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!"

Elysa Noelle2 years ago
The Words I Can't Say
I spent such a long time saying those words to the wrong person, that now, I don't know how to express the feeling to the right person. I have lost the ability to be affectionate. I don't know when it...
Georgie C2 years ago
Can You Be Friends With an Ex?
There's a man who I've known for more than 10 years. We're friends to begin with — we went to the same school, lived in the same boarding house, and he used to annoy me SO MUCH! He'd distract me when ...
Socially
I’m often sent on an emotional roller coaster of bullshit and drama; a basis that lacks purpose and is filled with impersonal electronic disconnections. LOL, OMG, IDK, BRB, ROTFLMAO. These random acro...
Chloe Gilholy2 years ago
Sleeping Debate
It had been five days since Rita and Ivy had returned from their trip to Amsterdam. The holiday did not go as planned at all, but that wasn't bad thing as far as they were concerned. Rita and Ivy had ...
Yvonne Glasgow2 years ago
Please Stop Giving Unsolicited Advice
When was the last time you asked someone for advice? Compare that to the last time someone gave you some advice you didn’t ask for it. Compare that, yet again, to all of the unsolicited advice, you no...
Past Relationships
They say past relationships won't affect your new ones but that's a lie because they will. In a new relationship you start over and question every little thing from "why haven't they texted me" to "do...
Chloe Ramos2 years ago
The Uptown Boys
The first time I met Charlie Monroe he offered to buy me a bag of peach rings. Well, that’s not entirely true. It’s more like I blackmailed him into buying me peach rings. Here’s how our first real in...
Ona Issuyate2 years ago
Kamp Fire
Kael Nacallio of Ney De Jaar was the youngest of four brothers and two sisters. She grew up in a more relaxed way than her siblings, with much less strict rules and schedules. Her brothers awakened at...
Tatiana Parker2 years ago
A Minority's Memoirs
My friend and I developed a close relationship from kindergarten until we graduated high school. We pretty much stuck together through thick and thin. However, we did not necessarily have the greatest...
Jus L'amore2 years ago
How To Make Friends in Your 30s
Growing up, especially for girls, friends are imperative. They were the lifeline to surviving our teenage years. Of course, these friendships weren't always easy. They were filled with plenty of drama...
Lizzy Arrow2 years ago
When People Accuse You of Something that You Didn't Do
You think you're the worst person in the world for being paranoid, but actually, it's not you that's being paranoid. It's the other person that's being paranoid and you just sit there like "Erm hang o...
Tomas Alejandro2 years ago
Curse of the Secret Santa
The lights. The blinking lights flashing green and red, alternating in duration, yet somehow in sync, clearly the difference maker. The lights illuminate the season. The smell of pine fills the air as...
LD
Leigh Dawson2 years ago
The True Reality of Closure
Closure is defined as bringing things to an end or conclusion. That at times is easier said than done especially in this day and age. Most people crave closure in cases of relationships ending or fail...
Jai Storm2 years ago
Where Do I Go
I don't want to hate you. I don't want to pull away because it's the only way I know how to save myself from you. But I have also reached the point in my life where if I take much more, I will break. ...
My Life
In my opinion, people like to think that they can have whatever they want but in reality that is not the truth. And I am going to tell you why! So recently, I have been dealing with this friend of min...
Rachel Newcombe2 years ago
Hufflepuff Proud
When I think about my road to understanding that kindness is not a weakness, I think about Hufflepuffs. If you have been living anywhere other than under a rock since 1997, you know about Harry Potter...
Ona Issuyate2 years ago
Dim Royal
We met when we were kids, 6 and 9 year-olds running around the courtyard outside the school. The intensity in his eyes reminded me of my grandfather before he died. He looked past the girls playing ho...
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 ...