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!"

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Danni Scalia3 days ago
Breaking Free of the Mold
Sarah pushed open her door and rushed inside. A thick layer of clothes covered the floor. She was looking for one thing, her high heels. She was going out with her group and was running late… as usual...
Sarah James4 days ago
Men and Women Are Never JUST Friends, Right?
It's a familiar "rule" that we've all been told at one point or another, either by friends or family or even our partners; "You can't just be friends with him/her, there's obviously something going on...
Adina Birbeck5 days ago
Untangling Yourself from Toxic Friendships
Wondering if you are dealing with a toxic friendship? Truth be told, so have I, unfortunately. But here I am to offer you help for this kind of thing so that you can nip it in the bud where it is and ...
The Chosen One
I have been told I am one of the chosen people. I question if they mean chosen for persecution and jokes about being cheap. According to a group of born again Christians I met in high school, I was ch...
David Calvillo5 days ago
After an Unexpected Loss
As everyone does, I went to school and made loads of friends, from kindergarten on we enjoy each other's company just playing laughing and not having a care in the world. Obviously we're all far too young and stupid to realize these "close friends" will be around after college. We lose some friends from just growing apart, fights over the stupidest things (money, relationships, theft), some friends are lost to addiction. However some friends do endure all trials and hard times. A big surprise fo...
Claire Rowlands7 days ago
Traditionally Nontraditional
My life story is a wild ride and I'm sure I'll end up writing about more of it in the future, but right now, this is the story of me - circa 2017. Let's start at the beginning, I met my current partne...
Donna Gonzales7 days ago
Best of Friends
Wow! Has it really been 20+ years since high school? Yes it has - we are all now in our 40's. Some of us are grandparents. Some of us started having kids early while others waited and are now having b...
Breaking Up With Friends
Break ups are never fun. But when you decide to split with a partner or significant other, you know the drill. You eat some ice cream, you watch some bad movies, and you jam out to your epic Screw Tha...
icca hiley11 days ago
Bottle Caps
I was a music student in college. I couldn’t seem to find any other subject that I was interested in to keep me in education. Music's my passion, I live and breathe for it. Therefore, I had lots of mu...
Amanda Grimm11 days ago
[email protected]$# Your Phone Calls
I knew the girl for 15 years. There was a lot of history there. That was what made it so hard to walk away from her a couple of weeks ago. I know it was the right thing to do, though. She had told me ...
ASL
When I started college, I expected to just learn my major (Culinary Arts) and get through my classes. I never thought I'd start to learn something I love as much as cooking, American Sign Language. Le...
Syd Ghan16 days ago
We Broke the Law in New York State
The summer I turned 17, my friends and I decided to go on a camping trip. We had just graduated from high school, and so, in our minds, we had the experience of a thousand lifetimes. This would be the...
Sarah Phillips16 days ago
The Stuff of Legends: What I Admire About My Friends
My circle of friends is both smaller in number than it once was, and larger in geographic terms than ever before, but those in it matter a lot to me. Over the years people have come and gone, but the ...
J. Girl17 days ago
I Have Some Serious Gossip!
Have you ever had a friend whom you would call your absolute best friend in the whole wide world? You are only seven years old and you love your friend with all your heart. You would go to school just...
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Sarah A20 days ago
Neighbors
As he sat there on the bench in the middle of the park, he watched his whole world slipping away with every step she took. He watched her pink flip-flops with yellow daisies on them take one step afte...
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Jane smith21 days ago
The Love I Bear
Pain is that I know Pain for you the one who will never know Pain for the love I now Pain for words I will not tell you Pain for the answer you will give if I ask Pain for the thought of you I build w...
Jessica L22 days ago
Forever Friends
A best friend, the person who is always by your side. The person you think of the moment you hear that funny joke or when you're crying watching the end of Titanic. The person you call at 3 AM because...
Rachel Adams23 days ago
5 Perks of Having International Friendships
Between Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and all the other social media options out there, it's not too hard to find friends that live in other countries. These friendships come with lots of interesting per...