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I Want to Help a Friend

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    Please Give Me Clever Donation Ideas

    I have a friend who is married and has a young child, and the family is doing very poorly. I have lent them money and even attempted to gift the money, but they insist that they will pay it back. I don't argue because I don't want to demean them, but tell them to pay it back when...
    dietcola dietcola 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2009

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    The Benefits Multipy

    Every time I do this, consciously, I reconcile my day and learn I helped more than one friend.  It is filed in  my "Accomplishments File" and whenever I need someone and there is not a soul to be found, I open my file and am reminded I am a good...
    aftermath aftermath 61-65, F 4 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    Always Wanting To....

    I am always wanting to help a friend, it is what I do best, since I can't really help myself half the damn time, if I can help a friend, in a way, it makes me feel better, because I know that I helped them. Sadly, I don't think I do much good helping. I guess I do more harm than...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 18, 2009

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    This poem is for you lickle sis <3.

    Hoping it will make you feel a little better? – Its not amazing but I wanted to try.. I don’t know if I believe in god. I don’t know if you do. Believe me ive tried, I really wanted too. I believe in fate, **** the hate. I met you by chance, a coincidence? I think not...
    prettybrowneyes1993 prettybrowneyes1993 18-21, F Jun 16, 2014

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    Everyone please help

    if you can. I have helped my friend by giving $155 gofund.me/q7nn2gg
    TheDarkHadoken TheDarkHadoken 26-30 Apr 7

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    A Friend Who Will Not Accept Help

    Helping a friend without expectations is indeed the best way to improve one's own life.  There is a unique uplifting of one's own spirit when they simply do something for another, even if that person is a stranger.  I have experienced this many times in my life, and I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 24, 2008

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    theforgottensoul theforgottensoul 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Who's up for a chat? Message me :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 days ago

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    Why I do not communicate with my father nor brother. Last summer when I as at camp ( sleep over) where my brother as a councillor I met a gay boy, after my brother left because...
    cablebox23 cablebox23 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I want a friend who can help me not eat when I want to cave.. I just want to be skinny...
    MissHobo MissHobo 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I use to have several women I would speak to nearly everyday for hours and months. One by one they disappeared and faded away. I miss them because i really got to know them or did...
    Harleyman050 Harleyman050 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    I'm really fun to talk to once you get to know me and I'm a very open minded person, though I will warn you a rant at times lol.
    JasonJa7 JasonJa7 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Just need someone to talk. I'm a guy who is in a far away land for a year while life back home is falling apart and there is nothing I can do from here. I have no friends and...
    bluebullet75 bluebullet75 36-40, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I lose my best friend yesterday she said she don't want a friend like me. I remember I use to promise her that if we were not friend anymore I would fight to get her back I can do...
    lookket lookket 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    ???? I need someone to talk lol ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses a week ago

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    i would love this. Dont know if it exists or not but i'm willing to keep looking for that one person who i can be 100% with. i hate all the shallow n judgemental people in this...
    FierceHolo FierceHolo 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Anybody else bored and can carry a good conversation?
    powerlifter2439 powerlifter2439 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    Looking for some really nice female friends that I can talk too. I would really like to meet some goofy people with positive energy! if your willing to be that person just message...
    Fulloflove21 Fulloflove21 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I want a father that I can talk to
    Ridinglife Ridinglife 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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    I want a friend thats friendly so if you are message me
    bebe11235 bebe11235 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    Also, for them to stay and not just say they will (if they have/want to leave, let them say it).
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Aug 20

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    I don't want any friends at all, at least from a conscious theoretical perspective. From an evolutionary perspective, I see friendship as a way to ensure survival by combining...
    Zaxel Zaxel 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Very open minded really trying to have deep conversations with new people and maybe make a few close friends.
    CalibanZXZ CalibanZXZ 18-21, M 4 Responses Aug 20

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    That would be great!! I would prefer a female just because I am a married female and it's easier to have a female friend, plus I just don't have enough female friends and I need...
    lmichelle8907 lmichelle8907 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I'm looking for a friend that I can tell anything too. And I hope this friend can tell me anything also.
    CathyL12 CathyL12 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    I'm a great listener if you want to chat :)
    imme163 imme163 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    "Friend" is a bit much. I need an acquaintance. So many people message me but it's rare to find someone who will talk to you more than once and longer than an hour.
    Gabbysam Gabbysam 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    15, female looking for an internet best friend lol doesn't matter about gender just someone that I can talk to all the time and snapchat and just be best friends lols message me...
    Escapewithmeplease Escapewithmeplease 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I have two that I value very deeply here,with one individual...a great deal of rather surprising commonality. You know who you are. Rene'
    DEVINIQUE DEVINIQUE 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 18

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    Anyone one from london. Would love to get to know you and be comfortable to talk about and do anything. Becoming great friends where intimacy develops.
    vidzzz vidzzz 18-21, M Aug 18

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    It's not so much about having sex with a girl as much as having someone I'm comfortable enough around to be able to do stuff like that without it ruining our friendship. I want a...
    LyraBennett LyraBennett 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I had an amazing Friend with Benefits for five years. She and I are still friends.
    HardTimesGuy HardTimesGuy 61-65, M Aug 17

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    I'm looking for a FWB in the Atlanta area, preferably north side. Seeking white female, single or attached, hwp. I am an exceptionally good lover.
    Bruce68 Bruce68 46-50, M Aug 17

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    because I don't have any person i can call a friend and am online most of the time
    WanjiraLee WanjiraLee 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I am 16. Very friendly, weird (who isnt) i love reptiles and fish. I love hunting, fishing, and the outdoors. I have a small group of friends but no close friend. I just want one...
    lacybro lacybro 18-21, M Aug 16

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    any girls or guys around st Louis mo?
    britjones06 britjones06 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    i want to talk to someone..
    xxMusicisbaexx xxMusicisbaexx 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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    I used to have a great friend with benefits but she had to move... any females 45-65 in asheville area interested ?
    bluesfan7 bluesfan7 51-55, M Aug 15

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    I used to have a fwb but he fell in love or whatever that was weird
    DTFgurl DTFgurl 22-25, F 13 Responses Aug 15

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    It's complicated. I'm married and have a son with another on the way. But I've fallen out of love with him but cannot tell him. AND I want to see other people but I won't for my...
    Himewari0213 Himewari0213 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 15

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    It would be nice for a while.
    Zachariah1996 Zachariah1996 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 15

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