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A Definition of a Friend

What is the definition of a friend? A friend is a person that knows, likes, and trusts. There are many people that have friends that they can count on for anything. Others have fair-weather friends that are there when they need something. There are countless definitions of what a friend could be. For instance, someone who has a close personal relationship of mutual affection and trust with another is another definition of a friend. One knows the true meaning of friendship if they have ever had a friend. Friends often come and go but true friends always stay. Many people learn from their friends and often ask the advice of their buddy. Having a good friend can usually brightens a bad day and make one smile since that is what friends are for! Knowing how to be a good friend, losing a friend, and supporting a friend can give an idea of what a friend really is. Being a good friend means that one will not judge the others mistakes but help with the correction of the mistakes they make. Also listening to problems and lending useful advice to better their situation is being a good friend. No matter what happens, that one person will stand next to one’s decisions and choices. Sometimes one may not always like what their friends have to say but since there is a common ground between the two one will often listen and respect what the other has to say.

Often times there are going to be times when you lose a friend. Many people are friends with others but do not always treat their friend how they should. This results in fighting between friends. Friends can have a quick argument that ends in a better understanding of the others feelings. But sometimes friendships are hurt and it could take a very long time to repair the friendship, if it even could be repaired. Support of a friend is one of the most important things that a friendship can offer. Letting a buddy know that one is behind them in whatever they do and that one will support them...
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