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I Want to Be the Best Friend I Can Be

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 200 People

    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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    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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    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 41-45, F 7 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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    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

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    Related Experiences

    To keep this a long story short; I am dating my best friend. I've learned that society has a way of telling people that it isn't worth wild, but I strongly believe otherwise. My...
    apalivoda18 apalivoda18 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I was never into the whole dating thing, I kind of just rolled with whatever my friends where doing. I've also always had my one true best friend, his position in my little friend...
    Jnatx Jnatx 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    To me, this is the only way it should be, but I have so much trouble making friends due to my social anxiety, let alone a best friend I feel I could ask out. I've never been in a...
    KittySoules KittySoules 22-25, T 2 days ago

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    I want a boyfriend who is my best friend. Someone who is easy to talk to and I can be myself around. Someone I can have fun with.
    skyebrookson skyebrookson 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I'm sorry to say this but all girl friends I have met in life ways took advantage of me they only came to.me when they needed me and they were gone when I needed them. rn I need a...
    Anna1198 Anna1198 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Losing my best friend is definitely harder to go through than any breakup I've been. We were attached at the hip.. Then she ditched me and found a new best friend. (She pulled the...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 10 Responses 4 days ago

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    Idk.. But Ill tell you My story. I met her once after school, on the bus. I sat down beside her in the lack of other places to sit. And she apparently were the kinda person that...
    darkspiritwolf darkspiritwolf 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    All my life I've been friends with girls. My best friend is a girl, we're really different but we get along pretty well. But I miss a guy's company. A few years back I were friends...
    lonelyrider11 lonelyrider11 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I have had my best friend since I was four or five, me coming out was no surprise to him, he is used to my family anyway. He did ask if I had feelings other than friendship for him...
    DanteAsiir DanteAsiir 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Look!! I really don't have an idea that u r still being jealous. ?? We have that issue since November and we talked , and I think that were ok. I thought that u'll never gonna get...
    lyca17 lyca17 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I once had the most amazing best friend. Now that she's gone I long to fill in that empty gap she once held. A part of me hopes that one day we'll reunite and be friends again...
    ThisStrangeEffect ThisStrangeEffect 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am tired of saying the same story but I need to write here , I have been having some bad days as I 've been told many time rude boy by the people . idk y I always get hurted...
    Sonjay22 Sonjay22 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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     ... but of course I'd never tell him that. I met Luke junior year of high school. He and my friend Haley went to homecoming together and I was head-over-heels the moment I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I hate myself for being the way I am. I am greedy and lustful and karma just hit me in the face. During a drunken night in University I let my best friend's ex stay at my place...
    14052822st 14052822st 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I just wanna share my story with people its quite suprizing i think, well it started when i was born my mum was with me untill 1 year old she left to come to england i was living...
    VickyxD VickyxD 13-15, F a week ago

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    When I was 12/13 I met this boy who would turn out to be my best friend. Funny thing is, for the first 10 months we met all he did was beat me up. I didn't know why, but I laughed...
    Plouton3600 Plouton3600 18-21, M a week ago

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    m Leaving This Site..There Are Boys Entering As Girls And Big Lies Allover This Site..If Anyone Is Looking For A Friend To Talk To Or A Best Friend And Has Any Social Media Account...
    Leadslotru Leadslotru 13-15, M Feb 3

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    I was betrayed by my best friend. She was my first friend in high school and we were best friends with each other. It has been 5 years since we have known each other. However, we...
    sxyylove sxyylove 16-17, F Feb 1

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    I've never actually known a girl that's just been my best friend. I've always just hung out with my guy friends and it was hard to make new friends of any kind because I've been...
    ApparentOrb9045 ApparentOrb9045 18-21, M Feb 1

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    I just want someone who I can hang out, listen to awesome music and do stupid things with. I had that with my best friend from HS but since he joined the Army we haven't been able...
    GoldenRoses GoldenRoses 18-21, F Feb 1

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    I had a best friend once, way back..before I become isolated lol.. first real best friend I guess.. he turned into a twofaced b*tch...let some fat girl led him astray. and a bunch...
    Cocrispy Cocrispy 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 31

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    “Be certain you are living YOUR life and not someone else’s” These are the dying words of my best friend’s sister. This wise admonition became my best friend’s catalyst...
    notPC notPC 56-60, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    i used to have a best friend but he is married so now im all alone in this universe everyone of my friends walked away from me, no childhood friend anymore here i am, walking the...
    tenkoji tenkoji 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    If I could have one best friend, I would love to be best friends with a Muslim! A nice Muslim. Even though I'm not a Muslim, I'm not religious at all. Most Muslims are just really...
    ScienceOfSouls15 ScienceOfSouls15 13-15, M 5 Responses Jan 31

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    I want a gay best friend as well, but I can't seem to find one. I personally think they are AWSOME, and would love to have because no offense hanging out with girls all the time...
    Fallbeforewefallout Fallbeforewefallout 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    so the only best friend that I have ever had betrayed me about 3 years ago and I haven't made a new one since. the closest thing is my boyfriend, but there are just certain things...
    LoveKatAR LoveKatAR 18-21 Jan 31

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    I've always wanted a best friend bond and a real one. i feel like I've never had a true best friend. ever. I feel like a best friend is also an escape from everything going on. I...
    LovelyyLexii18 LovelyyLexii18 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    I think I'm losing my Best friend as a Best Friend. I've known my Best friend since the 6th grade. (Now We're both in 10th grade) and we all go to the same school. But, she met...
    Jgummy123 Jgummy123 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    I need a best friend who also thinks I am his/her best friend. Why is it so easy to be there for people but still not a best friend to them? I want a friend who is willing to do...
    Greenapple17 Greenapple17 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    This is a confession. My best friend was the most courageous person I know. She es very very strong and reminded me of the best of my mother. She was kind and caring, loving and...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    His name is Charlie. He is the very best friend, the best human I have ever known. I will always miss him. I had one other friend almost as wonderful as him once. She died when...
    Jackie69C Jackie69C 46-50, F Jan 29

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    I just want them back as my best friend =::::( really hurts. I NEED MY BEST FRIEND.
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    There was a day when i met a boy and we quickly became friends. He was so different than any other boy i've met. 4 months after we became friends he told me that he has a crush on...
    Imscaredofme Imscaredofme 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Hello!... sooo... i am really looking for a best friend... a little about me - I am 18 years old girl from Latvia ready to end high school this year. I haven't had real best...
    Liiga Liiga 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    I use to be best friends with this one girl but she changed completely ever since she got a horrible bf. She lost all of her friends and all she has now is him. even if we don't...
    marckengenie1 marckengenie1 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29 </