One Mind In Two Bodies
“A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.” (Shakespeare) Numerous people have different ways of saying what friendship is. It is common for people to label every person they are acquainted with as their friends. According to the Online Dictionary, a friend is a person attached to another by feelings of affection or personal regard. A friend can be defined as a strong bond with another person, a person you can always rely on, and someone who is always there. One should always distinguish between good and bad friends. A person who is honest and sincere can prove to be a good friend. A good friend shares not only our joys, but also our sorrows. “The old proverb says, "A friend in need is a friend indeed." That is, friends help and share with each other.” (Berndt 7-10) It’s always better to have someone to share your emotions with. A true friend always comes in handy during those times. A person will try to give you advice, solutions, or even a cure to try to make your situations better. Some people would think that just because they were assisted by that person makes them obligated to be their friend, but in actuality, those are just acquaintances. “A friend is a person who helps you up when you are down. You may have many acquaintances, but you can have only a few true friends. A friend is someone who will continue being your friend even if you do something bad to him. He will adhere to you through thick and thin, through rain or shine.” (Minot 154) A friend would share your pain with you, rather than try to heal it. When you hurt, so do they. When you cry, your tears come out their eyes too. They would be able to just look at you and know exactly what’s going on without you having to say a single word. A friend would comfort you instead of trying to make things better all the time. We should take the time to actually...
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