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I Value True Friends Very Much

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    Don't Have Many

    True friendship withstands all hardships and petty disagreements life throws at you. I have several close friends, but only very few I consider a true friend - one that will never loose touch, or leave - even if they find out something about me they disagree with. Out...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 10, 2009

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    True Friendship

    With you, it's all about voiceless communication- always knowing exactly what to say, but never actually having to say it. When no one seems to be listening, you hear. When I hurt but don't show it, you know. When I turn away to hide my tears, you see. When I feel like I can't...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus 51-55, M Oct 8, 2010

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    I Have Something To Say.

    I want you all to know. You can never have too many best friends. It is better to have a true friend than an aquaintance. It has taken me many friendships to figure out others around me. There were many times when I would be friends with someone to discover that they weren't...
    Christian02 Christian02 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2012

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    True Friends

    Here are some key ingredients to being a true friend. * Always willing to listen * Be able to receive and give criticism * Be honest * Be able to put yourself in the other person's shoes * Forgive almost everything * Be willing to protect the person no matter what may come...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus 51-55, M Oct 7, 2010

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    I Love Them

    I love them more than they love me, but that's just the way it goes.
    Tibicina Tibicina 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 27, 2009

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    The Type Of Friends I Have Would....

    Break their foot skippingGet drunk on apple juiceSing a random song about Canada when we’re not going thereScream at someone to stop screamingMake a video of barbie zombiesSwears someone’s staring at them, waves to them, and says “Damn-it”Go to a kid movie and want to see...
    HeartSelfMade7668 HeartSelfMade7668 18-21, F Dec 16, 2012

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    Bonds Of Friendship

    When days are filled with sunshine How close we hold a friend; it's good to share the laughter, the dreams that have no end. And it is fun exchanging some episode of fun and finding much in common, in all that you have done. But when the days are shadowed, Perhaps with pain or...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus 51-55, M Oct 8, 2010

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    Special To Me

    You're always oh so good to me, You are all a friend should be, And that's why you're especially Special in my heart, you see! I hope that there will always be Me and you, you and me - And that's why I'm especially Letting you know you're special to me!
    gr8jesus gr8jesus 51-55, M Oct 8, 2010

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    My Theory On Friends

    When I was a young girl, my mother told me that I would be able to count all my friends on one hand and still have fingers left over...I didn't really digest and understand that concept until I was much older. I have family that I am not the least bit close to and then I have my...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F 6 Responses Nov 16, 2008

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    I Will Paint A Rainbow Over Your Bridge.

    I value casual friends and true friends the same way. I am a good listener. I can give critic as well as inspirations. I can be a helping hand when you need one. I will stand commited to your advocacies as long as it fits my moral standards. And these and more are the things I...
    zephyr2005 zephyr2005 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2011

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    Friend Versus Best Friend

    A friend has never seen you cry. Your best friend has shoulders soggy from your tears. A friend doesn't know your parents' first names. Your best friend has their phone numbers in her address book. A friend brings a bottle of wine to your party. Your best friend comes early to...
    gr8jesus gr8jesus 51-55, M Oct 8, 2010

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    Sharing Joy

    Sometimes, I have these odd, wonderful moods that are hard to explain to others.  I am so filled with joy and I want to share it with all my friends. I want you all to know how much I love you, and that you have made a positive difference in my life!  You are all an...
    angeleyes2009 angeleyes2009 41-45, F Nov 26, 2008

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    You Know It!

    True friends at hard to come by, at least for me. If I can find a true friend or two, I'd treasure the friendship we have. I'd like to have a true friend, I really do.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 13, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    True friends show up in the middle of the night to nurse.... Cuddling. Feeling blessed.
    jjtoes jjtoes 36-40, F 17 hrs ago

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    For a long time i wanted and longed for a group of loving friends to share my life and experiences with. I have a few friends in reality that i know are true friends and we share a...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 13 Responses Jul 3

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    I once had friend whose name was Sam. He and I got along great and our friendship at one point turned into a "thing". The thing faded after a while though making us just friends...
    goats4lyfe goats4lyfe 13-15, F Jun 30

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    All my life i never thought that i could end up with no true friends like i do today.. I used to have a great childhood and lots of friends. but no true friends , not even one. I...
    Loneliness78 Loneliness78 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    Just like anyone else on this Group, I am hoping to make friends that would lead to true friendship. The kind of connection that each would have trust to express more, and trust...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 8 Responses Jun 29

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    I'm lucky to have many true friends, and lots of aquaintances. But what defines a "true friend"? Well, it's someone who will stick by you through thick and thin. Someone who never...
    CarMechanic CarMechanic 66-70, M 5 Responses Jun 25

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    I do believe in True friendship ,I don't have lots of friends in my real life too, but i'm happy in my circle.Here, in ep i met many good people ( with few i have bad experience...
    mayank1012 mayank1012 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have maybe three TRUE friendships and a few more good friendships. I think people often confuse friendships and acquaintanceships. They are quite different. I also believe...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jun 26

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    This is massively true, well apart from the fact I don't think I have any. I have some 'friends' but are they true friends? probably not. And considering my age (25), this probably...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 11

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    I cherish true Friendships, I have friends for many years and that is what True Cherished Friendship is all about, Would Like to have the same thing on here, so let's gets...
    sunnyday55 sunnyday55 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I do have true friends but we aren't close. I don't know how to get close to people without creeping them out.Whenever I try to get close to people I tell them things that they...
    beachboy14u beachboy14u 18-21, T Jul 14

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    I have a group of friends, however they aren't true friends but I have no one else. I love them but they treat me bad. There's three of us. It's always me walking behind them when...
    oceansxx oceansxx 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    A person can have many associates, acquaintances and people in their contact list, but true friends don't come in large members. They're the ones who will stay there to the end...
    Juspassinthru Juspassinthru 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I know we're here under assumed names, so we can be honest, and open about ourselves, but I have found a few good friends on EP. It's fun meeting new friends. It's interesting...
    TxRocker TxRocker 46-50, M Jul 12

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    I'd like more friends on EP and I mean real true friends not some person looking for thrills
    Cosplaygirl Cosplaygirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    "friends come and go but true friends leave foot prints"
    kaaigee kaaigee 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    When I think back of all the friends I ve had and have encountered in my life . There are only a few true friends that will stay behind and be there for you. Even to a point you...
    Ninjaxeriko Ninjaxeriko 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    If you find someone who makes you smile, who checks up on you often to see if you're okay, who watches out for you and wants the very best for you, don't let them go. Keep them...
    happygirl100 happygirl100 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Only one and he and I met in Korea back in 1992 while in the Air Force. We have travelled the world together and speak often. He's the type of friend that you can call anytime and...
    guttereagle guttereagle 41-45, M Jul 11

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    Is it possible to earn True Friendships here? :3
    yalalast yalalast 16-17, F 10 Responses Jul 14

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    I have a group of true friends here and blocking any one is one of the hardest decisions to take.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've been a EP member for over six months and I've met two of the most amazing people ever. They both became close to me really quick as true friends. All I know is I screwed up. I...
    steve0629 steve0629 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Tonight I just reunion with all my friends in high school! Long time no see! Its been 1++ year that i havent met y'all! Tonight was FUNN!!!!!! ❤️
    daneean daneean 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    But friendship always gone too soon.. As much as it feels somehow rather.. Bad that you no longer meant that much/important to whom you thought, they could be your best friend.. Or...
    JonDanny JonDanny 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I have a few friends I can call best friends, I am lucky I have them and they are friendships I have had for over 10 years. I trust these friends and can be myself with them. My...
    myworld39 myworld39 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    In life there are so many people who will come into your life and leave, but those good friends who stay even when you fall out and have a disagreement and you think that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The title is an understatement. It may seem weird, but I've been friends with so many different people, that I now know exactly the type of friends I want. Sure, I don't want them...
    misfitmily6091 misfitmily6091 13-15, F Jun 27

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    I am feeling so down today my one more friend left me just because I said I don't like lies .I hate liars. he lied to me most of the time and he confess today that he was lying to...
    brokenangelia brokenangelia 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I'm currently 23, and over my lifetime have had many many MANY different friends, from junior school to high school to college. I've been in many groups and slowly faded away from...
    slipdasystem slipdasystem 18-21, M Jun 29

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    There was this one girl who I shared a couple classes with in highschool, but we never really talked until grade 12. I really regret not talking with her sooner. We're actually...
    almaera almaera 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I have a true group of friends. I am lucky to have five friends that have been with me in the worst as well as the best of times in life!
    wjk1849 wjk1849 46-50, M Jun 29

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    Fake friends- never ask for food Real friends- are the reason you have no food Fake friends- call your parents Mr/Mrs Real friends- call your parents DAD/MOM Fake friends- have...
    Chasemanning Chasemanning 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    In real life also, I have few friends who are lifelong and part of my life... I am very individual n I like to be with few people who really feels like true friend and make life...
    lovencare lovencare 46-50, M Jul 11

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    It is priceless coz it is rare...how many times have we thought we had a true real friend and later realize this idea was far from the truth.How often a friend surprise you in such...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I have always been the type that can have few friends at a time. I have surrounded myself with people that I thought were friends before and the outcome was never good. There was...
    MelMel68 MelMel68 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 13

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