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I Want to Be the Best Friend I Can Be

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I have a lover who was also my best friend. Introducing love into our friendship really changed the dynamics. My boyfriend claims that I'm still one of his best friends (overlook...
    InsaneFlowerGirl InsaneFlowerGirl 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    2 friendship ending experience. There is going to be two parts of this. 1st ill start off with a ex friend I knew since high school who wanted money all the time. 2nd experience I...
    favi4et favi4et 18-21, M Feb 8

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    A - ex best friend B - current best friend C - girl who hates my guts but acts nice to my face D - 2 friends that don't like A Okay, so, A and I were best friends from the middle...
    321send 321send 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    Last month I realized I had strong feelings for my best friend, and some weeks ago her and I had a talk about it. We understood that despite that we are good friends, we are too...
    Alphie123 Alphie123 22-25, M Feb 15

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    Last month I realized I had strong feelings for my best friend, and some weeks ago her and I had a talk about it. We understood that despite that we are good friends, we are too...
    Alphie123 Alphie123 22-25, M Feb 15

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    though I had no idea that this would happen but still, me and my best friend started talking in August 2014, she used to and still studies with me in my class in my coaching centre...
    SyedMohammadAsjad SyedMohammadAsjad 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 21

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    I think a best friend is someone you can tell absolutely everything and not fear being judged. Not because they won't judge you but because you know they'll always be fair and tell...
    RitaMi RitaMi 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Dear girl who broke my best friend's heart, It's funny, how I disliked you when you were going out with him. Ah, not funny; it was pathetic. Don't tell me it wasn't. When I found...
    DisguisedAsMe DisguisedAsMe 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I seriously want, no I need a best friend. I want somebody who I can tell all my secrets too, someone who will stay up and talk to me. Someone who will accept me for who I am...
    BrokenCorpse BrokenCorpse 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    I've always wanted a lover who is a best friend. That's where all the magic begins. I would like to meet a guy who has the same interests as me, and has a kind heart. Someone who...
    peachtree24 peachtree24 22-25, F 7 Responses Feb 21

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    I just kinda want a best friend. you know the kind that refuses to work with anyone else on a project but you. the person who shows up to your house unannounced and walks in like...
    stormmist stormmist 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 22

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    I joined the experience project to make friends, to have somebody to talk to. I also want a friends who I can hang out with and talk to. I basically have no social life but I don't...
    LunaSolTierra LunaSolTierra 31-35, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm so Confused! PART 1 So I changed schools. I finished my tenth grade and left to another school and stayed there my junior and senior year. In my junior year I met a boy named...
    M1k3L3vitZ M1k3L3vitZ 18-21, M 18 hrs ago

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    My best friend and have been friends forever. It's been going on lately these days and feel depressed. I love her as a sister but I don't think she loves me like that anymore...
    cherrypop321 cherrypop321 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    Quite recently my best friend of 11 years betrayed me and now I am finding it very hard to move on and forget about her. My ex boyfriend and I were together for 5 years and it was...
    bexx5 bexx5 22-25 2 Responses Feb 11

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    I fell in love with my gay best friend. We met at work and became very close because of some common friends. He was the guy who makes me laugh and was always there for me. The...
    ste327 ste327 22-25, F Feb 21

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    I used to have best friends during my school days. Not anymore. When I was in my 20s I went three 3 besties, only to find out they weren't my best mate cuz they said so. Only one...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My best friend and I actually did fall in love with each other over the summer, and it was awesome to know that someone feels that way about you, but the situation was terrible...
    QueenTea QueenTea 18-21, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    (I want a Lover who is also my best friend) Is more about Sex then Love ( I want a best friend who is also my lover ) Is love in both parts of the relationship Pick the one you...
    TheOldMountianMan TheOldMountianMan 61-65, M 2 Responses Feb 6

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    I want someone I can talk to and who will love me unconditionally even for faults. I need a best friend I can kiss and tell. I need someone who can numb the pain
    thebladeisbae0718 thebladeisbae0718 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    Well basically I lost my best friend over a racist comment Honestly I'm not even sad I believe that best friends shouldn't care about what u say or do But only if ur there for...
    Aroura666 Aroura666 16-17, F Feb 14

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    I want to be the friend you fall hopelessly in love with. The one you take into your arms and into your bed and into the private world you keep trapped in your head. I want to be...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    It's not only difficult. It's impossible. I recently came to this conclusion. However I'm talking about men/ women besties combinations. Once I accepted a guy as close as my own...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 22

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    My best friend met some girl and he apparently likes her a lot. I can't stand it. Like he is my friend, we used to talk everyday and i was his movie buddy. But now he is all into...
    saina45 saina45 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I was younger and i went to a party. My best friend was there. we were complete opposites. She had a half shaved head and loved hevel medal and i was a a girl with long brown hair...
    maddyg1225 maddyg1225 16-17, F Feb 6

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    I need a bestie (besides my hubby). I need a solid girlfriend to be my best friend. Long story short - I lost my best friend via change in personalities and I still crave the...
    hannahgoose hannahgoose 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    My best friend, Gina, likes this boy, Patrick, but Patrick has told Gina several times to move on and that he only wants to be friends with Gina. I am friends with Patrick but...
    chrisdowney chrisdowney 16-17, F Feb 10

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    I've had a couple of, I thought, very close best friends that I met online, here on EP. Both are men and they meant the world to me for about a year. With the loss of my best...
    chrissy1961 chrissy1961 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 13

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    This is a story about 2 best friends that became One. Love is agape, unconditional. Imagine 2 straight guys falling in love. That's what happened to us. At our first meeting we...
    EmotionalPhilosopher EmotionalPhilosopher 26-30, M Feb 13

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    I was thinking this morning that I have had a lot of "best friends" but they always left. Or I don't see them until they want something. Until I found my Marine, I can tell him...
    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    I am so lucky...I am lucky that I have a best friend that I can tell everything to, that I can share my deepest darkest parts of my soul with. I LOVE him with all my being. He...
    giggletree giggletree 41-45, F Feb 25

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    I want a friend who is nice to talk to and can help take my mind off of everything when im feeling down. I can't have conversations with people from my school except for my best...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 26

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    I'm currently in love with my best friend. He's been super close to me since sixth grade, and we've just clicked. Recently, over the past summer, we got really intimate, and we...
    TalkingKat TalkingKat 18-21, F a week ago

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    I Want a man that knows who I really am and make me laugh make me smile and don't take alot of things seriously if I can't get those things I don't want anybody I want a best...
    myranda27 myranda27 18-21, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    I want a guy best friend! tbh i find guys more fun to talk to then girl. i think there easy to understand and there just awsome to be with! so if you wanna be my guy best FRIEND...
    Californialexiiiiiii Californialexiiiiiii 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    i jst need a best friend who i can solve with my love issues.
    moshet moshet 22-25, F