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!"

Suzannah Fischer2 years ago
One Question That Will Help You Build a Relationship
One thing I think we can all agree on is that relationships are hard. Whether you are building a friendship from the ground up, trying to get to know a partner on a deeper level, or reconnecting with ...
Fog Wall
I lean down and pet Jasper. He is no bigger than a teddy bear, a 3-month-old Golden doodle. He looks disoriented in the dark, outside of his new home. His little paws are damp from the wet pavement. H...
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lala vigil2 years ago
Heartbreak and Friends
As I sit in the bushes in that Wal-Mart parking lot I was faced with a decision that would change my life completely. All I could feel was tears running down my face and my chest closing off till I al...
Dear, the Person I Fell In Love With
We met in 6th grade and at the time my self-esteem was at its lowest point. He gave me the impression of being a jerk but the more I got to know him, the more I saw him as a friend. At some point, I s...
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danielle 2 years ago
Living with the Grief of a Loved One
Every time I try to write about him, I seem to have no words. No descriptive paragraphs, no elaborate phrasing, just a wish that he was here again. I have tried so hard not to feel pain when I think o...
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Teya Heck2 years ago
For The Love Of A Daughter Chapter 1
Present Day- Now This morning my room felt freezing. What is different? I can see my breath, I can hear my heart beating loud, my head in its own world. The white walls seem to turn colors. My furnitu...
Yannick Taylor2 years ago
You Can't Be Nobody's Lover
There's a song that Ashford and Simpson did in the Good Old Days of Real Music called "Over & Over." The song says "Over and Over, Time Again, You can't be nobody's lover, till you're somebody's frien...
Darrian Broom2 years ago
The Church Must Learn From Its Past
There are gay people in our congregations. Who love God and who are deeply loved by Him. They worship the Father in all sincerity and truth and are at peace with themselves. Too often from the pulpits...
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Dani J2 years ago
Flatty Flat Flat
I'm an Iron Writer and every week there's a new writing challenge, to create a 500 word story incorporating 4 elements given in whichever way to feel. This is a great way to learn and practise your wr...
Bridget Meier2 years ago
Always On Her Toes: Chapter Two
Chapter Two: Gouge Out My Eyes Why Don’t You? I told DJ of the news and she gasped. Tears filled her eyes. So she left to be with him. Bryce, I mean. Who else? I mean, it’s his sister. Ok, that was st...
Lizzy Arrow2 years ago
When Your Best Friend Surprises You/How to Create New Friendships
The most awkward thing that can ever happen to you is your best friend trying to surprise you; you know when you hate surprises but they still try to do something nice for you? It's still a surprise e...
Sharon Hayes2 years ago
How to Cure a Feminist
While much progress has been made over the past decades thanks to feminist scholars’ and activists’ efforts to counter traditional gender stereotypes, several recent events in the United Kingdom, Nort...
When Money Stopped Being Funny
I won't bore anybody with the details of the history of the monetary system itself since that content has been widely available for some time now. What I want to talk about is a fundamental shift in h...
Bridget Meier2 years ago
Always On Her Toes: Chapter 1
Dance, Karli, you’re depending on this show, I thought. I sighed, waiting for the music. I was dancing Lyrical today. The song was Dancing Queen by ABBA. It was seventies week this week, so I went wit...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 8
On Thursday evening, Mimi d’Aubrey went to visit her sister Catharine Mathieu. "Hello Mimi," Catharine said as the maid brought her into the pristine white kitchen. "It must be so quiet here with the ...
Alex B2 years ago
A Personal Definition of Crazy
Now I have to admit; the term 'crazy' can be misconstrued in many different ways. What is it to be considered crazy? We each have our own subjective way of deciding which person seems deserving of thi...
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J.C. Marie2 years ago
Time To Say Goodbye
I met my best friend my freshman year of college. We were part of a larger group of friends who were so close we were practically inseparable. During second semester of that year, two of our friends s...
Tatiana Parker2 years ago
My Last Love Letter
It marks a year since the last time we spoke or seen one another. Even though time has passed and I have a better understanding of why you walked away from the friendship, the pain of that moment stil...