Friendship is sharing a mutual bond of trust, understanding and commitment.
“Stay is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary.”
—Louisa May Alcott Novelist
“To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind.”
“Friendship is the finest balm for the pangs of despised love.”
—Jane Austen Novelist
“If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship we must love friends for their sake rather than our own. ”
—Charlotte Brontë Novelist
“True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.”
—Charles Caleb Colton Clergyman, Author
Stories About Friendship
Friends: Lost And Regained
Submitted by Molly
The summer before eighth grade I had a falling out with my best friend of six years, it was the stupidest reason ever, but it...
"Everyone Needs A Friend, Even I"
Submitted by Blade Tapara
The past two years before when my friend got bullied a lot and got really stressed out he had no one to talk to, and even...
Submitted by Ezekiel
One day, I’m at home playing on the Xbox. I then remember how I met my friend Preston.
Back in junior high, my eight...
Everyday Hero Stories
I am a gay man who recently moved to a new city in a new state. Friends are always tough to find when you're new in the area....
One person that really makes me want to do better is my cousin Allison. When I'm going through problems I think about her...
My hero is Lauren T because she is always there for me. Everyday she pushes me to be the best person i can be. She...
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I am touched by your comments as they reflect some of my own experiences. I don't think I have succeeded much in this area of friendship and I too am 60 years old this year. I think my deficit in making friends may have developed from a lack of trust in others and a feeling of not being worthy of their love. I have been limited by these internal pieces of my mind and heart all my life. I would like to develop close friends and have had opportunities but I have been unable to let my guard down and share myself with others. I am wondering if you have any thoughts on this matter? Or give any advice.
Trish, Toledo Ohio
To Ann Harris from Detroit...Happy 60th birthday. There are many people who would love to be your friend. Don't be afraid to take the first step.
John G, New Jersey
My friends are so awesome. I am so glad I have them:)
I really liked this one
Dereck Allen, Sshs
Ann Harris ... I'll be your friend. Join Facebook and request me as a friend. My name is dawn l. O'donnell. From Washington, D.C. Seriously.