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!"

Michelle Schultz4 months ago
To the Best Friend Who Wasn't There for Me
I have a ton of friends. Only a handful do I consider close, true friends. When I got pregnant, I lost a lot of friends that I never thought would leave my life. But, I'm thankful that I got to see th...
Chloe Gilholy4 months ago
Fishman Chapter Eleven
My eyes squint at the tall guy with blue dreadlocks and green headphones. Is that Simon? Simon and his twin brother, Peter were two of the children that Ruth and Kathleen fostered together. They’ve gr...
K.A. Negron4 months ago
"Hello": The Healer
The Healer: Growing up sheltered and controlled in every aspect starts to have effects on a child the moment they decide they were never meant to be caged. I learned this the hardest way possible: thr...
K.A. Negron4 months ago
"Hello": The Best Friend
"Hello" is more than a greeting. "Hello" is asking permission to enter someone's life, to bring them new experiences they never thought they'd have, to change their world for better or worse. I find "...
Kari Friend4 months ago
Toxic Friends
Friends are great. Everybody has a natural, human longing to be loved. What do you do, however, when your friends are toxic? When being around certain people brings you down, what can bring you up aga...
Juniper Mables4 months ago
Born This Way!
I met Ana when I was in the fifth grade. My family had just moved to a new neighborhood and I had started a new school. At my previous school I had lots of friends and it never appeared to me that I m...
Chloe Gilholy4 months ago
Fishman Chapter Ten
Todd always seems to be the first to bar and loves being the last to leave. In the corner of the pub where cold pints covered the little table by the fire, Todd shows me some of his favourite screensh...
Carina Rose5 months ago
The Truth About Internet Friendships
Many people believe that meeting friends or significant others online is dangerous business. There is said to be many who catfish—pretending to be someone that they are not. While there are definitely...
E M5 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 Shoemaker5 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 Gilholy5 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 Merrill5 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 Rennie5 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 Graffunder5 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 Gilholy5 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 Graffunder5 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 Gilholy5 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...