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
Submitted by Esmeralda
One day, I came into math a little late so my seat was taken. I could have sat in the front but instead chose to sit next to...
A Real Friend
Submitted by Ho-Ro-Sien
When I moved back to my hometown, Taiwan, I had to repeat the same grade.
At the time, I was sad and disappointed. But, one...
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
My hero Les has always been an inspiration to me. Les lost his father before he was born and his mother lives in a mental...
A few years ago, I was ready to quit on life. It seemed as if nothing was going right. I had no hope, no chance of turning...
It really does matter how you perceive heroism. Heroism is not all about brave and hearty deeds but more about any act done...
Pass It On
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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.