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
The Kindest Person I Know
Submitted by John
Rarely is such hospitality evidenced these days as that extended to my husband and me by our neighbor, Yanina. Our own home...
My Best Friend
Submitted by Abbey
My best friend battled cancer and heart problems at a very young age. He was my truly bestest friend. We did so much...
New Kid On The Ward
Submitted by Anonymous
I was a scared 10-year-old girl in the hospital having reconstructive surgery. This was back when you checked into the...
Everyday Hero Stories
Warren, Hepburn, & Dave E
The Mirror Never Calls My Name.
Snow White’s evil stepmother, Had a great mirror.
She’d ask it a question, But once to her...
I became ill with cancer had no home and no where to turn. But my best friend Bill was always there for me. He took me to...
Miranda R J
My hero is my best friend Miranda. She is the sweetest person, not only to me, but to everyone she meets. She has changed my...
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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.
I will be 60 yrs old in june of 2014 and I don't have any friends I know that I am a very nice person I talk to peoples I got to church with peoples but I don't have any close friends and I would so much like to have some a friend that I could keep in touch with after the death of my husband five yrs ago my life in 24 hours of blank.but I want give up I know I one day I will have a good friend. on my 60th birthday I will celebrate it alone.
Ann Harris, Detroit Mi
friendship is power ;P
Ajah'nae B., Seattle,Wa
Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe
Jimmy Louis, Tamarac
These commercials are the best on TV to this date. I wish there were many more. You guys are the greatest.
Todd Whitehead , Albany Georgia
friendship is an everyday routine!