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!"

Virginia Martin3 months ago
Don't Take It Personal
I am back to the city, after four months. I have learnt a lot about society, individuals and myself; although I am back, I keep learning. The fact that I have been away for such a long time, got the c...
Samantha McKelvey3 months ago
Accepting Being Unfriended
Everyone has a best friend. Either you grew up together, worked together, or met somewhere in a bar or online... I haven't met anyone yet who has never had a best or close friend. I'm gonna change som...
Emily Cothran3 months ago
Friends
It's easy to go up to someone and say, "Hey, let's be friends." You do it all the time, whether you know it or not. The hard part is keeping your friends. In school, it isn't difficult keeping in touc...
Jon Thomas3 months ago
A Conversation in the Park
The scene is set in a public park. Nothing special, but there's a small pond that is overlooked by an old wooden bench. It creaks if anyone over 100 lbs was to sit on it and it had cracks and scratche...
Saying Goodbye to Misty
I lost one of my oldest best friends at the end of September. Misty and I met in the 4th grade at Woodstock School when she and a group of students transferred from a small private school which was cl...
Nathonia Smith3 months ago
Coming Together as Friends
They come into our lives when we least expect them and yet, at the right time. Friends are those people who we meet and make an important part of our lives. Some friendships last a lifetime, and some ...
Brittany Wenner3 months ago
My Friend who Killed Themself
I never thought I would have to write this letter. I never thought I would wake up one morning with dozens of missed calls and texts from your parents. I never thought I would have to dress in all bla...
Ossiana Tepfenhart3 months ago
14 Lessons About Friendship You Should Learn by 30
Friendship is something that's a part of life, ever since you were a little kid. You might not even remember your first friend, but it's safe to say that you had one. As we grow and develop, so do our...
Shaun Gallacher3 months ago
Friends Are Life
Chums, pals, friends, amigos, mates...we’ve all got at least one and sometimes one is all you need to help make your life incredible. I’m lucky in life to have a number of close friends and each one I...
Riffkah B.3 months ago
When Reliable Friends Become Too Reliant
One of life's many joys is friendship, and it is the source of so many people's motivation. There is something so incredibly pleasant about being able to have support while also supporting someone els...
Colleen Burke3 months ago
An Open Letter to My Best Friend's Late Brother
Dear Joey, Let me just start this letter out by saying thank you. Thank you for changing my outlook on addiction and knowing what it can do to a family-what it can do to my best friend in particular. ...
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J.B. Summers3 months ago
They Say Friends Will Stay with You Forever
They say friends will stay with you forever. Never fight over a boy. Love comes and goes. I agree. At least I think I do. My experience has been… different to say the least. If you have friends that g...
Rafael Valle3 months ago
The Forgetful Four
Friendships are like buying shoes. You better make sure that you love them before you make your purchase. I have this problem of always seeing a really great pair of shoes and buying them on impulse. ...
Taylor Rose3 months ago
To the Friend That I Left Behind
I honestly thought we were soul sisters. You felt like everything I had ever wanted to find in a friend I held close to my heart. From the day we met, life was a rollercoaster. But every rollercoaster...
Jlynn Sheaks3 months ago
True Confessions (Part Two)
True Confessions (Part Two) Ethan Tandum, age 20, is part of a very close group of friends. They all went to the same high school together and became best friends. They even decided to enroll into the...
Harie Calder3 months ago
How Going to University Changed My Expectations About Friends
Friends and relationships, both romantic and platonic are a major part of human interaction and life in general. Making friends and building both forms of relationships are ingrained into our psycholo...
Phoebe Kyle3 months ago
When Friendships Become Toxic
Welcome, friends, to another rant where I try to give readers advice on things that I've learned the hard way. Don't you fret! This won't be a pity party. I've come to terms with the friendship I lost and I'm a-okay, pal. So, without further introduction, let's hop right in. The first thing that I feel is rather important to convey through this coherent rambling is what is meant by a "toxic" friend or friendship. I'm not talking about a good buddy who has some bad habits. Like it or not, we've a...
Kat Bradford3 months ago
Drop Those Toxic Friends in Your Life
As a 20-year-old introvert, I am not afraid to admit that I have trouble making friends. However, I would like to just say to anyone who is having a hard time with their own friendships. DON’T STAY IN...