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I Want to Be the Best Friend I Can Be

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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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    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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    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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    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

    Wanted- best friend forever.. Preferably a female considering I'm female and we would have tales of woe and happiness to share together. . Plus lots in common.. but guys are ok...
    AmaiXAshuri AmaiXAshuri 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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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 4 hrs ago

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    So I'm in love with my best friend & I wanna know how he feels see I can't ruin our 11 years of friendship so I rather keep to myself but I think about him 24/7 and every time I...
    jgnune jgnune 16-17, F 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Till now I didn't find one person I could call him a best friend , that will love everything good happen to him will also happen to me , male or female i don't care
    le4end99 le4end99 18-21, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I met you at a bar in my hometown only six years ago. We barely knew each other but we got along like we'd known each other forever. You chased me around the bar with a pool cue...
    justderek justderek 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    The void I felt as I fell apart was, at least to what I could imagine in my mind, probably equal to what you felt when I'd left you in the hospital. I began to feel very sad. I...
    justderek justderek 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    We've been best friends for over four years now. He's gay so we could honestly talk about everything and anything. We could walk through the mall talking about how cute that guy...
    kay5262 kay5262 18-21, F Jul 16

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    I lost her... Again. The first time she left was back in October I think because me and her boyfriend had started talking and became like brother and sister. She left and I cried...
    talia13 talia13 16-17, F Jul 7

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    So I have mixed feelings for my best guy friend. and he likes my best girlfriend. the thing is she knows that i have mixed feelings for him , but he likes her and she likes him...
    GiaZol GiaZol 16-17, F Jul 8

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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 5 days ago

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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 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    So my best friend, her brother, another guy friend and I went on a long holiday weekend getaway. We all slept in the same room and the first night there we all drank. Her brother...
    alya07 alya07 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I had a best friend. We started talkin to two other best friends and became a group of 4. But my best friend started hating one of my other friends and would always leave and get...
    HarlieMarie HarlieMarie 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I had a best friend two years ago but we had an argument and she moved away... Yeah I do have 'best friendS' but I feel like I need someone who will be my best best friend? We...
    inlovee2 inlovee2 13-15, F Jul 12

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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 5 days ago

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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 22 hrs ago

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    Lately this is pretty relevant. I remember when I was in Texas visiting family something had happened and I was balling my eyes out and I was calling my best friends over and over...
    Tiffersneeze Tiffersneeze 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    Every time I meet someone and become friends with them its a great feeling. As I get older I realised that I can't find the right friend especially a best friend. Girls backstab...
    lexiiwantsfreedom lexiiwantsfreedom 13-15, F Jul 8

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    I met this friend here on EP and we've talked and talked until I became comfortable talking to this friend of mine that I now consider my best friend. We haven't met yet but the...
    Mrclubhouse Mrclubhouse 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    My best friend of 10 years (who is also my aunt) moved to Kentucky about 2 weeks ago and I have hardly heard from her since. But I missed her before she left. It's hard because I...
    akrysrose akrysrose 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    So me and my best friend made a trip to NYC for fun for a week and we just got back today. While we were there I managed to meet a really cool girl. We hung out multiple times...
    Sevenup1 Sevenup1 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    My best friend and I have been friends for 7+ years. We've been to hell and back, we've been each other support systems through thick and thin I was even there we she had her baby...
    SophieBabe20 SophieBabe20 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I have dreams about my best friend who completely hates me, at least I think she does. Last night, I kept waking up in the middle of the night after dreams. I had 5 dreams and each...
    basketballislife15 basketballislife15 13-15, F Jul 14

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    My crazy story.. Advice or comments are appreciated please keep it constructive thanks!! So I met this guy a while ago, didn't really think much of it because it was kind of just...
    mandybaby27 mandybaby27 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I am 13 years old , well i have some good friends but not a real best friend . I would like a best friend : a girl or boy ... just like me : i am a person who loves kind and funny...
    lolxoxswag lolxoxswag 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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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 4 days ago

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    I'm at the beach with my best friend and his family for the week but the thing is I have a crush on him and he dated my twin sister even thought she knew I had a crush on him and...
    Invisblesuperhero Invisblesuperhero 13-15, T Jun 30

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    Since i already read a lot of stories in here maybe its time for me to share my story. So i have a secret crush to my girl best friend. We've been friends since we were in...
    stupid26 stupid26 18-21, M Jul 2

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    I always had one, but we always became obsessive, possessive with each other. So I ended the friendships. I experienced 2 like that. I haven't had that ONE best friend since I was...
    wheelsxoxo wheelsxoxo 22-25, F Jul 3

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    So it was me and Ingrid since 3rd grade ! Then in 4th grade Vincent came he is such a bad boy !! Vincent sat next to me and started to bother me so I told myself "I need to get...
    bela5562 bela5562 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    .-. I want a guy best friend that I can talk to about anything and that is funny and is just a perfect guy best friend
    XXweedXX XXweedXX 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 15

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    When I first met him I thought that he was really cute but I never thought I had a chance with him. Slowly he started talking to me because he was trying to set me up with his best...
    Roseloring Roseloring 22-25, F Jul 15

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    I've known my ex for 15 years, her older brother for just as long. He was my best friend, we grew up together, and we were brothers. 8 Years ago, he was killed in Iraq, and over...
    bigbluecolonel bigbluecolonel 26-30, M Jul 16

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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 2 days ago

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    So basically, my best friend is a girl and so am I and I feel like I love her. We talk at school every day and we talk for At least 4 hours by text every night. We love each other...
    ShingekiNoSlay ShingekiNoSlay 13-15, F Jun 30

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    Me and Jocelynn have been best friends since 7th grade. We did everything together. We became basically one person, we got older and nothing changed. As most teenagers do me and...
    marisolalexis marisolalexis 13-15, F Jun 30

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    I didn't know what true friendship was until I met my best friend. We met a year ago, when my life was at it's worse. Everyone thought they were no hope for me to change, I got on...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Jul 3

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    I love the idea of having a guy best friend who's there for you through everything. I want a cute best friend relationship, you know what I mean? like hacking each other's...
    MeganNichole MeganNichole 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    My best friends I have are amazing and I never want to lose them. The other friends came and gone but the real true friends stay with you. I love them to death and I want to be...
    Diamondgirly Diamondgirly 18-21, F Jul 12

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