Three Types of Friends

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Throughout our life we encounter many relationships. We may touch many peoples lives and they may also touch ours. We make small talk everyday with people and are annoyed by some. We can make assumptions about people without even knowing who they are or anything about them. But how do we separate friends? That’s a question that I have asked myself numerous of times. Friends can be classified into one of the following categories: Acquaintances, Childhood Friends and Lifelong Friends.

First, there are the acquaintances. These are the friends that you see and speak to or may even have a brief conversation with from time to time. A co-worker can be an acquaintance because it’s someone that you only see at work and talk to then. Acquaintances can also be the clerk at the grocery store that you stop by twice a week. Basically, acquaintances are people that you really don’t mingle with all the time it’s just someone that when you do see them you may hold a conversation or you may just speak to walking in or out of the grocery store.

Second are the childhood friends. Childhood friends are friends that you were friends with throughout your childhood. A childhood friend can be someone that lived next door or maybe someone that you went to school with as a child or even daycare. The friend that we have in our childhood can sometimes be just that a friend in our childhood, but sometimes they can also become more than just childhood friends they can become lifelong friends. This is what I’m going to talk about next.

Lifelong friends are friends that have been in your life through the acquaintances and the childhood friends. A lifelong friend seems like a family member because they have been in your life just that long. They become a part of your family. Lifelong friends also are the best friends to have. They are always there when you need them.

In closing, I would like to say that if you have any friends no matter which category they fit into it’s a good thing to...
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