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!"

Amee Maree8 days ago
A Letter
I was cleaning out a drawer of old stuff today and I found this in the back of a journal. This letter is well over a year and a half old and I still remember the girl that wrote this so vividly. This ...
Reigning Women9 days ago
5 Signs Your Best Friend Is Toxic
Navigating adult friendships can be one of the most complicated and scary endeavors a person can take in their lifetime. As a 24-year-old in today's world, friendship itself seems to be one of the mos...
Jilian Woods16 days ago
Fair Weather Friend - How to Avoid Being Dumped
Sincere friendship is one of the best things that can happen in life. Sometimes it even happens that there is much more in common between kindred souls, accidentally joined by fate, than between peopl...
The 5 Friends to Cut Out By 25
Over the years I have surrounded myself with many different people, along with many different personalities. It seems as though the older I get, the harder it is to meet genuine people. This is a pain...
Crimson Velvet19 days ago
How Could this Have Happened?
A dark haired man in a black hoodie stood at the entrance to his basement, slightly shaking in fear, as he hesitated to go downstairs. His dark hair was shaggy and covered his eyes slightly. He had pa...
Lana G21 days ago
Why Don't I Have Friends?
When I was a kid I never had many friends. I was always fairly advanced for my grade, so my teachers had to occupy me with other, different activities. You guys already know: No one likes a teacher's ...
Befriending the Opposite Gender... Yes, No, Maybe So in 10 Points (Part 2)
It may not be the case for everybody, but let's say I meet Chris Evans—hold on, I'm trying to process the idea—well, I know I'd not just be friends with him. First, he's from Boston: +200 points for t...
Anne Reboaa month ago
A Thank You to All My Friends
So much love for all of you
Anna Ba month ago
Toxic Friend
This is the story of why I cut ties with my best friend. If you’re unhappy with your friend, you need to say something. I have been friends with my best friend for years, and I have never stood up for...
Chimdi Chimea month ago
Friendship Takes Effort
Honestly, friendship is a touchy topic for me. Back in elementary and high school, whenever my mom said something like, “What is your friend's name,” or “Is she your friend?” I always corrected her an...
Adi Ka month ago
Seeing the Light in Everything
Have you ever met someone and instantly click with them? That’s exactly what happened between my best friend and I. The start of junior year was rough for me. I attend a small private school (26 girls...
Maddie Goodya month ago
My Best Friend Is Still Friends with My Abuser
I had a best friend for six years. We had the same birthday, only an hour apart. Like any relationship, he and I had our ups and our downs, but back then it felt like a great relationship, one I could...
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Conor Miggana month ago
1–My Friend From Uni
The front door creaks open worryingly. Steven and Amy peer in hopefully, and once they’re certain nothing will fall on their heads, they step inside and take a deep breath. For better or worse, they’r...
Amber Van Worta month ago
Books and Mascara
Friendships start in all sorts of ways and it’s often hard to pinpoint the exact origin. But, with Michelle (everyone calls her Mitchy) Munro, I can narrow the start of our friendship down to two spec...
sarah cay smith2 months ago
Vivian
So I originally had the picture of you in the honors college looking like you were heading off to war, but I wasn't able to get it uploaded. *big tear* But I want to still remind you: Don't you dare f...
sarah cay smith2 months ago
Kassidy
How has it been almost a whole year since we met at college orientation? It feels like we've been through about ten years of friendship together. I am so thankful you were bold enough to give me, a st...
Maria Ayala2 months ago
Best Friends
I remember when I got my first cell phone. It was the fall of 2005. I also remember when it rang one day, while I was out for breakfast with my BFF Cortez. We were in Old Town, at a Mexican Restaurant...
Befriending the Opposite Gender... Yes, No, Maybe So in 10 Points (Part 1)
Friendship—one of the best relationships that can be experienced. In comparison with your family that you can't choose, this one is a game of chance: either you're getting along with the members, or y...