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!"

E M2 months ago
I Never Had a True Friend
I've been sitting for hours, irritated. I know, I need to leave things in the past, but I think this is the best way to do it; through a blog story. I'm twenty-one years old. I've been let down more t...
Olivia Shoemaker2 months ago
To My Person
I think we’re all blessed with a person who understands us in a way that we sometimes don’t understand ourselves. I have had many friends in my life. I’ve outgrown people. I’ve chosen to sever ties wi...
Signs of Fake Friends
I'm sure, sometime in your life, you came to the point when you lost a friend over an argument, or you simply just realised that he/she is not really the friend you need. Let me ensure you that every ...
Chloe Gilholy2 months ago
Fishman Chapter Eight
“Hi Bobby!” Sarah smiles at me as if we were still married. From the way she holds me hands and pecks my cheek, makes me feel warm and fuzzy inside. I can never bring myself to hate her, even after he...
Hunter Merrill2 months ago
Golf Course
Fog on the golf course hugged the ground carrying gloom within its billowing movement. Stillness in the night air was seasoned with the secret language of night birds and the dying chirps of the last ...
Ethan Rennie2 months ago
Real Friends or Fake Friends?
Many people have problems with knowing who their real friends are in the world and who is playing along. Whether it be for gossip, money or the beautiful house you live in, everyone needs to learn the...
Paige Graffunder3 months ago
The Curse of the Omnivert
For a long time, it was assumed that there were only two types of people. You were either an introvert or an extrovert. To the surprise of no one, like gender, it turns out our personality types are a...
Chloe Gilholy3 months ago
Fishman Chapter Five
Ruth wasn’t at home when we knocked on the door, so we called in at my cousin, Annie. She lives in a semi-deserted village called Woodburn. Her house is opposite the small church where she got married...
Paige Graffunder3 months ago
Making Friends with Benefits Work
The concept of the nuclear family is a relatively new one, but it has taken roots in America in a way that is decidedly opposed to any other relationship dynamic. There has been a recent uptick in acc...
Chloe Gilholy3 months ago
Fishman Chapter Four
Grandpa demands that I go straight to his house. As he’s head of the family, I can’t say no to him. His house isn’t far from the train station. You can see the castle ruins from his bedroom window. Th...
Chloe Gilholy3 months ago
Fishman Chapter Three
Shivering to the bone. Itching all over till I bleed. This must be the end. There’s got to be an end to this vomiting. Yawning, I fall back on the bed. Todd sits me up and brushes a cold glass against...
Chloe Gilholy3 months ago
Fishman Chapter Two
I hear rain splattering on the roof. Everything seems so warm from blankets wrapped around my body to the smell of coffee. I open my eyes expecting this all to be some sort of Celtic dream. Nope. Noth...
Hope Leighton3 months ago
Dealing with Grief for the First Time as a 17 Year Old
Growing up, I had never experienced real loss. I had lost a great-grandma or grandpa every now and then but being that I was so young, it didn’t truly affect me; I didn't feel very much sadness. I had...
Jessica Jane3 months ago
When Friends Leave
In the fifth grade, I had only two friends. The three of us were pretty much inseparable. It was like watching Mean Girls in real life but we were in elementary school. Every night we'd three way call...
Ellie Writer3 months ago
Tunnel Vision
Damn the day I met you! I started a new job, which I was so excited about. I came in to help setup this new store alongside my manager. After a few hours of being there, it was time to introduce ourse...
Steven Altman3 months ago
The Conversation
This past week I have been reconnecting with a lot of my fellow Canadians back home. With the distance, texts and messenger help to close the gap and time in between. With the time change as I wake, t...
Dawn Elizabeth3 months ago
Colleague/Friend Balance. Can You Really Be Both?
I recently started a new job. I have worked a lot of jobs and as of late I have decided I am going to stop trying to fit in. Last year I worked in a popular fast food chain and I found my work soul ma...
Toni Koraca3 months ago
5 Ways to Have a Better Conversation
Growing up was complicated. Discovering the whole social scene can be exciting as much as it can be frightening. I had zero social skills as a kid. Striking a conversation would end up being a complet...