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I Want to Be the Best Friend I Can Be

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 205 People

    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 7 Responses Aug 24, 2011

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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...
    BeTheTransformation BeTheTransformation 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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    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

    my gf treats me like crap and i can't stand it anymore. she's really controlling and nasty towards me and literally NEVER wants to be close to me any more. i feel so alone all the...
    lonelyandhurtguy lonelyandhurtguy 22-25, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    My friend and I became best friends four to five years ago, when we were in primary school. It started when she started going to the same tutorial center as me and we just drifted...
    rosyvision rosyvision 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    She used to be my best friend but I don't consider her my best friend anymore. I think she still sees me as her's, probably because I'm a good friend to her but she's not a good...
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I hate it when people say "a guy and girl can't be best friends woth out there being some kind of relationship going on" like no we very well can bc I have a guy best friend
    theatregeek21 theatregeek21 16-17, F 23 hrs ago

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    I always hated when people would say you can't have a best friend of the opposite gender because it always ends in a bad relationship. I was lucky enough to have met my best friend...
    silence3412 silence3412 16-17, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    Met this girl on a forum several years ago. We clicked instantly and I honestly never had such a close friendship with a girl in my life before. I didn't think it was possible to...
    TarikP TarikP 18-21, M 23 hrs ago

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    My name is Zoya, I have always been different than most growing up. Everyone always has that one best friend they grew up with and never part. But not me. You see, I prefer to be...
    Zster3 Zster3 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was watching videos of kylie Jenner and her best friend stas together and I love them so much they are such cute best friends I wish I could have a best friend like that where we...
    Babygirl3799 Babygirl3799 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Since I was young, I usually played outside on my own in the country. Then moved to the city. I made some friends but I was always the tag along. Then in teen years, I had...
    willowofthewoods willowofthewoods 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Not that kind of 'LOVE' actually. I am just love him because he always there for me when i need motivation and support. We never declared that we are best friend, but what we had...
    DolceeVita DolceeVita 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    We had been best friends for 5 years when he confessed he has feelings for me.i didn't love him back so i told him that i only think of him as a friend and we can't be more than...
    Hafizamassoud Hafizamassoud 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My best friend wote this for me💖 I'm just cold I was told again after I ask her What's with the hoodie? I don't fully understand How much pain she's in She feels like she's...
    Uniquesouls Uniquesouls 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Well I can say that having your lover as your best friend is the ideal but in my experience if you start as best friends it's not always a good idea to change it into a lover...
    roes55 roes55 56-60, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I had this one really good friend since the very beginning of freshman year in high school (Maia), eventually we got closer and I got to meet her family, she had a sister which was...
    Himmydimmy Himmydimmy 16-17, M a week ago

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    I had a best friend. I have close friends now, friends that I consider best friends but that aren't really. She was my best friend for seven years and then she grew distant. My...
    Jewels10022 Jewels10022 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My lover is my best friend. We stay up until the wee hours of the morning, laughing and brainstorming. What would I do without the support and understanding that only my partner...
    solostance solostance 31-35, T 1 Response a week ago

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    There was Martinique, Shaynece, Adrianna, Tanisha, My preschool besty who's name I can't remember. My kindergarten besty who's name started with a J. The last time I had a best...
    theprettysideofugly theprettysideofugly 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It's not my best friend, it's one of my best friends close friends, who we go to school. We made a booster for him please help! http://www.booster.com/helpusfightbonecancer
    cayla921 cayla921 13-15, F Jun 24

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    Im new to this, so bare with me. Raymond E. Howze..the love of my life was shot and killed on January 11 2015 for someone to steal my car. Ray wasnt just my boyfriend, he is my...
    CantGoOnWithoutYou CantGoOnWithoutYou 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    My lover is my best friend, but it is a mess. Where to begin, and it will be a bit lengthy. I will call him D and we met when we were 11. It has been the same bond since we first...
    dfclifton55 dfclifton55 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    I first met him at a street crossing, we were both on bikes going to the same direction to work. At the time he worked with my little sister at McDonald's while I worked as an...
    LeeWalker06 LeeWalker06 18-21, F Jun 23

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    Okay, in the past I told me crush how I feel and she didn't exactly feel the same (Note above is her response to me giving her a note confessing my feelings). However, now things...
    marchdan marchdan 16-17, M Jun 23

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    I don't know what happened or what I did. We were best friends for so long and he knew everything about me. No matter what he was the only person I could actually open up too but...
    lilly756 lilly756 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Well I went over to one of my best friends house and we were hanging out in her kitchen and her brother came in and we talked for a little bit and then we went down to her basement...
    lauren2500 lauren2500 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I havent had a best friend since early age. I've had some friends since then but I've never felt that I've come first with anyone. I really wish I had someone who wanted to be with...
    norwegianluna norwegianluna 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    My best friend is also my crush who i think i love, but that doesn't matter at the moment. What matters is that i want to hang out with her. Any suggestions of what to do? It can...
    marchdan marchdan 16-17, M Jun 22

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    Dear "best" friend, The past few days have been nothing but tense conversation and I don't know why. Yesterday, your sister messaged me on Facebook to tell me what a ****** friend...
    stayingstrongtoday stayingstrongtoday 18-21, F Jun 19

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    I met my best friend ironically through an ex 8 years ago.we started talking more and more. then we stopped for a couple years only to reunite again later and hit it off better...
    pandaangel pandaangel 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    there was this girl I fell in love with when I was 15 but she turned me down every single time... she's now my best friend. but this was just me trying to get close to her any way...
    SanFransokyo SanFransokyo 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 19

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    Well, here goes nothing....... I am married with 3 beautiful children to a wonderful, accepting, and caring man....... but there is a catch..... I have been best friends with a...
    mrsinlovewithmiss mrsinlovewithmiss 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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    I was just after being severely bullied by my best friends. My self esteem was non existent, I had no friends and I had no hope. She sat next to me one day in art class - not out...
    buto1 buto1 18-21, F Jun 18

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    I recently finished my first year of college, I attend college in a different state from were I grew up. I loved my time away and had some great times. Unfortunately my two best...
    Greengurl22 Greengurl22 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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    I got a girl who likes having me as s friend . For awhile we were real close and wanted a relationship. But it never worked. She and I were talking last night and we are going to...
    crazyram45 crazyram45 22-25, M 5 Responses Jun 18

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    So I have 2 Bestfriends and they're both Girls, BFF1 is the fun one, she's the one I share my Sassy, rude and fun self with. BFF2 on the other hand is the one I share all my...
    mizzcomplicated mizzcomplicated 22-25, F Jun 18

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    So, basically, my two best friends have fallen out big time. I should add that, recently, me and my best friend (Tash) fell out too. The other one is called Megan. Anyway, me and...
    TwitterHolix TwitterHolix 13-15, F Jun 17

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    I'm in high school & I started off with 2 of my best friends . It was always us all together smiling & laughing . Then we all kind of grew up definitely me because I'm 16 & I work...
    Callmequasha Callmequasha 18-21, F Jun 17