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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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    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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    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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    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

    Hello everyone. I am 14 years old and you might think this is just the stupidity of teenage hood but I seriously have a problem. So I became friends with my "Beast Friend " 4 years...
    AlexandraMikhailov AlexandraMikhailov 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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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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    I miss my best friend so bady 😭😭😭 Sometimes i just wish i could go back start over. Maybe if I had a second chance, I wouldn't have lost her. She can't possibly know how...
    TaylorNicoleee TaylorNicoleee 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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...
    xxxrina xxxrina 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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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...
    seersh98 seersh98 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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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 Apr 11

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    At school me and my friends have a group, with 5 girls Alex, Adelaide, Brenna, Grace and Me and I am the only one without a best friend. Adelaide has a best-friends called...
    bryannnnaaa bryannnnaaa 13-15, F Apr 11

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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 Apr 12

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    Hey everyone.I am 15 years old.Last year I lost my best friend last year.And by lost I mean that she stopped talking to me.We had been best friends since kindergarten and it was...
    inecrazyandhypersensitive inecrazyandhypersensitive 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 14

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    Boys sometimes have less drama than girls. I want a guy best friend, who I can talk to and he can talk to me about anything. Who I know is a real person and not some creep behind a...
    amandapanda2498 amandapanda2498 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I have been grieving over my best friend since we both grew apart. She turned into a mean spirited person and started just being awful to me and my family who had always treated...
    SubmissiveArtist SubmissiveArtist 18-21, F Apr 9

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    I've been dating my boyfriend for a year and a half, and hanging with his friends pretty much the whole time. I haven't really got comfortable with them until recently. See, what...
    edlineuser edlineuser 18-21, F a week ago

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    My best friend is a guy and we've known each other for almost 9 years already. We constantly get into stupid arguments but they are serious that's just us. I stopped talking to him...
    AlwaysHaveDreams AlwaysHaveDreams 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I want a best friend, a girl one to be honest.. I thought I had one but I was wrong. I just miss having a girl best friend. A best friend who accepts me just how I am, who doesn't...
    esmer2496 esmer2496 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I may not only love, but be in love with my best friend. I have never been a fan of her boy friend that I unfortunately introduced her to, thinking they would be a quick hook up as...
    EccentricTree EccentricTree 18-21 Mar 25

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    My best friend is great. I love her, and I think she loves me. Till she stopped responding to my snapchats and texts (despite opening them), we would text for 3 hours daily. I want...
    kylalafferty kylalafferty 22-25, F Mar 25

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    Friendship especially Best Friends for men is probably the greatest and most intimate relationship for the male species. As a guy we would love to have that level of intimacy and...
    robertv1976 robertv1976 36-40, M Mar 28

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    Here's to the best friend who... Can pep-talk away my tears. Here's to the best friend who... Is there for me when life turns its back. Here's to the best friend who... Assures me...
    Amsch95 Amsch95 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Maybe hate is too much but… I thing she is not my best friend anymore, I don´t know what to do. I met my best friend 4 years ago and we became friends very quickly, we had fun...
    CaptainMer CaptainMer 16-17 Mar 31

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    My best friend wants to move across the country to be with her boyfriend who moved there recently for graduate school. If they weren't profoundly in love with each other, I wouldn...
    RelianceOnScience RelianceOnScience 22-25, F Apr 2

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    I want someone who will love to be be my best friend. Someone I can share conversation with. Someone that likes being around me. I only had one best friend. But she died and now I...
    23Crystal1991 23Crystal1991 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I have many friends but i just want that one best friend. Like i want to be a best friend to someone and be their best friend only. Someone to connect very easily with....
    dawntaker020 dawntaker020 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    i actually have a lover who is my best friend and it is so complicated.. we argue so much.. we get upset.. worry.. cry.. laugh.. open up to each other.. kiss and go further.. sneak...
    dontlosehope28 dontlosehope28 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    My boyfriend is technically my best friend. He's got a lot of special titles from me. But I'm not really sure I'll ever have a real best friend. The first reason is because I'm not...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    id love to have a friend i can talk to a lot. whos compassionate and caring when i need someone there and will listen. someone to goof off with. who doesnt get offended by my...
    hallowedwillow hallowedwillow 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Hi, i'm Sara, i'm 14 years old, and i'd like to have a guy best friend 14-18 years old, i have a lot of female-friends and i don't have a problem on making female-friends but i've...
    SaraKh286 SaraKh286 13-15, F Apr 5

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    I love my best friend, but I don't think it's necessary to have contact everyday just because of that one fact. Simply because we have a stronger bond than most, doesn't mean we...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M Apr 6

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    I have a best friend, her name is Jaszmin. We've been best friends since freshman year and slowly my feeling for her have built up. Now two and a half years later I love her. I...
    Emiliodecker Emiliodecker 16-17, M Apr 13

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    I am head over heals in love with my best friend. Scratch that. I have 2 best friends with whom I am in love. First, there is my husband. We have been through more than any 2...
    staystronglivelong29 staystronglivelong29 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 14

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    Okay, I told my best friend of 13 years that I have feelings for him, he said he feels the same. He then went on holiday and while he was on holiday he called ME asking me for...
    ClaireD97 ClaireD97 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have two people i really consider my best friends. Theres my first best friend, who i've been friends with since i was born and i grew up with. We don't see each other often...
    whitemiddleclassteengirl whitemiddleclassteengirl 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I don't even know if they were true best friends, I just don't know anymore. I thought they were. But they proved me wrong. One of them ignored me and stuff then sent me a message...
    FloralSmoke18 FloralSmoke18 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    We met 20 years ago in nursing school. She was so funny! We were in the same carpool together. She was from Korea but she was adopted at age 9 by an Italian family, and she had the...
    SanitySister SanitySister 41-45, F Mar 25

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    I feel extremely guilty even writing this, but I can't keep it to myself anymore. My friend-last year definitively a "best" friend and this year one of my roommates- has become...
    messycrazylife messycrazylife 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I don't even know how it happened. But one minute I'm telling people we grabbed lunch and now I'm having to defend it. Sometimes I wonder if it was the input of other people that...
    ellieo5 ellieo5 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Before joining college I had a breakup with my 3 years old gf. I joined college hoping I would get over her but my entire first year I have wasted in her thoughts. During summer...
    hymnz hymnz 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 8

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    We're not exactly best friends, but we are very good friends. I've liked him since the beginning of the school year. We would flirt with eachother all the time. He did it for fun...
    Kittenfire Kittenfire 16-17, F Apr 12

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    I need someone who will be here for me no matter what. I have had friends come and go and that's really not the problem a usually never phases me now I have a friend that has...
    GeminiKali1920 GeminiKali1920 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 13

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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 4 Responses Apr 14

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    besides my dog, i have no best friend. the one i had for over 16 years decided to turn into a druggie and move in with his other friend who was supplying him. he then ended up...
    RedBats RedBats 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I want an awesome best friend that we can get matching vans (the shoe) and hoodies and be best friends :D even if we are not from the same place.
    DepressingKayla DepressingKayla 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I want a best friend so bad. My last one screwed me over in the end and we was friends for eleven years. I miss having somebody to talk to about everything to, go out and have fun...
    XoAmber XoAmber 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Recently went on a overnight school trip and realized what an amazing person my guy best friend is. He was so courteous and handsome and sweet and charming and funny and...
    Thelittleblogger Thelittleblogger 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Hate is a strong word but yes, I hate my best friend but the only reason is because I love her. I can't stay indifferent to her and when she hurts me, I hate her because I'm angry...
    Bearloveshoney Bearloveshoney 18-21 Mar 24

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    My best friend is friends with my ideal girl and is going to ask her to go out with him. I wish for his happiness but I want to be happy too. He always talks to me about her and it...
    BeefStromi BeefStromi 18-21, M Mar 24

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    I cannot live without my best friend But I have no choice My best friend my wife my love of my life my soulmate passed away on January23/14 And I am left here without you I feel so...