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I Want to Be the Best Friend I Can Be

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I'm a 14 yr old girl and I wish to have a gay best friend cos every girl deserves one. :) message me if u wanna be my gay bestie lol
    littlecrazymia littlecrazymia 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

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    I just need some guys best friend any taker? I'm just need someone to talk to
    maria134747 maria134747 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    My best friend who I've known for 14 years almost my whole life, isn't ever there for me anymore. I use to could tell her everything but I feel like she judges me now.
    Alwaysdancing Alwaysdancing 13-15, F 7 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    my guy best friend and I dated for about 3 months. those are the months that I wish i could erase from my life. things went sour, he broke up with me and told me he was done with...
    boeingg787 boeingg787 18-21, F 6 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I've focused a lot on my fetish, but let me add a little depth to my personality. This is about the greatest friendship I ever had and lost. I'm an army brat, so I moved around a...
    Hairaddict67 Hairaddict67 22-25, M Aug 6

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    This is a poem I wrote about my best friend My best friend is so pretty My best friend is so smart My best friend is so wise My best friend is my mom Without my best friend I...
    123me321 123me321 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    Hello, I just joined here and this is my first post and I am not sure how all this works. Honestly, I joined here because I need a place I can let my emotions out after losing my...
    lonelyislandgirl lonelyislandgirl 22-25, F a week 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 3 days ago

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    I edited this a little bit, I didn't know if I wanted you guys to know everything that had happened afterwards but I'm not as nervous as I was before. So I'm bi and yes I fell in...
    jacithepanda jacithepanda 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    So I have been friends with this girl for over a year and now we are honestly best friends. I haven't been this close to someone ever in my life. We met at work and after a couple...
    cj177 cj177 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    its been awhile since i logged into my ep account..bad thoughts are lingering inside my head again..and maybe thru writing in ep i can tune out these unhealthy thoughts im having...
    redchic4 redchic4 22-25, F Jul 25

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    My guy and girl best friend started rumors that I was sleeping with my crush, who also had a crush on me. My crush and I had admitted it to one another, but at the time we weren't...
    RaielleMae RaielleMae 13-15, F Jul 27

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    Falling in love with your best friend probably is one of the most wonderful (kilig) or inspiring things that can happen your love life.:) I've experienced it, I realized that I...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F Jul 28

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    Hello everyone ! I am a 13 years old girl & i want a best friend boy or girl just a best friend that would listen to me when i need him/her i dont live in europe so... i could talk...
    lolxoxoswag lolxoxoswag 13-15, F Aug 8

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    It's seems I've just been losing my best friends... I want a friend that I can talk to about anything and everything, talk to all the time 24/7. One that won't judge me and I won't...
    thatbrokengirl101 thatbrokengirl101 16-17, F Jul 22

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    I want to see myself like in the movies; With a gay best friend, a guy friend and a girl friend. :p lmao but I think that is too much to ask. I haven't found a best friend that is...
    Wewerethereinthattime Wewerethereinthattime 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    We don't call our selfs best friends, but I believe we are the best friend of each other. He is really the only person I can be smart with, and actually hates me when I play dumb...
    Notwhatyouthinkiam Notwhatyouthinkiam 16-17, F Jul 27

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    This will be somewhat long but I really need to express all of the sadness and anger that's consuming me inside out. My ex best friend, who I'll call Emily on this post, had been...
    Camille02 Camille02 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    Hey my name is Ernesto I'm male all I want I a guy best friend because all of my other best friends are girls and I need a guy best friend ages 14-17 or 18 if u have an iPhone...
    ernesto2001 ernesto2001 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    I'm in love with my best friend I wish I wasn't. I've liked him way before he became best friend, but I know I can never have him.I can't have him for the simple fact that he is...
    cchristinaa cchristinaa 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    One of my best girlfriends lives with a male companion. She's Black American, he's Latin from Honduras. They are not married but live together. They have sex when she feels like...
    dlynettebudd dlynettebudd 56-60, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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    A letter a a Friend First a little background. I moved from my hometown to Massachusetts cause my dad got transferred then we had to move back down. I made a friend (not gonna...
    Piglover102 Piglover102 22-25, M Aug 13

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    My best friend moved to South America last year (I live in Canada), and it's been really hard adjusting to it. I started going to a new school, and I hate being there, especially...
    supaprittiest supaprittiest 16-17, F Aug 7

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    For over 10 years I was bullied, abused and just plain tortured. It made it difficult for me to make friends, because all I knew was aggression, and because I craved attention so...
    janedoe1994 janedoe1994 18-21, F Aug 8

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    I met my best friend on 11th December 2013. My best friend was a guy, my best friend was a guy I met here on EP, I loved my best friend, I would have done anything for you my best...
    Someoneyouforgot Someoneyouforgot 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    So last fall was my first semester at college (I go to county college). In my basic freshman class (foundations for sucess) I met this great kid. I ended up getting feelings for...
    Jamielr13 Jamielr13 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I should say that I am a little peculiar because adults like the way I am but I am little weak with social life. It has been from when I was little that I never used to go out of...
    VasanthMSV VasanthMSV 13-15, M 1 Response a week 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 2 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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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 1 day ago

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    I wish I could find a really nice girl who's fun and trustworthy to be best friends with. I've never had someone like that before, someone who's like a sister, someone who you do...
    lesha17x lesha17x 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 24

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    I'm 17 years old and I'm in love with this girl. We've been going out for 4 months and it's amazing. But her best friend is bloody creepy. In the first week that we were going out...
    Georgewash1 Georgewash1 16-17 1 Response Jul 26

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    I've been friends with a girl for two years now, but I just met her brother a little under a year ago. She and I are going to be sophomores and he's going to be a senior. Since I...
    Shadowkatze Shadowkatze 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    Me and my best friend have been friends since 2nd grade and now we are entering our first years in high school. Well now, we aren't best friends anymore thanks to a mistake that I...
    basketballislife15 basketballislife15 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    Dakotah was my best friend in the whole world he was my secret keeper shoulder to cry on and when everyone else let me down he was my knight in shining armor and now he's gone and...
    MissSkye MissSkye 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I have a lot of friends that I consider best friends, this friend that I hate is a childhood friend. She's two years older than me. She is a manipulative, rude, mean, self centered...
    heythereandrea heythereandrea 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I'm thinking about moving to the town of my good life-long friend who is also my crush that rejected me. So, let me explain. There's this guy that I've been good friends with...
    BlueColored BlueColored 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    She is absolutely the best. The sad thing is she doesnt realize how amazing she is. I tell her from time to time but i think she just thinks of it as like me doing my friend job...
    toastymarshmallow toastymarshmallow 31-35 Aug 6

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    Let's call my best friend Alex. Alex and I have been best friends for the past 4-5 years. Considering the fact that we are basically the same person, we were practically...
    misunderstoodx10 misunderstoodx10 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I would love to be in a relationship with my guy best friend. It'd just make being in a relationship a lot easier. Because he's seen me at my best & worst. I wouldn't have to try...
    neliza neliza 13-15, F 6 Responses Aug 12

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