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!"

Vega Burks3 months ago
Forgiveness and Letting Go
Friends. What does that word mean to you? For me, it used to be the people I could run to when I had an emergency, when I just wanted to talk, and when they needed someone I was there. I have been bli...
Denise Willis3 months ago
The Day My Friend Died
I met him through a friend, and at first, he rather intimidated me. He was at least 6'3" and built well. He had the most beautiful blue eyes that sparkled when he talked and laughed. He always had a s...
LeAnn Murch3 months ago
Best Friends
Friendship is the weirdest thing ever, you pick a person and you bring them into your life, share all your deepest darkest secrets with them and treat them better than you treat your own family. It's ...
Emily Milay4 months ago
The Hierarchy
I spent seven total years in public school. It was a figurative jungle, and those who chose to be different were socially annihilated. There was a hierarchy evident in the fabrics of daily work and pl...
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Shauna Campbell 4 months ago
Loyalty
Loyalty. It is something you can't expect from everyone. In reality, not everyone is going to support you and stand with you. There are a lot of people out there who are on loyal to you while they can...
Makayla Richards4 months ago
To the Person Who Sacrifices Their Happiness for Someone Else
Take a step back, look at the bigger picture. Are things as they seem? On the outside, they look like they are happy, healthy, and what every person could want, but are they really? It takes a good lo...
An Tran4 months ago
Blessed
I am absolutely blessed with the company of amazing friends, both in the United States and in Japan. Shoutout to Victoria, Kaitlyn, Molly, Casey, and Alexandra for being in the States, waiting patient...
Adizzy D4 months ago
HER: A Short Story of a Damaged Friendship
Her—I never liked her. I stopped coming around because of her. There was something about HER. I sat and scratched my head as my friends told me about what they really thought about her, but why didn’t...
Dylan Balde4 months ago
Anticlimax: A Reunion that Could’ve Been
The other night, I had this oddly photorealistic dream about Ginny and her friends. It was all sorts of terrifying and fascinating, mainly because it felt very real; I actually ended up sleeping in th...
M B4 months ago
A Story About Coworker Friendships
Being a positive person, I tend to make very close relationships, very fast. In my working career of over 10 years, I have continuously jumped between companies and school, giving me the opportunity t...
Tiara Miller4 months ago
Breaking Off a Toxic Friendship
This friendship commenced at the beginning of summer and ended in October due to the reasons you'll soon read below. Disclaimer; the illicit drug use on my part is restricted to the timeline of this f...
Michelle Schultz4 months ago
Leaving the Party for Church
"Hey, why are you leaving the party so early?" "I have to get up for church in the morning." It's not something you hear very often among the 20-something crowd. But when you ask me why I'm leaving a ...
Chloe Gilholy4 months ago
Fishman Chapter Fourteen
The lift is jolty. I don’t think it’s been serviced for a long time. I wish we took the stairs. I feel like the lift would drop and shatter within seconds. I should tell Todd that I hate lifts the nex...
Carina Rose4 months ago
You've Got a Friend
Moments after falling down the stairs in an emotional frenzy, I sat in the wings of the stage with other members of Rampage by my side. I shove my swollen foot into my character shoe while squeezing t...
Harley Lily4 months ago
Dealing with Being the Strong Friend [From the Weak Friend's Perspective]
Being the ‘strong’ friend to someone in their time of need is something that almost gets brushed under the rug without a second thought. It goes without saying that we generally would do anything we c...
Chloe Gilholy4 months ago
Fishman Chapter Thirteen
I didn’t expect Grandad to be sitting on the couch with a cup of black coffee. BLACK COFFEE! Watching him drink anything non-alcoholic gives me the shivers. Something’s wrong. “Grandad?” “Yes, my boy!...
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J.C. Marie4 months ago
Besties No More
I used to have a best friend. We met in my freshman year of college. We weren't the closest immediately, but come second semester, we were thick as thieves. We had the same sarcastic and self-deprecat...
Charelle Burkley4 months ago
Changing
Another day at Lincoln High School for an invisible girl like me just trying to make it through junior year. Today is the first day back after spring break and I am not looking forward to it. Here I s...