I Want to Be the Best Friend I Can Be

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 195 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

    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
    18 Responses Dec 1, 2008

    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...
    BeTheTransformation BeTheTransformation
    22-25, M
    Apr 21, 2013

    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

    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

    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
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Aug 24, 2011

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    16-17, M
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    1 Response Apr 12
    My best friend has as many leather boots as I do, LOL:)
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    16-17, M
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    natalie243 natalie243
    18-21, F
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    18-21, M
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 9
    I can be a best friend. ;) just ask my best friend... he'll confirm it! lol. wait, don't tell him I said this. He doesn't want to share me so... 0_0 ssshhh... hihi
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    26-30
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    26-30
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    HELLONWHEELZZ HELLONWHEELZZ
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    DaydreamingSleepwalker DaydreamingSleepwalker
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