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I Want a Best Friend

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    Alone - All I've ever wanted is to have that one best friend. That one person who is there with you threw everything. Knows you inside out. Will never leave you. Do everything...
    herebutinvisible herebutinvisible 16-17, F 68 Responses Oct 7, 2013

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    Who could had been with me all the time, and we could have listened to our stories and go for a walk. We do not know what is lie and we will never betray each other. Because me is...
    Korsika Korsika 18-21, F Apr 3

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    I lost my best friend because she doesn't accept that I'm bi. Yes I have more friends but my other best friend switched schools right before this happened. I just want someone that...
    meganayyye21 meganayyye21 16-17, F 5 Responses Mar 19

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    I had a best friend for many years but it slowly deteriorated and we can't seem to get back to where we were. I miss the closeness of always having someone to call. I also miss our...
    Track520 Track520 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    I wish I had a best who's always there for me no matter what I know I know people have their own lives but I just wish to meet that one Person who will always want to chat and hang...
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    Well it's not that I don't have a best friend, but they always change and I don't like it. I feel myself drifting apart from them. I want to create a long distance friendship with...
    divaMary3 divaMary3 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2013

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    I want somebody who I can have inside jokes and nicknames with. Who is just my friend but also one of my favorite people because of it.
    ShadowyCheshire ShadowyCheshire 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 9

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    I miss having a best friend. I had the best friend in my freshman year of high school. I was new to my school district and we met in math class. She came up to my desk one day and...
    lovewhiteroses lovewhiteroses 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 1

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    I have had many friendships end badly. Maybe I'm the problem. It's possible-- I am very stubborn.. But let me say this: I am not stubborn for the sole purpose of being stubborn. I...
    sunshine1221 sunshine1221 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2013

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    Well, I did a long post on the I Miss My Best Friend experience. Now I'm in search of another one. I wonder how successful I'll be.
    TheAlbinoGirl TheAlbinoGirl 16-17, F Jan 24

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    I Never Had One - there was never anyone i identified with or identified with me enough so we could become best friends.........i always was the second or 3rd or 4th or lower...
    lunarstrings lunarstrings 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 3, 2011

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    I have 2 issues I'm trying to deal with. First, I have no female friends. My best friend really hurt me almost 15 years ago and I still haven't gotten over it, so I tend to push...
    EalaLyn EalaLyn 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    I have many friends, but the thing is I do not have at least one friend that will be with me forever, a friend to talk to everyday for life. I grew up always moving from different...
    LoverBoyMike LoverBoyMike 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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    My log, December 10, 2013 It seems that this feeling still lingers in me. I want a best friend, so much so, I now want a friend with benefits. I need someone that I can explore...
    Alexob13 Alexob13 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    I want a best friend that will be by my side 24/7. Who will always be there if you need help. Who I can act crazy around with. Who do everything together. Who doesn't care if I'm...
    Secretdiary92 Secretdiary92 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    A few years ago, I stopped talking to probably the only best friend I've had in my entire life. I've never gotten to close to anyone, because at the end I'm the one getting hurt...
    anderrss16 anderrss16 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    I would love to have a best girl friend who won't judge me because of my Christian beliefs. Someone who will talk Disney, Broadway, relationships, or whatever else. Someone I can...
    divaMary3 divaMary3 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 14

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    It'd be nice to be able to talk to that one friend about my troubles instead of venting online.
    Soltanto Soltanto 18-21, F Feb 22

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    I want to make new friends but I really think I forgot how. I've been married for about two years and together with my husband for four and I feel like we have enclosed ourselves...
    smartlop93 smartlop93 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    I want a true best friend not just someone who call themselves "bestie" "bessie" but not real. I hope that there is someone out there who truly cares to know the real me. Who...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 12

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    My ideal best friend is someone who has a lot of the same interests as me and someone who wants to hang out with me most days and/or talk/text often.
    BleuGirl83 BleuGirl83 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    I never had a real best friend. No one ever does know my deepest darkest secret. No one knows my smile is fake. I talk and hang out with myself because I have no one. I feel...
    sharpal sharpal 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 13

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    Best lines said by a friend “I cannot promise to solve all ur problems but I can only promise that I will never let u face them alone
    rahatali1212 rahatali1212 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    I just want that one person who knows everything about me and can always be there for me because they understand me. It'd be nice to always have someone to shop with, grab lunch...
    Soltanto Soltanto 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    I'm a person who is quite the interesting kind. I laugh and make people laugh. I make people blush and smile like it's no tomorrow but the one thing I don't have are best friends...
    Enoch88 Enoch88 22-25, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I want some one I can trust and tell every thin and any thin to and will be there for as I will do all the same for the bit thin is they have to be a girl cos I get on with girls...
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I need a best friend, preferable in the dmv
    Beautifuldream1 Beautifuldream1 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    may the sun shine, all day long everything go right, & nothing wrong may those u love bring love back to u & may all the wishes u wish come true
    rahatali1212 rahatali1212 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    I would LOVE a best friend. Like a REAL best friend. Like. Omg heeeres what happened to me today bestie. Just to unload withOUT judgement would be ammmaaaaazing.
    pinkkcotton pinkkcotton 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 25

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    I Want A Best Friend, Like A Sister.. - i want a best friend soooo bad.. i dont have any friends really, i have a good family but they have so many problems that i dont have the...
    TrueLondon TrueLondon 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 17, 2013

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    and one that lasts for a Long time! I am tired of searching for friends, I am tired of Good friends that last 6 months, I suppose that is one part of why I don't date much. The...
    NvBikeBoy NvBikeBoy 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 26

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    But Where? - It seems that every friend I've ever had ends up not giving two ***** about anyone. I want someone who cares about me the way I care for them. I want to be able to...
    natsparkle natsparkle 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    I am so complex that I have a lot of friends but no best friend. I want someone who doesn't only support me in my craziness, but also joins in. I want someone who could break...
    sharpal sharpal 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 13

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    I want someone I can vent to that will listen and won't care about how bad of a person I am. I want someone who won't abandon me once they get bored of me..
    madhousex madhousex 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    Be my new bestfriend ? 😘
    SassySam77 SassySam77 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 21

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    I've called multiple people my best friends but no one has really connected with me like a best friend
    hebr0 hebr0 16-17, F Feb 25

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    All I have ever wanted was a best friend it's so hard to get along with a lot of girls cause of the drama I have always gotten along better with men I would mind having a male or...
    mommaof3boys1girl mommaof3boys1girl 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Anyone want to talk, message me? Unless you're a creep!
    Annabel19 Annabel19 18-21, F 12 Responses 3 days ago

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    I would really like a close group of 3 or so best guy friends... I just feel that whoever that would be, will have their own friends where I would be an "add on" and, well, It...
    cs113x cs113x 26-30, M Jan 19

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    I just want a friend. Someone I can talk too laugh with and be myself without judgement. I had one of those me and him were inseparable but we screwed it up by screwing with each...
    Beckyg91 Beckyg91 22-25, F 8 Responses Feb 16

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    Recently lost my best friend & I just want someone to listen to & support me.. Any takers?
    kaseyynicholee kaseyynicholee 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    I need a friend who will not betray me or stab me in the back. And I need a friend who will be there for me through everything
    up97 up97 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    Hello everyone i need a friend that i CAn trust n talk i don't have any friends I am always alone n depressed I need someone that I can call my best friends who I shear with my...
    asem16 asem16 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    I think I bond more with girls because I'm gay. I want a friend who is a girl who will keep my secrets and who is supportive of me and what I want to do with my life. Guys...
    cocklover14 cocklover14 13-15, M 13 Responses Mar 1

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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...
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    ​know 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...
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    I have seen this more and more and I don't understand. Best friend -A person whom one knows and with whom one has a bond of mutual affection, typically exclusive of sexual or...
    lovedandadored lovedandadored 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Unlike most of the stories here on the same subject, absolutely nothing ever happened between me and my best friend: we never dated—nor did anyone ever even suggest it or say we...
    luehdnoea luehdnoea 18-21, M 5 days 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 3 days ago

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