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I Want to Be the Best Friend I Can Be

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 211 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    It has been a little over a month since our break up. Everyday is hard but everyday is getting easier. I was best friends with my ex before our relationship, and we decided we...
    Hohjo Hohjo 18-21, M Oct 12

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    I was really depressed last November to the point that I didn’t believe I was depressed and told my 2 best friends I was bipolar when I wasn’t. I also told one of them I was...
    em27soccer em27soccer 16-17, F Oct 7

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    I suppose it all started the night of hallowe'en when i was walking back from a party, drunk, having already purchsed my kebab, and wanting to devour it in peace. My memories are...
    lologreeno lologreeno 16-17, F a week ago

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    ...and I don't know what I should do. I know I'm not her *best* friend but I am one of many - she has many she considers true best friends and her BFF is her sister - but in my...
    themissmoxie themissmoxie 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Well here's the story. So me and my best friend have been bffs for six years, since we were in seventh grade and now we are juniors in high school. We tell each other everything...
    FairyTailGM FairyTailGM 16-17, F Oct 6

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    I have posted about this many a time before; truthfully I don't even know which category to post this in. Perhaps to get the most feedback I will just post it in more than 1. Is...
    itscake itscake 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 6

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    I had a best friend who was the closest person to me in the world. We'd talk all the time, even when we weren't together, we'd text each other from "good morning" till "good night...
    xmasquirade xmasquirade 22-25, F Oct 20

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    in love with her... my girlfriend currently is my bestfriend before. we met each other when i am around 11 year old and she 13. my girlfriend is two years older thn me as you can...
    LuCiFeRz LuCiFeRz 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    So, this girl, she is my best friend. She is also my cousin, so we've known each other since we were born and stuff. She used to be kinda mean, so didn't like her. But then she...
    AvaRawr AvaRawr 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I moved schools in grade 3. I still remember seeing all of the kids who were already friends talking about their summers and all that and I was kind of left out. The teacher told...
    QuinnMac12 QuinnMac12 13-15, F Oct 6

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    This is a long story, let me warn you! Six years ago when I started college, I had literally zero friends as I hadn't attended high school due to social anxiety issues. I met so...
    icecreamjunk icecreamjunk 22-25, F Oct 19

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    Ever have that friend who would do anything to protect you from harm or pain. A friend that would do anything to save you. But it just so happens to be one of the opposite gender...
    dreamforever789 dreamforever789 18-21, F Oct 22

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    My boyfriend and I have been dating for over half a year now. We knew each other in middle school, and I had a huge crush on him. Unfortunately because of that I was too nervous to...
    MyDearDiary MyDearDiary 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    First things first: I have two best friends at the moment. Let's say their names are Lydia and Cathy. Well, Lydia here, is my first friend at school and I thought that we might get...
    DarkAngel483 DarkAngel483 13-15, F Oct 3

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    I have a crush on a guy, but he likes my best friend im not sure if he still does but bestfriend is dating a guy so theres no chance btw them..I really like him, but I am starting...
    heatherella heatherella 13-15, F 8 Responses Oct 5

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    I really want a best friend, I'm 18 and preferably I want a best friend that's in college, and has a lot in common with me :) I am really friendly so message me if you want a best...
    Danyyx Danyyx 18-21, F Oct 19

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    Okay, so here's my story. One which I am still living. It's been the hardest time of my life and I thought I should share this experience with everyone who feels the same way. So...
    shenanigan94x shenanigan94x 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I am just looking for someone that I can talk to all the time. I would like a guy best friend and a girl best friend. Just someone that I can get to know and then take it from...
    BreeRenee2 BreeRenee2 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    It sucks to feel betrayed by your own best friend. I should've known that she was just with him to be away from her parents cause she wanted so much to be on her own. She only...
    vanessamoomoo vanessamoomoo 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    We have been bf since 1984, fourth grade. In high school I was the party popular girl and she was the soccer player good girl. Others didn't believe it when we til them we were...
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    Yes, definitely it would be great. My experience turns out to be an huge cliché tough. My boyfriend at high-school was actually gay. He was also my best friend, and I think I have...
    Awkward26 Awkward26 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    I moved to a new school due to personal reasons. During my first year there (7th grade) I was very much misunderstood ever since on the first day of school when I looked down at my...
    RainingMind RainingMind 13-15, F Oct 7

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    Well, I'm a girl, and my best friend is also a girl, just to clear that up. When we first met, I was kind of closed up. I didn't like to be touchy with people. A bunch of my...
    refusingtogiveup refusingtogiveup 18-21, F Oct 12

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    I met my best guy friend 2 years ago. He's super nice and great to talk to. I started getting feelings and I felt like he did too. In the summer, we ended up fooling around and...
    Evain121 Evain121 18-21, F Oct 13

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    I have a crush on my best friend "Amy". (I am a girl) I've had a crush in her for two months and she knows, but she doesn't really take it seriously. She has a crush on Jane. So...
    Kaylee000 Kaylee000 16-17, F Oct 19

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    I still think about you all the time. Ever since you came into my life I haven't been able to get you out of my mind. The way I felt around you was the must unreal thing I have...
    Danielt104 Danielt104 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    We were friends before they broke up and we are still friends. My best friend left her for another and she was so depressed. She talks to me a lot and I understand both of them...
    TheDarkLorrd TheDarkLorrd 22-25 4 days ago

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    Today again watched movie 'The cast away'. I have watched it many times, but still it makes me feel cry and also happy for this great actor. His emotions and gestures are truly...
    ExUser007 ExUser007 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Think Thelma and Louise , Lucy and Ethyl and Laverne and Shirley . That is me and my best friend. She is here for the weekend and 12 hours in to the visit she has caused simple...
    Dancemomisme Dancemomisme 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    I wouldn't say this dude is my BEST friend, but to him I'm his. I'm a senior in high school as of right now and my 'friend' is a sophomore. Mentally, I don't think he's a sophomore...
    MetaGiga MetaGiga 16-17, F Oct 3

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    Deprived of love in SM, I need a Best Friend who can be my lover here on EP. One and someone special who can feel and understand my cravings without judging. I am honest and...
    Raajan71 Raajan71 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 4

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    My best friend of 7 years told me it was pointless even trying to be friends anymore. She said I was fake, manipulative, and a liar. Then she blocked me. She blocked me and when I...
    GingerCannibal GingerCannibal 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    This last Friday, i lost the only person I truly ever connected with. There was so much we had in common. Here's a guy I've known since we were in elementary school and we became...
    thongluvr582 thongluvr582 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 5

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    My best friend has cancer and it SUCKS! I do not want him to be sick or hurt. He just got married and has a baby on the way and this should be the best time of his life. He...
    nikolasmom nikolasmom 36-40 1 Response Oct 7

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    I met Belle two years ago wen I first moved from a new school. I didn't like her at first, at least not that way. We were more of friends of a friend that first year. The year...
    Rachlm214 Rachlm214 16-17, F Oct 8

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    I miss my best friend, I miss talking to him and he has slowly closed me out of his life these last few months. I know he's having a bad time these last few weeks and I can't help...
    glassprison glassprison 31-35, F Oct 10

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    My EP best friend is awesome! I've only known him for a few weeks now but I just feel blessed to have someone to talk to sometimes. I had an awesome friend online and on June 16...
    SRayne SRayne 41-45 1 Response Oct 16

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    I lost my best friend about a year an a half ago over the stupidest argument one could ever have. And now she won't even talk to me. I miss her so much! Some days it's too hard to...
    basketballhope basketballhope 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 17

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    We met on her 2 years ago during the summer. I was new to the site so, even being behind a computer screen, i was still shy. She talked to me and soon we became friends. Talked...
    BaileyJean15 BaileyJean15 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 18

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    Hello. My names is Alice and I'm am an average 15 year old girl. I am quite nerdy but I love art and I love space, ocean and of course weather! Anyways, today at school was really...
    Alicesmoments Alicesmoments 13-15, F Oct 20

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    Worst thing that could ever happen is not betrayal by our love ....I think betrayal by your best friends are more painful...It makes u to lose hope on everybody. The one who was...
    girlyoudontunderstand girlyoudontunderstand 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 23

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