    "When things are good, people look good, but when things get rough - who runs away from & who runs towards us?"   YBI have always been very close to my friends. Since I left home, and because I studied Hotel Management, I have lived far from Mexico City, where I am from. The...
    MyNameIsCecilia MyNameIsCecilia
    46-50, F
    1 Response Nov 1, 2011

    Friendship Is A Choice

    Friendship isn't always easily described. The Eskimos, they say, have a hundred different words for snow. Unfortunately, the English language isn't quite as innovative, though it has vast opportunities to differentiate meaning. Certainly, Love is one of those opportunities. And...
    winterlace winterlace
    2 Responses Dec 28, 2010

    Friendship Is A Choice.

    Because I was never blessed with brothers and sisters, I value my friends so much because friendship is by choice and not a given.  My longest friendship started when I moved here from another state.  I met a lovely woman who became my friend for over thirty years...
    dartist dartist
    56-60, F
    8 Responses Mar 27, 2009


    I love my friends. next to God and my family, they're one of my greatest treasures. I believe in taking friendships seriously. I've never approached someone just because, or to make an acquaintance or casual friends with them. I don't believe in that. I believe that you should...
    inoatheart inoatheart
    18-21, F
    Dec 12, 2007

    True Meaning of Friendship

    Its not about buying lunch  or cover for another when someone couldn't show up for work , its not about going to parties and set them up for dates and tell you who to date. its not about being too positive even when we know that are wrong.   A  friend is someone...
    lonesomedove80 lonesomedove80
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Jun 26, 2009

    Sometimes I think I value friendship more then

    my friends do. I feel like it need to be a two way street. I have a friend that I will always defend but I don't think she would ever do it for me. I really deciding if I want to take a step back and not put myself out there to be a that good of a friend. It is time to...
    CJCash23 CJCash23
    41-45, F
    Dec 10, 2015
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