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Joined: 5/16/2011
Msg: 1
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We all have them.......Best friends. You share laughs,tears,.......everything under the sun practicly!! You tell eachother secrets,and you confide in eachother. But,let me ask you THIS......... What are the qualities that YOU look for in a Best Friend? Do you share ALL the same interests?Or,do you allow eachother space to "do your own thing",to cultivate interests outside of eachother? Do you nurture dreams(" She wants to be a writer... I think she should at least try.").or do you keep their feet firmly on the ground ("Her stories??Well......they're really not that good." ) Lets hear from YOU!!
Joined: 2/7/2011
Msg: 2
What Makes a Best Friend?
Posted: 9/19/2011 5:21:34 PM
I met my best friend when we were 2-2 1/2 in daycare. We just stuck like glue from that point on. We never went to school together, I think our parents just kept us together weekends to shut us up. And we've actually lived provinces apart now for over half our lives.
And we're quite different on the surface. She was always the jock, I was always the artsy one. She's the extrovert, I'm the introvert. Emotionally too, we just handle things, pressures, dynamics, differently. She's a tad on the neurotic side, I'm a little more level headed. I think the thing that bonded us was our sense of humour, and not being afraid to tell each other something for fear we be judged. Oh yeah, and our love of boys growing up.
 U make it entertaining
Joined: 7/17/2009
Msg: 3
What Makes a Best Friend?
Posted: 9/19/2011 5:30:23 PM
I have a couple of amazing friends.

When I am in need ...
They are there for me.
As I am for them.

Today, all I needed was a hug
As I needed to be held
And she was there for me.

Next month I need a car for 17 days,
as mine is going into the shop for a recall.
She has a spare for me.

I've been blessed.
Very blessed.

A friend is the greatest thing in the world.

Joined: 7/5/2011
Msg: 4
What Makes a Best Friend?
Posted: 9/19/2011 8:21:16 PM
Someone I can trust, who I can tell all of my deep, dark, weird and out there stuff to and vice versa. Someone who will tell me the truth even when it sucks and is also a great shoulder when I need to blubber about it, lol.. Someone that I can respect and also have fun and be totally silly with.

It's multifaceted this friendship thing.

Finding a best friend in your romantic partner is the best, although it makes it tougher if you have to say goodbye.
Joined: 12/3/2007
Msg: 5
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What Makes a Best Friend?
Posted: 9/19/2011 10:12:38 PM
Four legs, a shiny golden coat and fangs.
Joined: 3/6/2011
Msg: 6
What Makes a Best Friend?
Posted: 9/19/2011 10:13:23 PM
for me i was brought up with 2 sisters, went to an all girl catholic high school and than nursing school. always around women, but my best friend was someone who had no siblings, went to public schools and never had a career in nursing. we met because our ex husbands were friends. we clicked for some reason and its been over 30 years. its sad now tho, she had a mental breakdown, and is deteriorating physically and mentally. i've become more like her mother. i gotta say tho, we sure had some fun times..parties, rolling stones concerts, enjoyed our sons, and laughed at everything...including all the men -ex's, boyfriends and ex-boyfriends. everyone needs a best friend.
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