friendship

C.S Lewis got it right: friendship is born when one person says to another: "What! You too? I thought I was the only one!"

Dreams
My body feels weightless, as if I’m floating through the air. I try opening my eyes, but they’re so heavy I only manage a small peak. Everything is foggy. I catch a glimpse of light above me, as I’m f...
Cindy Brunswig3 days ago
Always Here
It's so weird looking back to when you first met someone and at that moment you had no idea they would have such a big impact on you. My freshman year of high school, I decided to go on a retreat at m...
Katie Harder3 days ago
Tanner and Zack, the Unstoppables
One boy prefers organization and planning to perfection. On the other hand, one prefers just jumping in guns blazing, getting what he needs, and hauling ass to the nearest safe spot. Tanner and Zack h...
Sharlene Alba4 days ago
Exes and Oh's: Part 22
SERENA Baytown was merely a twenty-two-minute drive from Pasadena, but it might as well have been a different coastal state all on its own. The small businesses in Town Square were charming but still ...
Life Goes On: A Story of Losing a Friend
In 12 years of school, you have a lot of friends. Some for 10+ years and others for a short period. You think you’ll be friends forever... until you drift apart. I had a friend for 7–8 years that I th...
Gwen Siviengxay8 days ago
Dear Ex Best Friend
Dear Ex Best Friend, Since I was in 2nd grade, you were the person I knew I needed to keep around. You became my best friend, and you felt like my sister. Fast forward to 6th grade, we were reunited a...
Grace Mickish9 days ago
Friends with Selfishness
I had this friend for the most part of high school. She got close with one of my close friends and then I became friends with her. I didn’t know how I felt about her during the beginning of freshman y...
Hayden Morris9 days ago
Dear Jabez
Dear Jabez, This is a letter to you Jabez because trying to speak with you is like trying to train a mustang to be a domestic animal. I'm not calling you an animal, I am stating the fact that it is di...
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Al Nash10 days ago
Half Past Weird
Half Past Weird The big man entered the bar and looked around. He wore a torn denim shirt and khaki pants and sported a tattoo on his right arm that displayed the Marine Corps emblem above the words “...
Amarys Dean13 days ago
On Peace
I often find myself wondering what brings others peace, and, even more frequently, when was the last time that they truly felt at peace. When I ask myself this question, my mind always travels back to...
Sharlene Alba13 days ago
Exes and Oh's: Part 11
MARLEY The dance floor wasn't usually the first place I went to when I arrived at a party. It was amazing how much two cups of hard liquor could do to a person. I was halfway wasted and the music was ...
Josie Morgan17 days ago
Finding Your People
As an extrovert with many conflicting interests, I find myself involved in several different friend groups and activities. I've made many new connections and started several new hobbies over the past ...
Emma Fonda18 days ago
The Letters to My Friends I Will Never Send: Vol 2
I am so outside myself today. The pit of my stomach is rising like I’m falling from the cliff I couldn't jump from. It's an infinite drop, and anticipating the end seems inevitable. In moments like th...
Chynna Webley24 days ago
Let's Talk About Relationships
Relationships are a tough topic for me just because they’re always so complex to dive into—questions like, “Why did this break down?” “Why did I even date them in the first place?” “Will I be single f...
Micky Thinks24 days ago
5 Things Your Introvert Friends Want You to Know
You recognize us. We’re your “boring” friends. The ones most often to reject an invitation for a night out, spontaneously ghost on you for the weekend, and avoid small talk at all costs. We are your i...
Autumn Razz25 days ago
Losing a High School Best Friend
One of the hardest things imaginable is losing someone you thought you'd never have to say goodbye to. This is even harder to handle when you don't know where everything went wrong. You have tried to ...
Kayleigh Lynnea month ago
My Best Friend Was a Fairy Tale
"I never want to hear from you again." "Simply put: Our friendship is over." "I wish you the best in your future endeavors and hope you live a happy life. Just stay out of mine." There was more on her...
Nicole Coxa month ago
The Day I Lost a Best Friend
And Why I Wish Her Happiness in Life