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I Want to Be the Best Friend I Can Be

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    I Think I Am....

    even at my own expense sometimes. When my anxiety was so bad a few weeks ago that I hadnt left the house in days, except for therapy, I still got out and walked half an hour to collect my best friend after she had an abortion, and take her home. I put her to bed, and spent hours...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2008

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    Not Sure Where Good And Controling Seperate

    I think every one believes them self to be a good friend. I don't believe I have ever heard a person exclaim to not be.The way I grew up, a friend was a person that was fun to be with but wasn't depended on. The only person I depended on was me. Every one else was extra.Through...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 4, 2011

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    Love And Forgiveness

    I always try to be the best friend i can be. I am always putting myself out there for others.. and that is what i called to do.When they blame me for things that go wrong in their life.. i realize it is pain talking and its not really about me.To be a true friend, i have to look...
    moonstar312 moonstar312 36-40, F 8 Responses Aug 24, 2011

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    Awesome Lines From 'Bleach'

    You have been hurt by unspeakable pain and sadness. Lets carry each other's indelible stains. Don't give up on living! Will I end up losing them someday! I want to protect you and your fading smile. So… Even if the resounding voice calling should me should wither Even if the...
    FriendsForEverandEver FriendsForEverandEver 18-21, M Apr 21, 2013

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    What Is a True Friend?????

    When I saw that my good friend, My, had started this group I had to weigh in because I am focusing on being the best friend possible to all my friends.  When I think back to the people in my life that were truly my best lifelong friends I can see common characteristics that...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 19 Responses Dec 1, 2008

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    So Far... So Good!

    If you can be a good son or daughter, parent or sibling, then you can probably take from that and be a good friend as well. For me, I have never had a problem being a good friend. I cherish my friendships, they are all unique and specific to each individual. If I didn't have a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 8, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Definition of a best friend; The person you can't be mad at for even an hour because you have something important to tell them... Well if that important thing you need to tell her...
    vpeigextori vpeigextori 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Me too... I have never had the kind of friend I could open up to. I love my guy.. but there are things you just don't want to talk to him about especially when its him lol.. some...
    Kayami Kayami 31-35, F 20 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    i wanna talk to some mature and good listener now really , without judging, who can talk about anything and can initiate talk as well ... like a best friend ... and comfortable in...
    rev429 rev429 18-21, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    So my friend is moving to Tanzania today. I won't see her for at least a year. She's doing some charity work, and I'm so proud of her...I really am...but...I kinda miss her already...
    Lindadk Lindadk 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    It's been a long time since my best friend and I had ended our friendship. She was the most caring person that I know and the most crazy of all. Everyday we chat, talk to each...
    Guin2ne1 Guin2ne1 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    All I want is a true, proper friend. All my life I've had all this mean people around me and being treated like crap by so-called friends. I'm a really friendly, decent person and...
    ElviraGoth ElviraGoth 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    My "best friend" is so much cooler and more amazing than me it kills me, she's two years younger than me and is like a bettie page look-a-like, her life isn't the greatest at the...
    Invisibl3flow3r Invisibl3flow3r 18-21 1 Response Sep 4

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    Ok so I'm a girl and I think im in love with my girl best friend. It scares me a lot because I didn't think I could love a person so much. Our friendship started a few years ago...
    teddy237 teddy237 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I am in love with my best friend - it all started in junior year when I met my best friend, I met her thanks to her sister that I had met the previous year, my best friend's sister...
    Silverfang40 Silverfang40 18-21, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Had a great day with my best friend yesterday ^_^ He's the opposite gender to me. He texted me asking if I wanted to come with him for his passport interview. After his interview...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    When I was 8 in grade to I met a girl who was very annoying. Then one day she called me over for a play date (I regret asking her to be best friends) so I asked to be best friends...
    catlover031 catlover031 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Had you ever have an unexpected friendship with someone? You weren't really on good or bad terms in the beginning, you two were just like wind gushing whenever you walk past each...
    switch357 switch357 18-21, F Aug 31

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    I had a "BFF" for 3 years. It all began when my friends constantly fought over stupid things. I became sick and tired of it, so I left the "group". (We are all friends still) I...
    KyokoXD KyokoXD 13-15, F Sep 1

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    I first met my best friend/soul sis in first grade. We studied together in nursery and KG but I would usually stay at home so I didn't really have friends. I have a lot of cousins...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 days ago

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    So this all started in 5th, I felt as if it was destiny that brought us together. He first moved to this elementary school n then I also moved to the elementary in like the quarter...
    intellinerdgirl intellinerdgirl 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    We used to be so close. But something is happening to him.. He's been so stressed, always blaming his parents for everything and he's been acting..strange. I just can't figure out...
    DearYou DearYou 22-25, F Aug 20

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    This happened just this past weekend and I am still going thought a bit of shock. I've not really talked to them any. The must know something is up, but probably not sure what that...
    MelissaSmith24740 MelissaSmith24740 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    She has been my friend since first grade. We been super close for so many years. I only found out after I had gave up on her and now with my current boyfriend. She told me, I told...
    AirSlice AirSlice 18-21, F Aug 21

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    When I was a kid, I used to have lot of friends. When I was at elem school, I have a bestfriend, but when we start at hs we got separated from school :/ So I make new friends. One...
    lbiore lbiore 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    i just started high school. my best friend yesenia have been best friends since 7th grade. we were both new so we didn't know anybody and automatically became best friends. the...
    larissa14 larissa14 13-15, F Aug 30

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    Last semester, I was studying in Vienna and traveling Europe. I was dating someone in the US at the time, and our relationship was pretty much ending at that point. My best friend...
    piperm piperm 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    Is it possible to become best friends with someone... online? I've tried to make many friends online, but it's hard. Actually, making a friend is the easy part, the hard part is...
    justicehero justicehero 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    I don't know what to do because my best friend since I was 7 has suddenly started ignoring me and I don't know why. Last year we were really close and we went to physics lectures...
    hermione118 hermione118 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I have a similar experience as some people on here. It's plain and simple I'm in love with my best friend, ugh it just feels so good to say that lol. I see him every day we sit...
    lonesomerose lonesomerose 18-21, F Sep 8

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    I have a similar experience as some people on here. It's plain and simple I'm in love with my best friend, ugh it just feels so good to say that lol. I see him every day we sit...
    lonesomerose lonesomerose 18-21, F Sep 8

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    A few years ago a best friend of mine and me stopped being friends. It wasn't a hateful separation. (We didn't part hating each other.) This is just a best friend I've had for...
    Ebbistarlight Ebbistarlight 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I want a best friend who I can talk to. And be able to do whatever like be naked with each other and not make it awkward. Help each other, give advice. Be like brothers. Like talk...
    Estrong18 Estrong18 18-21, M Aug 17

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    We met last year during my sophomore year. He was in my art class and we became best friends really fast. I told him things I hadn't shared with anyone. I trust him completely. He...
    kellss kellss 16-17, F Aug 18

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    There is this girl I really like. She's my best friend. I told her I like her, but she said she just saw me as a friend. I think it was okay so I lived on. While I was on vacation...
    xFredje xFredje 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    I met a guy at work and we started talking about common interests, some time passed when we stopped talking, however, after some time passed we started talking and hanging out. I...
    match4me match4me 31-35, F Aug 20

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    My brothers and his best friend been friends for over 15 years he's practically family already. I'll be honest most people would look at him as the typical vicious street guy. But...
    TheFusmicster TheFusmicster 22-25, F Sep 4

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    Hai. I have a best friend. We were friend since 2006 but recently she had a boyfriend. Before this she also had a boyfriend but they had a long distance love. Now she found a near...
    Jojopay Jojopay 26-30 1 Response Sep 5

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    I want a best friend who is a boy. Maybe not a lover but a best friend who is a boy. Who will understand me, care for me for who I am, thinks I'm beautiful, and listens to all my...
    NeedForBones NeedForBones 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    I have gone through a lot because of my best friend and I just think that she just doesn't understand. She thinks her problems are so much worse than mine. I've been beaten by one...
    Fullcan Fullcan 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Hi, I'm Taylor, 20 (almost 21) college student in search of a best friend. I had one a long time from 7th grade to senior year of high school but after graduation we lived to...
    TayBay1207 TayBay1207 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    My friend and I have been best friends for 5 years now. Back in January, he asked me to go out with him & I said "Yes!". We dated for a few months then one day after school, while...
    LoveIsAConfusingThing LoveIsAConfusingThing 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't necessarily hate her. I just hate what she's been acting like lately. 1. This is going to sound like a dumb reason to dislike someone, but she copies everything I say. I...
    bridget1234567 bridget1234567 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I've been sleeping with an acquaintance for the last month. He stays the whole night, sometimes at my place, sometimes at his. We can be rough and nasty, or sweet and tender. He...
    HippyDippyTrippy HippyDippyTrippy 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 18

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    I never had a best friend until high school but, my best friend had a terrible family life, was abused and has anorexic but the one thing she does have is an amazing social life. I...
    shadowdancer47 shadowdancer47 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 22

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    He was my best friend from the time I was 8-17 and then **** happened...we fell in love during the last summer we were actually friends or at least that's the closest I've ever...
    hannahgraceaa hannahgraceaa 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I lost my best friend of 18 years, After a long and devastating battle with bone cancer. If you look at my age you will realise that's pretty much as far back as I can remember. It...
    HarrietsRevenge HarrietsRevenge 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 27

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